Looking Back to the Days When our Connecticut Drummers Discovered What “Pep” Means to Business, by James A. Howard

How the C.C.T.A. Was Formed and What Its Gatherings Did to Promote Good Fellowship and Better Tactics of Salesmanship - Dinner at Babcock's Hostelry at Niantic and the Episode of the Watermelons Something to Remember - A Reminiscence Which Shows That "Pep" Gatherings of Today's Business Men Are Far From New "Forty one years ago,… Continue reading Looking Back to the Days When our Connecticut Drummers Discovered What “Pep” Means to Business, by James A. Howard

The League Give Their First Shore Dinner

Republicanism Triumphant - The League Give Their First Shore Dinner Last Night - Eloquent Addresses by N. D. Sperry and Others - All Are Confident of Success for the Grand Old Party The Republican League club held their first shore dinner last night at Hill's homestead at Savin Rock. About half a hundred members of… Continue reading The League Give Their First Shore Dinner

“It Takes All Kinds of Freshmen,” by Ralph Mcallister Ingersoll

"In New Haven in 1919, spring really did burst out all over in the most memorable and bloody town-and-gown riot of modern time. It lasted for three days and three nights, several innocent bystanders were killed, and several score were hospitalized. And, except for the casualties, everybody concerned had a marvelous time which is why… Continue reading “It Takes All Kinds of Freshmen,” by Ralph Mcallister Ingersoll

Invasion of New Haven, July 5, 1779

"In 1779 at the British invasion Roger Sherman's house was among the first to be entered and ransacked by the redcoats who appropriated every portable article of value in the building."-excerpt courtesy of, "Yale and the City of Elms," by William Emery Decrow, 1882. (top) Image courtesy of Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, "Map… Continue reading Invasion of New Haven, July 5, 1779