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By Andrew Pehanick

Bridgeport: 1900-1960 provides a desirable inspect the historical past of Bridgeport via classic postcards from the city�s early life. those classic postcards depict the switch and enlargement in Bridgeport throughout the twentieth century, from the expansion of the collage of Bridgeport from a small junior university right into a significant collage to the adjustments in transportation from the pony and buggy to early cars and trolley automobiles. Bridgeport�s waterfront performed an incredible position within the improvement of the town, drawing viewers and filthy rich citizens who equipped houses alongside the shore. Following the 2 international wars, town observed a wide inhabitants raise, and a construction increase quickly undefined. Factories and houses have been equipped, retail shops moved in, and leisure strategies elevated to serve the wishes of the millions of people that got here to Bridgeport looking employment.

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