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January 2017
$2 - $4

Capitol America: From Robber-Baron Ostentation to Simplicity

January 27 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
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New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave
New Haven, CT 06510 United States
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Little Rock, AR

As all states have their own character, so, too, do their capitol buildings. New Haven Museum’s exhibit, “Capitol America,” includes photographs of the nation’s capitol buildings, many of them sites of both architectural beauty and historical conflict. A project by New Haven professional photographers Robert Lisak and David Ottenstein, the exhibit will run through June 30, 2017. “Capitol America” is a show of contrasts—black and white, light and dark, workaday function and Gilded-Age splendor—with large-format photographs encircling the New Haven…

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May 2017

Lest We Forget: Preserving Memories of WWI at New Haven Museum

May 24 @ 3:00 am - 7:00 pm
New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Avenue.
New Haven, CT United States
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Bernice McNeil Loan 3

When fresh-faced Hamden, Connecticut resident Robert Remington and the rest of New Haven’s 102nd Regiment arrived in Seicheprey, France in late 1917, it was assumed that the green soldiers would slowly acclimate themselves to modern warfare. In the predawn hours of April 20 1918, German Stormtroopers struck. In what became known as the first U.S. engagement of World War One (WWI), Remington was bayonetted in the stomach. He died on May 1, shortly before his 19th birthday. Thanks to the…

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