The Richard Platt lot.
A house, barn, home lot and orchard.
A map of the plan of New Haven when there were only 157 houses, drawn by Joseph Brown.
Roger Sherman moved to New Haven, and opened a store across from Yale College.
Roger Sherman completed building his house.
Portrait of Roger Sherman, by Ralph Earl.
The British invaded New Haven and ransacked Roger Sherman’s home.
Roger Sherman swapped land with a neighbor, and his store accepted non-currency as payment.
Character sketch of Roger Sherman, by William Pierce.
President George Washington dropped in for tea.
Rebecca Prescott Sherman, mother of men.
New Haven Green and the Grove Street Cemetery, by Ellen Strong Bartlett.
Last residence of Roger Sherman, no. 1050 Chapel Street.
The Rail Splitter speech in New Haven, by Abraham Lincoln. The Wide-Awakes of Connecticut: a most remarkable scene. Gaius Fenn Warner, iron magnate, purchased the Roger Sherman plot, and built a new house, with a double bow front, by architect Henry Austin.
Frederick Douglass attended the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln.
Peter Carll’s Opera House: from construction to the grand opening night.
An account of the Junior Promenade of ’82, by Frederick W. Rogers.
Yale’s first banjo club, by Marshall Bartholomew. New Haven’s great park.
Dr. Winchell takes legal possession and receives the keys. George B. Bunnell takes over the lease on May 1, and from that time it will be known as the Hyperion. Dedication of the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, on East Rock. The Republican League purchases the club house on Chapel street. The improvements completed, a vast change in the appearance of the Hyperion.
Every wheel leaves its print upon the soil, by Frederick Douglass. Republican wine bibers, and the first annual banquet of the club.
The only perfectly educated school of horses in the world.
With the help of a few extra players and a piano, by Charles Ives.
Peter R. Carll, back from California.
The League give their first shore dinner.
The theater of New England, by George B. Bunnell.
Charles Ives gets inspired by, “After the Ball.”
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra, by Morris Steinert.
Another big hotel rumor.
The Union League Club opens new building most auspiciously.
Klaw & Erlanger Co.’s stupendous production of Gen. Wallace’s mighty play, “Ben Hur.”
The New Haven Grays offer the military opera, “When Johnny Comes Marching Home.” Williams and Walker star in the side-splitting comedy, “Bandanna Land.” The Ben Greet Players and Russian Symphony Orchestra present, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” with Mendelssohn’s music.
The Board of Aldermen granted permission for the Hyperion theatre to erect a flashy electric sign on its canopy over the sidewalk.
The Knights of St. Patrick and the Hyperion Cigar: the story of cigar manufacturer John P. Kilfeather versus the New Haven Cigarmakers’ Union No. 39.
Delegates taken in group of autos to see permanent pavings of the Elm City.
Yale men disturb Gaby.
Annette Kellerman and the spectacle of the female form, by Peter Catapano. Schoolboys posed at the premiere of the film, “Birth of a Nation.”
It takes all kinds of freshmen, by Ralph Mcallister Ingersoll. Looking back to the days when our Connecticut drummers discovered what “pep” means to business, by James A. Howard.
Wild night of the bogus multi-millionaire who hadn’t a cent to pay for it all. Hyperion Theater to be rebuilt with beautiful structure.
Spaghetti palace jester entertains patrons, by Dick Bothwell.
At 88, Charles T. Carll recalls varied career; goes to colleges via radio. Shirley Voreck Heysinger paints a portrait of Margaret Carll.
Theaters at the mid-block, by Elihu Rubin.
Old New Haven society clubhouse to be street people’s center.
Burger birthplace faces bulldozer, by Michael Knight.
Tiny lunch counter outfoxed the wrecker ball by 48 hours.
Another dignified, well-made building, standing empty, by Elizabeth Mills Brown.
Sherman’s Taverne by the green, by Ernest Nejame.
Business whiz stirs renewal, by David Wessel.
Dream for a theater district coming true, by Kristi Vaughn.
Prime commercial space now available.
Who owns the block? by Diane Richards. If Robert Henry’s is not the best restaurant in Connecticut, what is? by Jane and Michael Stern.
Desserts that sin not, by Carla Van Kampen. Jo McKenzie, restaurateur, by David Fink.
Joel Schiavone turned the abandoned Union League into a sumptuous corporate office, by Steven Mufson.
An acre of seats in a garden of dreams, photos by John Lewis.
Union League Café serves up elegant fare, by Rebecca Howland.
I’ll see you in court, by Michelle Chihara.
A magnificent old structure, slated for demolition, by David Ottenstein.
‘Tradition’ lives on at Union League, by Rachel Engler.
New Haven photographer David Ottenstein documents a disappearing era, by Michael Harvey.
Downtown alive, by Kenneth R. Gosselin. A Union League union, by Paul Bass.
Portrait of a vanishing landscape, by Jonathan Turner.
The creative genius of Jacques Pépin, by Robert Rabine.