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Bridgeport Post Office Mural
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Bridgeport Post Office Mural

Photograph: History of Mail Transportation, United States Post Office, Bridgeport. Mural Painted by Robert Lamdin According to art historian Patricia Raynor, "the United States-on post office walls large and small are scenes reflecting America's history and way of life. Post offices built in the 1930s during ...

Elias Howe, Jr.
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Elias Howe, Jr.

Elias Howe Jr, invented the first practical sewing machine in 1845.  Howe opened a factory along the banks of the Pequonnock River in 1863. The factory was located on the east side of the Pequonnock River. The factory produced as many as 400 sewing machines a day.  ...

January 04, 2011
Three Women
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Three Women

By Michelle Black-Smith In the spring of 2018, I had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with three unique, creative, and insightful people.  These individuals inhabit all four spaces – Black, Woman, Artist, Bridgeport Native – and they do so with great pride, expression and articulation ...

June 27, 2018
Art  Women