The first engraving in New Haven, by Amos Doolittle and Ralph Earl. General George Washington reviewed the local troops on the Green, accompanied by Noah Webster with his fife. Portrait of Roger Sherman, by Ralph Earl.
The Rail Splitter speech in New Haven, by Abraham Lincoln. The Wide-Awakes of Connecticut: a most remarkable scene. Gaius Fenn Warner, iron magnate, purchased the Roger Sherman plot, and built a new house, with a double bow front, by architect Henry Austin.
Red Cloud visits a friend: the great Indian chief is the guest of Prof. Marsh in New-Haven. The Carriage Builders’ Convention: inside, a grand banquet, and large tents set up behind Carll’s Opera House. Rode on a handcar: Mary Anderson’s exciting effort to fill an engagement.
New Haven in 1887, by Walter Allen. Dr. Winchell takes legal possession and receives the keys. George B. Bunnell takes over the lease on May 1, and from that time it will be known as the Hyperion. Dedication of the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, on East Rock. The Republican League purchases the club house on Chapel street. The improvements completed, a vast change in the appearance of the Hyperion.
The theater of New England, by George B. Bunnell. The Warner, student apartments at 1044 Chapel street, by Henry A. Warner.
Jean Pardee on, “The Yale man Up-to-Date.” Charles Ives on, “After the Ball.” Vanderbilt Hall, gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt in memory of his son.
The Yale record: 1701 – 1901. Decorations: festoons of bunting, imported lanterns. The celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of the founding of Yale University, October the twentieth to October the twenty-third, A. D. nineteen hundred and one. Yale’s bicentennial: the gown laid aside. Booker T. Washington, a guest of honor. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, a doctor of letters. A mad world and its inhabitants, by Julius Chambers.
Another big hotel rumor. Interesting historical paper read by Judge Baldwin last night. The corner stone of the addition to the Union League Club building was laid with fitting ceremonies.
The Menace of Mechanical Music, by John Philip Sousa. Klaw & Erlanger Co.’s stupendous production of Gen. Wallace’s mighty play, “Ben Hur.” Noted men of Connecticut as published in the columns of The Evening Leader of New Haven, by Edward James Hall.
The New Haven Grays offer the military opera, “When Johnny Comes Marching Home.” Williams and Walker star in the side-splitting comedy, “Bandanna Land.” The Ben Greet Players and Russian Symphony Orchestra present, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” with Mendelssohn’s music. The Shermans have ruled America, by Dr. B. J. Cigrand.
Governor Simeon E. Baldwin talks with James B. Morrow on the dominant questions of the day. Cut of $5,500 tablet given Sylvester Zefferino Poli on the occasion of his 25th anniversary.
Annette Kellerman and the spectacle of the female form, by Peter Catapano. Schoolboys posed at the premiere of the film, “Birth of a Nation.”
The days of real sport — Spanish influenza and World War I, in American newspapers. WEAR A MASK and Save Your Life! — Doctors wear them. Those who do not wear them get sick. The person who will not wear a mask now is a dangerous slacker. Petey Dink: 1918 Influenza Pandemic Comic Strips, by H. A. Voight.
S. Z. Poli presents the Hyperion Players, in “Trilby,” by George Du Maurier. It takes all kinds of freshmen, by Ralph Mcallister Ingersoll. Looking back to the days when our Connecticut drummers discovered what “pep” means to business, by James A. Howard.
A heritage collection of United States stamps commemorating the Bicentennial, by the U. S. Postal Service. Another dignified, well-made building, standing empty, by Elizabeth Mills Brown. They gave us liberty: Roger Sherman, by Ellsworth S. Grant.
Implemented by New Haven’s transportation department, the improvements include wider sidewalks, extensions at their corners and parallel parking on both sides of the street, leaving two lanes of traffic. Hail to the Chef: A Tribute to the Elder Statesman of American Cooking, by Jane and Michael Stern.
Who owns the block? by Diane Richards. Joel Schiavone; a gadfly without socks or sacred cows, by Bill Ryan. If Robert Henry’s is not the best restaurant in Connecticut, what is? by Jane and Michael Stern. The only handwritten draft of the Bill of Rights, by Roger Sherman of Connecticut.
Desserts that sin not, by Carla Van Kampen. Jo McKenzie, restaurateur, by David Fink. Rap music, brash and swaggering, enters mainstream, by Glenn Collins.
Joel Schiavone turned the abandoned Union League into a sumptuous corporate office, by Steven Mufson. An actor in the role of his great-great-great-great-grandfather, by Nancy Cacioppo. Old Campus night owls acquire gate-climbing skills, by Meredith Hobbs.
One part food, one part France, three parts personality, by Jessica Tom. Historical renovation, by Kenneth Boroson Architects.
New Haven photographer David Ottenstein documents a disappearing era, by Michael Harvey. New Haven’s cultural offerings make the city an attractive destination, by Christopher Capozziello.
A Union League union, by Paul Bass. Romantic rendezvous for spring, by Stephanie Lyness. Downtown alive, by Kenneth R. Gosselin. Professional photographer finds iPhone a fun way to capture a moment, by Pamela McLoughlin.
In conversation: Gregory Crewdson and Richard Deming, by Gideon Broshy. Cruising the Mediterranean with Jacques Pépin, by Jane Sigal.
The creative genius of Jacques Pépin, by Robert Rabine. Say bonjour to Union League’s new Paris-style patio, by Leeanne Griffin.
Eateries help support health care workers, by Stephen Fries. Dr. Robert Farris Thompson remembers the spirit of Basquiat, by Sotheby’s.