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World War (1914-1918)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Cheney Brothers Silk Manufacturing Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-0026
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

Connecticut Soldiers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-0101
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

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Donald C. Bliss Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-0177
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

Connecticut Soldiers Collection, George W. Hanford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2005-0140
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