Cornwall and the Civil War, 2015

History of Cornwall, Connecticut during the Civil War, with profiles of individual soldiers arranged by regiments and a biography of Major General John Sedgwick. (Publication currently in production.)

 

Dietrich and Frederick Gruen, 2014

Biography of the founders of the Gruen watch company, written for the German Historical Institute's online encyclopedia of Immigrant Entrepreneurs.

 

George Christian Gebelein, 2012

Biography written for the German Historical Institute's encyclopedia of Immigrant Entrepreneurs. A first generation immigrant, George Gebelein earned acclaim for the superb quality of his handcrafted silver products, finding success as a craftsman in an era when mass-produced goods had replaced handcrafted products.

 

Myriad of Factors Led to the Collapse of Brass Production in Waterbury, 2012

Part of a series of articles, written for the Waterbury Observer newspaper, giving an overview of the history of Waterbury's brass industry.

 

The Big Three, 2011

Part of a series of articles, written for the Waterbury Observer newspaper, giving an overview of the history of Waterbury's brass industry.

 

Brass Beginnings, 2009

First of a series of articles, written for the Waterbury Observer newspaper, giving an overview of the history of Waterbury's brass industry.

 

The Brass City Manufactures for Victory, 2007

An overview of manufacturing in Waterbury during World War II, written for Hog River Journal (now Connecticut Explored).