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Dollie McLean: From the West Indies to the Capital City

February 24, 2014 · Collections ·

Born (Dollie) Clarice Helene Simmons in Antigua, West Indies, Dollie McLean was raised in Manhattan, later lived in the Bronx, and graduated from both the University of Hartford and FIT. Mrs. McLean has been an avid participant in the arts throughout her life, having performed off-Broadway as an actress and dancer with various organizations like…
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The Greater Hartford NAACP: The Next 100 Years

February 22, 2018 · ·

The Greater Hartford Branch of the NAACP celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2017. What’s next? This panel discussion and pop-up exhibit will consider the past, present and future of the organization.

Beyond the Amistad: Black History at CHS

February 16, 2019 · ·

The CHS is partnering with the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center to offer a joint program that explores the Black experience in Connecticut!

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