Vermont Humanities
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The First Arsenal of Democracy: “High-Tech” in the Connecticut Valley, 1795-1900

Carrie Brown explores the role of the Connecticut River Valley, with an emphasis on Vermont, in developing the military technology that changed American life.

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Rosie’s Mom: Forgotten Women of the First World War

Carrie Brown reveals the courage of the women workers of the First World War, who rolled up their sleeves and entered industries where they had never been welcome before.