World War (1914-1918)
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract In 1838, six Cheney brothers established the Mount Nebo Silk Company in Manchester, CT. The company adopted the family name in 1843. Aided by booming national markets, a protective tariff, and innovative production methods, the company grew into the nation's largest and most profitable silk mill by the late 1880s. The company pioneered the wastesilk spinning method and the Grant's reel. The company reached its peak in 1923, after which it quickly declined due to industry wide overproduction and...
Dates: undated, 1734 - 1979
Abstract An artificial collection, the Connecticut Soldiers Collection was created to provide a starting point for research concerning the experiences of Connecticut servicemen from the Civil War through the Vietnam War. The sources for the materials are provided in the collection.
Dates: undated, 1809-2000
Abstract Donald C. Bliss of Jewett City, Connecticut, served in a Forest Engineer Regiment, 48th Co. 20th Engineers, in France during the first World War.
Dates: undated, 1918-1919
Abstract Correspondence, notes and postcards of Pfc. George W. Hanford of Kensington, Connecticut, a soldier in the medical corps of the 306th Field Artillery during World War I.
Dates: undated, 1917-1918