Saturday, April 13, 2024
HC Events

The Bridgeport “Evening Farmer” Goes Digital – Covering the Progressive Era and WWI

Time: Thursday, October 15th, 6:00 PM download (1)
Burroughs-Saden Library, 3rd floor, History Center

Come celebrate the digitization of the Bridgeport Evening Farmer (1909-1922) now available through the Connecticut Digital Newspaper Project and the Library of Congress. Fairfield University Professor Ceceilia Bucki will discuss the Progressive Era and WWI in Bridgeport.  Christine Gauvreau and Gail Hurley of the Connecticut State Library will demonstrate how to search the paper and highlight some interesting stories covered during this very significant period in Bridgeport’s history.

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Bridgeport History Center