Bibliography: Fire Department

  •  A History of the Old Town of Stratford and the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut, by Rev. Samuel Orcutt; published under the auspices of the Fairfield county historical society.  New Haven, CT:  Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor; published under the auspices of the Fairfield County Historical Society, 1886. Description  2 v. (viii, 1393 p.) : ill., plates, ports., folded maps ; 26 cm.  Notes:  Vol. 2 contains also histories of Huntington, Trumbull and Monroe, towns incorporated from old Stratford. Epitaphs from the various cemeteries are included. Genealogies : v. 2, p. 1113-1358. [974.691 B85O2]
  • 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]
  • 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]
  • 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 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]
  • Bridgeport Fire Fighters, by Bridgeport Firefighters’ Historical Society. Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2000. 128 p.: ill., map, ports.; 24 cm.  Images of America.  [HC352.3 BRIDGEPORT]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]
  • Only in Bridgeport :  an illustrated history of the Park City, by  Lennie Grimaldi; picture research by Neil S. Swanson ; “Partners in progress” by Sharon L. Cohen.  1st ed. Northridge, CA: Windsor Publications, various editions, including 2010:  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]
  • Newspaper Clippings, Bridgeport History Center, subject:  “Bridgeport, City of – Fire Department”
  • Vertical File, Bridgeport History Center, subject:  “Bridgeport, City of – Fire Department
  •  Manuscript Collection, Bridgeport History Center
  • Scrapbooks, Bridgeport History Center, Special Collections and Archives
  • General Photograph Collection, Bridgeport History Center