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New and Noteworthy at BHC

The Bridgeport History Center updates our new and noteworthy page on a regular basis!  Check back to see what we’ve added and you can come in and use.  This page was last updated on April 22, 2022.

New Oral Histories
Bridgeport and New Haven Puerto Rican Oral Histories, 2023-2024
Third year Yale University doctoral candidate Amanda Rivera conducts oral histories to facilitate her research on the bilingual education movement in Bridgeport as led by Puerto Ricans in the 1970s. Rivera interviews community members about this topic in both Bridgeport and New Haven from 2023-2024. The interviews she conducted are now part of the History Center holdings as an oral history collection.

New Special Collections
BHC has long held biographical newspaper clipping files.  Now researchers can view the list of names included in this substantial collection.

New Photographs
BHC has been continuing to add photographs to the Connecticut Digital Archive.  There are over one thousand images available, with more on the way!  Don’t see what you’re looking for?  Contact us on our contact form.

New Digital Collections
BHC has one of the best newspaper clippings collections in the state. Explore some of the initial offerings from this vast resource.