Bibliography: Bridgeport Histories

  • The Story of Bridgeport, by Elsie Nicholas Danenberg; illustrations by Jesse Benton.  Bridgeport, Conn.:  Bridgeport Centennial, Inc., 1936 [974.691 85d]
  • Bridgeport:  a Pictorial History, by David W. Palmquist; design by Jamie Backus Raynor.  Norfolk, VA:  Donning, 1981; 1985 [974.691 B85p]
  • Bridgeport on the Sound, by Mary K. Witkowski and Bruce Williams.  Charleston, S.C.:  Arcadia Publishing, 2001 [974.691 B85wi]
  • Bridgeport at Work, by Mary K. Witkowski.  Charleston, S.C.:   Arcadia Publishing, 2002. [974.691 B85wi2]
  • Wicked Bridgeport, by Michael Bielawa.  Charleston, S.C.:  History Press, 2012
  • Bridgeport:  Tales from the Park City.  Charleston, S.C.:  History Press, 2009
  • Illustrated review of Bridgeport, Connecticut,:  historical, biographical, commercial; a record of the development of the city and its progress in commerce, manufactures, revenue and municipal life, with sketches of its leading officials, professional and business men.    New York:  Acme Publishing and Engraving Co., 1889.  122 p. illus., ports. 30 cm. [HC974.691 B85i]
  • Bridgeport:  illustrated.  [S.l.], : H.R. Page Co., 1891. 1 v. : illus. ; 34 cm. [HC917.4691 B85]
  • Centennial illustrated history of the city of Bridgeport, Conn. and the Central Labor Union of Bridgeport and Vicinity and its affiliated organizations, commercial history of the city of Bridgeport, sketches of industries and institutions, photographs and biographies of officers, directory of all unions in the  state, labor laws of the state of Connecticut, miscellaneous statistics, etc., etc. … to fittingly perpetuate the history of the founding, growth and prosperity of the city of Bridgeport, its vast industries, institutions, societies, organizations, etc., etc., etc.  Bridgeport, Conn.:  Central Labor Union, 1900.   435 p. :  ill., ports. ; 24 cm.  Notes:   At head of title: 1800, 1900. Cover title: Centennial illustrated history of the Central Labor Union of Bridgeport.   Includes  index.  [HC331 C397c]
  • History of Bridgeport and vicinity / ed. by George C. Waldo, Jr.;   New York; Chicago : S.J. Clarke Pub., 1917.  2 v., plates : ill., ports. 28 cm.  Notes:  Vol. 2 contains biographical sketches.   Includes one chapter each on the towns of Stratford and Fairfield. [HC974.691 B85w]
  • Tales from Bohemia Land,  by Richard Howell “The Old Sportsman” by Richard Howell.  Bridgeport : The Bridgeport Herald, 1928.  127 p. ; 22 x 28 cm. Notes:  Essays originally published in: The Bridgeport Herald. [HC974.691 H859t]
  • Selected chapters on the history of Bridgeport, compiled by the staff of the Bridgeport Public Library and Reading Room.  Bridgeport Public Library (Bridgeport, Conn.)  Bridgeport, Conn.:  [The Library], 1935.  27 p.; 28 cm. [HC974.691 B85br2]
  • Golden Jubilee Book:  50th anniversary, 1888 – 1938, by the Rakoczi Aid Association.  Bridgeport:  The Association, 1938. 194 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. Note:  Text mainly in Hungarian. No title page. [HC974.691 R162g]
  • Bridgeport’s first bank:  the story of the Connecticut National Bank, 1806-1956.  Connecticut National Bank, Bridgeport. Bridgeport, CT:  The Bank, [1956].  unpaged : ill. ; 25 cm. [HC332.1 C752b]
  • The immigration of Eastern European Jews to Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1890-1914 : a survey, by Sallie Kraus. [Bridgeport?:  The Author, 1976. 1 v. (various pagings) : maps ; 28 cm. Notes:  Paper written by Sallie Kraus for History 241, Professor B. Stave, November 23, 1976. [HC974.691 K91i]
  • Seth Legrand Stratton: one carpenter’s changing times, by Mollie Keller. 1978.  116 leaves, bound : ill., maps (some fold out), ports. ; 29 cm.  A thesis submitted to the Faculty of the University of Bridgeport in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts.  [Hc694.092 S911k]
  • Bridgeport, the ethnic city, by Herbert F. Geller. [Bridgeport?]:  Bridgeport Board of Education, 1981-  v.:   ill., ports. ; 28 cm. Notes:  Cover title.  Summary: “Reprinted from the Ethnic History Series which appeared in ‘THE SUNDAY POST’ from October, 1977 to February, 1980, through the courtesy of the Post Publishing Company.”  [HC325.7469 G318b v.2]
  • Only in Bridgeport :  an illustrated history of the Park City / Lennie Grimaldi ; picture research by Neil S. Swanson ; “Partners in progress” by Sharon L. Cohen.  1st ed. Northridge, CA: Windsor Publications, various editions.: ill. (some col.), ports.; 29 cm.  Notes  “Produced in cooperation with the Business/Industry Council of Fairfield County.”–Prelim. p. 2.  Includes index. Bibliography: p. 299.  [HC974.691 B85g]
  • Resources and family power:  Portuguese adolescents in a New England city, by Lynne Owen Penczer. New Haven, Conn.: 1986. xviii, 343 l. ; 29 cm.  Bibliography: l. 338-343. Abstract.  Thesis (Ph.D.)–Yale University, 1986.  [HC974.691 B85pe]
  • Bridgeport by the Sea.  People’s Bank. Westport, Conn.: C/MS Video, 1987. 1 videocassette (ca. 29 min.): sd., stereo, col.; 1/2 in. VHS format  [HC974.691 P419b BPL-VC 7417]
  •  Greater Bridgeport Italian style:  an illustrated history, by Lennie Grimaldi. Bridgeport, CT : Harbor Publications, 1992. 116 p.: ill., ports. ; 28 cm.  Notes:  Includes index. Cover illustration by Milton Bond. Bibliography: p. 112.  [HC974.691 B85g2]
  • Dolly Curtis interviews: Mary Witkowski, Historical Collections Bridgeport Public Library.  Easton, Conn.: Curtis/Cromwell Productions, c2001. 1 video cassette:  sd., col. ; 1/2 in. VHS. Dolly Curtis, Morgan Kaolian.  Summary:  Video recording of the television interview program aired over public access television in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  [HC974.6 C978ma BPL-VC 11479]
  • Bridgeport, by Andrew Pehanick.  Charleston, S.C.:  Arcadia Publishing, 2005. 128 p. :  ill. ; 24 cm.  Postcard history series.  The golden age of postcards, which took place between 1900 and 1940, was also the golden age of Bridgeport. Local and national publishers printed scenes of the city’s beautiful and renowned parks, magnificent mansions, palatial theaters, and sprawling factories, as well as its busy streets and unique architecture.  [HC974.691 B85peh]