Women in the Jury Box and the Beginning of U.S. Navy Aviation – New Articles at ConnecticutHistory.org

Elizabeth W. Coe Demands the Right of Jury Service

In 1925, at a time when women were not yet permitted to take a seat in a Connecticut jury box, State Representative Elizabeth W. Coe of Waterbury argued that since women had been given the right to vote they should be granted the right to serve on jury panels.

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The First Yale Unit: How U.S. Navy Aviation Began

When recalling the important role of air power during World War I, U.S. Navy Admiral William S. Sims once noted that “the great aircraft force which was ultimately assembled in Europe had its beginnings in a small group of undergraduates at Yale University.

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