A History of East Haven, CT. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ctceasth/history.html Background information of landmarks and map information re: East Haven as a New Haven suburb during the 17
A History of the Grove Street, Grove Street Cemetary. http://www.grovestreetcemetery. org/history_of_grove_street_cemetery.htm Provides background information re: this New Haven landmark.
The Nine Squares of Ancient New Haven (1641 Brockett Map) http://www.rootsweb. ancestry.com/~genepool/nhmap.htm Nine squares map, showing 17
century boundaries of New Haven district.
Citizens All: African Americans in Connecticut/Introduction into Connecticut Stories. http://www.yale.edu/glc/citizens/stories/module1/intro.html An invaluable audio-visual Gilder-Lehman website that provides background information in the original New Haven Connecticut colony.
West African Wisdom: Adinkra Symbols & Meanings With Corresponding Index. http://www.welltempered.net/adinkra/htmls/adinkra/epa.htm Adinkra design website from which Adinkra symbols can be downloaded. Adinkra symbols can be accessed and used free of charge for educational purposes and non-profit use.
definitions for each symbol and English translations are provided.
Philip Simmons. http://www.usca.edu/aasc/simmons.htm. Brief bio on this honored African American ironwork master.
Events That Influenced Some of the First Planters to New Haven to Remove from Their Native Land to New England. http://www.quinnipiac.edu/other/abl/etext/colony/ chapter2.html Background information on the reasons why British settlers left their original homeland to settle within New England shores.
Smithsonian Archives of American Art. . http://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/oralhistories/ transcripts /simmon01.htm This interview session (part of the Nannette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, conducted on April 4 and 5, 2001 by Mary Douglas with wrought iron master Philip Simmons) relives the evolution of wrought iron blacksmithing as seen through the eyes and experience of this adept craftsman.