Micro-Histories

Micro-Histories is a series of online exhibits focusing on hyperlocal and forgotten tales of New Haven history. Quick bits of modern observation and deep dives into our archives from Jason Bischoff-Wurstle, our Director of Photo Archives. 

Check out the latest spin-off: Micro-Histories, the video series, new and now on New Haven Museum YouTube. Join Jason Bischoff-Wurstle for quick trips around the Elm City and find out the when and where of New Haven history in person.

APRIL 3, 2020: GRAND AVENUE BRIDGE

APRIL 10, 2020: SOUTHWEST LEDGE LIGHTHOUSE

APRIL 17, 2020: POLIO TRAVEL, 1916

APRIL 24, 2020: BASSERMAN’S ROCK BREWERY

MAY 1, 2020: MAY DAY

MAY 8, 2020: ALBERT BISHOP, THE FORGOTTEN GENIUS OF FAIR HAVEN

MAY 15, 2020: CHAPEL STREET, AN ORIGINAL STATE TOLL ROAD

MAY 22, 2020: THE AGE OF MODERNISM

MAY 29, 2020: LIGHTHOUSE POINT

JUNE 5, 2020: NEW HAVEN’S FREE-SOIL SETTLERS 

JUNE 12, 2020: BAY VIEW PARK

JUNE 19, 2020: THE FINAL SALE OF SLAVES

JUNE 26, 2020: DOVER BEACH AND QUINNIPIAC TERRACE

JULY 3, 2020: NEW HAVEN WATER COMPANY

JULY 10, 2020: HAMILTON PARK

JULY 17, 2020: THE FIRST PUBLIC SUMMER CAMPS

JULY 24, 2020: TROWBRIDGE AND THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

JULY 31, 2020: STRONG SCHOOL

AUGUST 7, 2020: CHAPEL STREET, COLLEGE TO TEMPLE THROUGH THE YEARS

AUGUST 28, 2020: SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY

SEPTEMBER 4, 2020: UNION STATION

SEPTEMBER 11, 2020: ARNOLD COLLEGE

SEPTEMBER 25, 2020: PAUL RUSSO MEMORIAL PARK

OCTOBER 2, 2020: THE FOUR CORNERS

OCTOBER 9, 2020: SEAMLESS RUBBER COMPANY

OCTOBER 30, 2020: DARK HOLLOW AND OTHER SPOOKY TALES

NOVEMBER 6, 2020: THE CUT

NOVEMEBER 20, 2020: A THANKSGIVING STORY

DECEMBER 11, 2020: COLLEGE STREET MUSIC HALL

JANUARY 29, 2021: WEST ROCK PARK BALDWIN DRIVE

MARCH 12, 2021: CAFÉ NINE

APRIL 9, 2021: JAMES ST.- HOME OF THE NATIONAL BOX FOLDING COMPANY AND STARTER, INC.

MAY 7, 2021: LOOMIS TEMPLE OF MUSIC AND JOURNAL

JUNE 23, 2021: RIVER STREET

JULY 23, 2021: FAIR STREET

AUGUST 27, 2021: PHELPS TRIANGLE

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