HC News

Bridgeport News Articles by M.K. Witkowski Now Online!
0

Bridgeport News Articles by M.K. Witkowski Now Online!

History Center Head Emeritus Mary K. Witkowski wrote over 450 articles for the Bridgeport News during her tenure at the BHC.  From the Historical Collections articles explore many facets of Bridgeport history --people, places, and things-- from the renowned to the quirky, and will take ...

March 21, 2018
HC News  
Family Search – BHC an Affiliate for Digital Records
0

Family Search – BHC an Affiliate for Digital Records

The BHC is an affiliate for the Family Search program published by the LDS church.  This means that patrons using the computers at the History Center may access thousands of digitized records in the Family Search program that were previously available on microfilm only.  More ...

April 02, 2018
HC News  
Genealogy Instructional Videos
0

Genealogy Instructional Videos

Genealogy 101: the Basics with Ancestry.com Pedigree Charts and Family Group Sheets Brick walls in research - 3 overlooked resources Immigration Records - National Archives and Records Administration Organizing and Preserving your Family History Ten Steps to Writing and Publishing Your Family History How ...

March 27, 2020
HC News  
History Center Photographs Online
0

History Center Photographs Online

History Center photographs are now available to search and view online.  The images are part of the General Photograph Collection held by the BHC and feature street scenes.  Please check back with us each month as we add new images to our site. Main Street ...

April 06, 2018
HC News  
Maps online!
0

Maps online!

Historic Map Works Plat maps with details of lot apportionments and street details for cities across the United States Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Maps with details on buildings prepared for the insurance industry  

March 06, 2020
HC News  
Multi-media exhibit:  Bridgeport Cultural Arts Center
0

Multi-media exhibit: Bridgeport Cultural Arts Center

 We Are Artists Every One:  The Art Center in Action, 1970-1986 The Art Center was far more than a place to learn visual arts, literary arts and music.  The Art Center was a place to improve reading skills, get a meal, and gain exposure to burgeoning ...

January 04, 2020
HC News  
New Research Guides
0

New Research Guides

Hot off the heels of finishing up the Records of the Warner Brothers Company, the Bridgeport History Center is pleased to present not one, not two, but three brand new research guides!  Our women's suffrage guide will help you celebrate a century of voting rights, ...

January 09, 2020
P.T. Barnum Research Collection – Now Available Online!
0

P.T. Barnum Research Collection – Now Available Online!

Many items from the P.T. Barnum Research Collection are now available online! Thanks to generous funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, researchers may access many items from the History Center and Barnum Museum collections: Over a thousand items -- advertisements, books, magazines, manuscripts, ...

April 21, 2018
HC News