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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Connecticut Peace Society records

Identifier: RG125

The Connecticut Peace Society appears to have been established in 1910, “to foster the spirit of amity and concord among the nations, and to create a public sentiment which will lead to the abandonment of war as a means of settling international disputes.”

Dates: 1910-1921

Connecticut State Council of Defense records

Identifier: RG030

The Council of Defense coordinated war activities in Connecticut during World War I. Its various committees dealt with the various areas of concern, such as food supply, fuel conservation, transportation, military and naval affairs and publicity.

Dates: 1917-1919

Frank A. Lajoie and Gary J. Horton World War I Poster collection

Identifier: PG740

Frank A. Lajoie was business manager of the business office for the Meriden Record Co. in Meriden where he collected the 29 World War I posters found in this collection.

Dates: circa 1917-1918

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission records

Identifier: RG154_003
Abstract The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission was established when Governor William A. O'Neil issued Executive Order Number 15 on January 10, 1986. The Connecticut General Assembly in 1989 passed Public Act 89-258, "An Act Creating the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission," to ensure the "commemoration of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the state is meaningful and reflective of the spirit with which he lived and the struggles for which he died." The Commission on Human...
Dates: 1972-2001