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Pasture Day (spring Hill), Connecticut Agricultural College

Pasture Day (spring Hill), Connecticut Agricultural College. By Jerauld A. Manter, 1928. From the UConn Libraries Archives and Special Collections.

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Young daughter of Frank H. Shurtleff going towards the sugar house where sap from sugar maple trees is boiled down into maple syrup.

Young daughter of Frank H. Shurtleff going towards the sugar house where sap from sugar maple trees is boiled down into maple syrup. By Marion Post Wolcott, 1940. From the Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).  http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/fsa1998014936/PP/

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Connecticut Day Activities

Connecticut Day Activities. “Earl More and Harold Schwenk and five co-eds build a fire pit for Connecticut Day. Shown holding shovel, buckets, trowel, rock.” By Jerauld A. Manter, 1926. From the University of Connecticut Photograph Collection.

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Blacksmith Class

Blacksmith Class. 1905. From the UConn Libraries Archives and Special Collections.

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View of snow and buildings from Charles Lewis Beach Hall

View of snow and buildings from Charles Lewis Beach Hall. By Jerauld A. Manter. From the UConn Libraries Archives and Special Collections.