Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities

Speedway!

Posted in Beinecke Library, General Modern Collection by beineckepoetry on July 30, 2009

A photo scrapbook of cars, drivers, and photographers at the Thompson Speedway in Thompson, Connecticut in 1940.

O, Temperance, O, Mores!

Posted in Beinecke Library, Shirley Collection by beineckepoetry on September 24, 2007

Young Gentlemen & Ladies Social & Temperance Society of Chester, CT.
A minute book of the organization, 1829-1841

complete with statement of purpose

And lists of members

However, if you fell off the wagon, your name was crossed out *and* you got the finger!

[Watch out for those Smith boys!]