Working class -- Connecticut
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 977
Overview: Account books and autograph albums kept by various members of the Makepeace family of Connecticut. One, kept by Orlando Porter, relates to the clock manufacturing company of Samuel Harrison and Company. Another, kept by Ward Peck betweeen 1818 and 1842, records his farming activities in Waterbury. The four autograph albums (1827-1885) contain the signatures of such notables as John Burroughs, Leonard Bacon, Timothy Dwight, James A. Garfield, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Wendell Phillips, Henry Ward...
Call Number: MS 1374
Overview: The Socialist Party of New Haven records consist of platforms, blank petitions, applications for membership, ballots, tickets, handbills, and open letters of socialist organizations throughout the state of Connecticut. The collection also includes twenty-seven issues of "The Connecticut Comrade."