"The great majority of photographs in this book are from the collection of the New Haven Colony Historical Society. But in order to give broader scope to this visual document of life in early Connecticut, other sources were used as well. These include the collection of Mrs. Edith LaFrancis (for all the striking photographs taken by George and Alvah Howes), the Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University (for selected scenes of life at early Yale)..."
"'Birth of a Nation,' will be shown here. S. Z. Poli has secured exclusive New England rights for, 'The Birth of a Nation,' regarded as the biggest and most dramatic motion picture play which has been produced in this country. This play was shown in New York for more than a year and in Boston… Continue reading Schoolboys posed at the entrance of the Hyperion Theatre, premiering the film Birth of a Nation