Bibliography: Seaside Park

  • 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. 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]  
  • The Story of Bridgeport, by Elsie Nicholas Danenberg; illustrations by Jesse Benton.  Bridgeport, Conn.:  Bridgeport Centennial, Inc., 1936  [HC974.691 85d]  
  • Bridgeport:  a Pictorial History, by David W. Palmquist; design by Jamie Backus Raynor.  Norfolk, VA:  Donning, 1981; 1985  [HC974.691 B85p]  
  • Bridgeport on the Sound, by Mary K. Witkowski and Bruce Williams.  Charleston, S.C.:  Arcadia Publishing, 2001  [HC974.691 B85wi]  
  • 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]  
  • Bridgeport by the sea.  [VC 7417]  
  • 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]  
  • Newspaper Clippings, Bridgeport History Center, subject:  “PARKS – Seaside Park”  
  • Vertical File, Bridgeport History Center, subject:  “PARKS – Seaside Park”  
  • Manuscripts Collection, Bridgeport History Center, various  
  • Photograph Collection, Bridgeport History Center  
  • Postcard Collection, Bridgeport History Center