Bridgeport: 1900-1960 (Postcard History) by Andrew Pehanick

By Andrew Pehanick

Bridgeport: 1900-1960 provides a desirable check out the background of Bridgeport via classic postcards from the city�s adolescence. those classic postcards depict the switch and growth in Bridgeport through the twentieth century, from the expansion of the collage of Bridgeport from a small junior collage right into a significant college to the alterations in transportation from the pony and buggy to early vehicles and trolley autos. Bridgeport�s waterfront performed an immense position within the improvement of the town, drawing viewers and filthy rich citizens who outfitted houses alongside the shore. Following the 2 global wars, the town observed a wide inhabitants bring up, and a construction growth quickly undefined. Factories and houses have been equipped, retail shops moved in, and leisure ideas elevated to serve the desires of the millions of people that got here to Bridgeport looking employment.

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