Digital Humanities/Exhibitions

Hartford Housing Exhibit by Dr. Fiona Vernal

“From Civil Rights to Human Rights: African American, Puerto Rican, & West Indian Housing Struggles in Hartford County, 1940-2019” is a visual depiction of archival photos and detailed information researched by Vernal and her students detailing a 70-year history of housing struggles by those who migrated to the Hartford region. The exhibit covers intertwined housing issues, including poverty, racial discrimination, residential segregation, and public housing.

West Indian Exhibit by Dr. Fiona Vernal

a HOME away from HOME: GREATER HARTFORD’S WEST INDIAN DIASPORA

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