Selected Library of Congress Resources for Connecticut
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The extensive collections at the Library of Congress contain historic artifacts and cultural materials from across the U.S. The list below is just a sample of the many Connecticut resources available for free on the Library's Web site.
Teachers can find even more primary sources, along with the tools to help use them in the classroom, at www.loc.gov/teachers. They can also search the Library's American Memory or Prints and Photographs collections.
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To the right honourable, the Earl of Shelbourne, His Majesty's principal Secretary of State...
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Thomas Jefferson to Eli Whitney, November 16, 1793
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Panorama of Hartford, Conn, 1913
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Argument of Roger S. Baldwin, of New Haven, before the Supreme Court of the United States...
Fragment of the debates in the convention of the State of Connecticut...
A rube couple at a county fair / Thomas A. Edison,
Inc. ; producer and camera, Edwin S. Porter, 1904
Mark Twain House, 351 Farmington Avenue...
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Courting in Connecticut; or, Josiah's courtship / by S. Markstein, 1870-85
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Life of James Mars, a slave born and sold in Connecticut / written by himself, 1870-75
A sketch of New London & Groton with the attacks made on Forts Trumbull & Griswold...
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