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Connecticut Women’s Hall Of Fame Is Rich In History

Connecticut is, and has been, home to so many amazing women. The Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame is making sure that none of the histories behind these women is lost. Year after year they are inducting women who have given so much to their communities, the state, the country and the world. In this “virtual” hall Read more…

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Waterbury, Connecticut’s Rosiland Russell

Academy Award nominee, Actress Rosiland Russell was born in Waterbury, Connecticut on June 4, 1907. She was one of seven children born to James Edward and Clara A. (née McKnight) Russell. According to published reports, she was named after a ship on which her parents had traveled. She gained fame as a comedic actress in Hollywood and along Read more…

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