“No Votes, Thank You”: Connecticut’s Anti-Suffrage Movement

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Did you know that thousands of CT women in the 1910s fought tooth-and-nail against woman suffrage? Why? Join us in the WWI exhibit for a deep dive into this topic. We’ll look at photos, letters and pamphlets from this period to understand one of the most controversial social topics of the WWI era.

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“No Votes, Thank You”: Connecticut’s Anti-Suffrage Movement

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Did you know that thousands of CT women in the 1910s fought tooth-and-nail against woman suffrage? Why? Join us in the WWI exhibit for a deep dive into this topic. We’ll look at photos, letters and pamphlets from this period to understand one of the most controversial social topics of the WWI era.

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“YOU MUST GO HOME CLEAN!”: Venereal Disease And the War

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One observer noted during WWI that sexually transmitted diseases caused the U.S. Army more anxiety than German bayonets. Why? Join us in the WWI exhibit for a deep dive into this topic. We’ll look at photos, pamphlets and even film from this period to learn about the campaign to keep the U.S. Army “the cleanest in the world.”

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“YOU MUST GO HOME CLEAN!”: Venereal Disease And the War

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One observer noted during WWI that sexually transmitted diseases caused the U.S. Army more anxiety than German bayonets. Why? Join us in the WWI exhibit for a deep dive into this topic. We’ll look at photos, pamphlets and even film from this period to learn about the campaign to keep the U.S. Army “the cleanest in the world.”

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The 1918 Influenza Pandemic

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Did you know that the 1918 flu killed more people in a year than the Black Death did in a century? Join us in the WWI exhibit for a deep dive into this topic. We’ll look at photos, documents, and more and discuss how the flu affected Connecticut and what lessons we can learn from it today.

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The 1918 Influenza Pandemic

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Did you know that the 1918 flu killed more people in a year than the Black Death did in a century? Join us in the WWI exhibit for a deep dive into this topic. We’ll look at photos, documents, and more and discuss how the flu affected Connecticut and what lessons we can learn from it today.

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World War I Living History Day

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Kids, adults and families are invited to come learn about the life of a WWI soldier with the 26th Yankee Division WWI Living History Group, who use artifacts and reproductions to bring history to life. Free admission to CHS galleries all day!

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World War I Living History Day

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Kids, adults and families are invited to come learn about the life of a WWI soldier with the 26th Yankee Division WWI Living History Group, who use artifacts and reproductions to bring history to life. Free admission to CHS galleries all day!

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