Fraser, Bruce 1946-
Most widely held works by Bruce Fraser
The land of steady habits : a brief history of Connecticut by Bruce Fraser ( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Puerto Rican passages ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Examines the Puerto Rican role in the changing ethnic community of Connecticut. After World War II, a large number of Puerto Ricans migrated to New York, and later many settled in nearby Connecticut. Due in part to the unique status of Puerto Rico as a commonwealth in union with the United States, and the Puerto Rican citizens' tenacious protection of their culture, the Puerto Rican community is often misunderstood.
As we tell our stories ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A series of narratives relating to facts and misconceptions about Native Americans in Connecticut. Topics include: the Green Corn Festival, medicine woman Gladys Tantaquidgeon, government recognition of Native American nations, the struggle for self-sufficiency, the dispute within the Pequot Nation, and casino gambling.
The Roots of Roe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Discusses the history of abortion and birth control, including medical, political, religious and legal aspects, with special reference to Connecticut.
Yankees at war : social mobilization on the Connecticut homefront, 1917-1918 by Bruce Fraser ( Book )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Home front Connecticut during World War II ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
"World War II was undeniably one of the pivotal events of the 20th century. Between 1941-45, 210,000 Connecticut residents served in the military. Another 500,000 including almost 200,000 women, worked in the state's war plants. In cities and towns around Connecticut, workers produced submarines, aircraft engines, fighter planes, side arms, artillary shells, ball bearings, parachutes and even flatware for mess kits - all for the Allied War effort."--Container."
Connecticut & the sea ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Documentary which examines Connecticut's relationship to the sea from Native American times to the present by means of archival film footage, photographs, music, and interviews. Shows the influence of the sea in Connecticut's history, culture, economic development, and naval history. Describes emerging technologies in research and education, as well as the present environmental and economic state of the Long Island Sound region.
Civic tourism the poetry and politics of place ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Various individuals involved with cultural and heritage tourism talk about civic tourism and place-based tourism and how to engage the public in understanding and supporting tourism.
Heroes Connecticut during World War II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"This video honors the Connecticut servicemen and civilians who lost their lives serving the Allied cause from 1941-1945. The documentary weaves together photos of soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen lost in action with rare battle fottage, dramatic readings of first-hand accounts of combat and interviews with veterans ..."--Container."
The green ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Since the 1600s, town greens have been a central part of the New England landscape, helping to create a sense of community for generations of Connecticut residents. The Green ... demonstrates how Connecticut greens have changed radically from colonial times until today."--CPTV web site.
Battlefront Connecticut during World War II ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"This video follows the heroic and often tragic experiences of men and women from Connecticut who served in the armed forces during World War II. Using interviews, extraordinary personal letters and vivid combat footage never before broadcast, Battlefront brings the story of the war home to Connecticut for the very first time."--Container."
Abortion Armed Forces--Environmental aspects Atlantic Ocean--Long Island Sound Birth control Cities and towns Connecticut Culture and tourism Documentary films Documentary television programs Economic history Feminism Heritage tourism History Indians of North America Manners and customs Minorities Navigation Nonfiction films Nonfiction television programs Plazas Puerto Ricans Social aspects Social groups Social history World War (1914-1918) World War (1939-1945)