Hartford Public Library is pleased to offer Hartford Through Time, a publication of  its Hartford History Center, featuring never-before-published images of early 20th-century Hartford, juxtaposed with matching color photographs of the city in present day.

Broad Street at Farmington Ave 1914 and 2014

This new book features over 90 before-and-after street scenes created from glass plate negatives from the collection of the Hartford History Center.  These images were painstakingly processed by professional Library volunteers and staff, featuring captions by historian Wilson H. Faude and modern photography by Hartford News editor Andy Hart.

State House Square 1913 and 2014

Hartford Through Time makes a wonderful gift and conversation starter for friends and family around the holidays and is on sale for $22.99 at the Hartford History Center, located on the Downtown Library’s 3rd Floor at 500 Main Street. Call 860-695-6297 for more information. Proceeds benefit Hartford History Center programs and events.