"In October 2007, while dining in the Clubroom at the Union League Café, John Kiley took an impromptu photograph of his wife, Sandra Kiley, with the British new wave group, Duran Duran. The band played two warm-up performances at the Chevrolet Theatre, in Wallingford, Connecticut, before debuting their latest album with a string of shows on Broadway."
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TO GEORGE WASHINGTON, PRESIDENT of the UNITED STATES of AMERICA: Intelligence by the Last Mail — October 21, 1789.
"The citizens of this place were highly gratified by the presence of The President of the United States, who came to town last Saturday afternoon in good health. The next day he attended Divine Service in Trinity Church. His Excellency the Governor, his Hon. the Lieutenant Governor, Hon. Roger Sherman, the Hon. the Speaker, of the House of Representatives, with the Treasurer, dined with him; — and attended the afternoon Service, at the Rev. Dr. Edwards's Meeting. "
BUSINESS AND FINANCE: Former Union League Will Be Going ‘Publick,’ by Walter Dudar — July 25, 1976
STAINED GLASS WINDOWS AND A SNOW SQUALL: Union League Café — February 2022
HISTORIC RENOVATIONS: Sherman’s Taverne by the Green— 1984
"The bar area and the dining room are next to one another and are of approximately equal size. The furnishings in each were selected to conform to the general character of the spaces. A large brass chandelier hangs over the brick bar. The paneling and stained glass in the dining room were existing and restored to their original condition."
THE NEW HAVEN HOME OF ROGER SHERMAN: Illustrations by Amy Drevenstedt — 1935
"The New Haven home of Roger Sherman — signer of the Bill of Rights, Articles of Confederation, Declaration of Independence, and Constitution of the United States — was drawn by hand for, 'The Commonwealth of Connecticut, Tercentenary Edition, 1635 - 1935,' by Amy Drevenstedt, 'published for your entertainment and enlightenment by the Children's Bookshop of 33 Wall Street, New Haven.'"
LEWIS DOUBTS ‘BLACK POWER’ STRENGTH, by Jacques R. Leslie — October 7, 1966
"One student asked Mr. Lewis if the 'black power' slogan had contributed to white backlash effects. 'I think there's no question about it,' he said. 'There is a cause-and-effect relationship. Some of the people who have recently been elected, such as Lester Maddox in Georgia, show this relationship. 'These people do not understand 'black power' or what it means. If there is 'black power,' then these people are going to have white power, and 'white power' candidates."
AFTER 50 YEARS, NEW HAVEN’S THEATRICAL GRAND DAME: Shubert Gives Preview of Broadway — March 13, 1964
JOHN LEWIS: NEGRO REVOLUTIONARY, by Howard M. Moffett, March 19, 1964
"The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Lewis says, will continue to work on all major fronts in the civil rights struggle, but concentration will be on voter registration in the deep South. Nonviolence and non-cooperation will be the watchwords of a student corps of civil rights workers dedicated to ending the struggle in the decade of the '60s."