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To our interviewed veterans and friends of VHP, have you ever wondered what happens to your interview and collection materials? Click HERE to find out! Every Veterans Day and Memorial Day, the CCSU VHP publishes a newsletter, and every month, we highlight a veteran's collection from our database.

 The Mission of the VHP

As an archive partner with the Library of Congress, Central Connecticut State University participates in the Veterans History Project by focusing on the oral histories of Connecticut's residents.

  Search the Collections.

Photographs, military documents, field maps, journals, memoirs, and letters are digitzed, and preserved. Videotaped interviews of Connecticut service members have been conducted and archived.


 News and Featured Events

Future, present, and past. Click here for news and photographs of Veterans History Project events.

  VHP Newsletter & Brochures

Check out our semiannual newsletter and view past editions.

 Speakers Bureau  

Active Speakers Bureau of Connecticut military veterans, ranging from World War II to the present.

Resources for Educators

Ideas for engaging you, your school, or your organization with the Veterans History Project.

Collection of the Month


For our latest collection of the month, the VHP has selected Theodore R. Cummings.  Mr. Cummings served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and was a member of the 1st Marine Division.  He was stationed in the Pacific Theater and particpated in the invasions of Tulagi and Guadalcanal.  Cummings also took part in the Battle of Cape Gloucester and ended his service with the rank of Corporal.  By accessing our search engine and typing in Cummings into the last name field, you can listen to his interview as well as view his materials.


Congressman John Larson voices his support for the CCSU VHP

Gary Sinise and the VHP



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Phone contact: (860) 832-2976

Email: hursteim@ccsu.edu

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