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By Andrew Pehanick

The golden age of postcards, which happened among 1900 and 1940, was once additionally the golden age of Bridgeport. neighborhood and nationwide publishers published scenes of the city�s attractive and popular parks, brilliant mansions, palatial theaters, and sprawling factories, in addition to its busy streets and exact structure. those playing cards carried pictures of Bridgeport close to and much. Recipients of those mementos may well think development cars on the Locomobile manufacturing unit, eating on the Amazon Caf�, staying on the Stratfield lodge, using the carousel on the Steeplechase Island leisure park, buying at Howlands, admiring the Wheeler Mansion, attending mass on the South Congregational Church, or gazing the job on the wintry weather quarters of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Bridgeport takes the fashionable reader on a trip into the prior via approximately 2 hundred of those classic postcard images.

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