Keeping Warm in Edwardian England

In winter, the beautiful autumn leaves dangle limply from tree branches and pile damply across streets and lawns. The vibrant colors and muted tones, and the brisk weather have ended in the dark, cold, chilly, sometimes rainy, sometimes snowy, snap of winter. Keeping warm in the 21st century can be as easy as hopping into …

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Eyewitness to the Great Blizzard of 1888

Video description Albert Hunt recalls the Great Blizzard of 1888 in Winsted Connecticut. He worked for Dowd Printing Co. on North Main Street. This is a wire recording from 1949 made at Pete’s Steak & Lobster House on Elm Street in Winsted. Also hear “Buddy” Ryan who introduces Mr. Hunt. Recording made by Howard Deming …

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