What’s Wrong With Downtown Hartford? — January 19, 1983

"Thirty years ago, the center of Hartford was a busy, active, though never vibrant, area. There was no fear on the streets, and shops of every description abounded. Going there was fun. What has happened to Hartford?"

A Pictorial Souvenir of the Disastrous Flood of 1936 — by The Hartford Courant

"Hartford is slowly recovering from the most terrifying and spectacular experience in its history — a flood, the vivid impressions of which will live forever in the memories of those who saw and went through it. Courant photographers 'covered' their city's greatest disaster in a manner that occasioned widespread and admiring comment. Here is a permanent record of their camera adventures. Many of these historically valuable pictures were obtained at great personal risk."