Beardsley, Thomas R. Willimantic: Industry and Community: The Rise and Decline of a Connecticut Textile City, Willimantic: CT: Windham Textile & History Museum, 1993.

Forst,  Arthur Charles, Jr. “From Normal School to State College: The Growth and Development of Eastern Connecticut State College from 1889 to 1959.” PhD diss,, University of Connecticut, 1980.

Roth, David M. Remembering Willimantic Community and College, 1920-1970. Willimantic, CT: Connecticut Studies, 1999.

Background Photo:

1. Normal School exterior (bark), ca. 1910, Postcard Collection, Eastern Connecticut State University Archives, Willimantic, CT.