Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Bridgeport at Work

Bridgeport Working:Voices of the 20th Century


The Bridgeport History Center created a website documenting the lives of the people who worked in Bridgeport, Connecticut in the 20th century.  Help us celebrate the lives of the people who worked here to make Bridgeport one of the instrumental labor cities in the Northeast.

Click above to explore Bridgeport’s labor history.


Mary Witkowski
Mary K. Witkowski is the former Bridgeport City Historian and the Department Head of the Bridgeport History Center, Emeritus. She is the author of Bridgeport at Work, and the co-author with Bruce Williams of Bridgeport on the Sound. Mary has had a newspaper column in the Bridgeport News, a blog for the Connecticut Post, and a weekly spot on WICC. She continues to be involved in many community based activities and initiatives on local history and historic preservation.