"Bridgeport Gleanings," The Boston Advocate, Aug 28, 1886

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Title

"Bridgeport Gleanings," The Boston Advocate, Aug 28, 1886

Subject

Black Periodicals
Gossip--Published
Rumors
Social Events
Political Affairs
Religion

Description

An example of the column "Bridgeport Gleanings" in The Boston Advocate where the readers are informed about social and political affairs, religious events, and news about prominent members in the community. In this particular instance, the column reports:

  • the arrival of soldiers in Niantic, 
  • "that Seaside Park is becoming the most popular place in Western Connecticut, for recreation and picnic gatherings",
  • that church services were "well-attended",
  • that Rev. G.G. Robinson "occupied the pulpit at Messiah Baptist Church",
  • that Bethel A.M.E. Church is organizing a festival,
  • that the "Odd Fellows are arranging for a grand excursion",
  • that Mrs. John C. Deming is convalescent after a long illness, and finally,
  • that "Mrs. John Gardener, of Brooklyn, is visiting Mrs. Russell on Broad St."

Credit

My Heritage (via Boston Public Library)

Source

The Boston Advocate

Publisher

W. Grandison & J.B. Powell, Jr.

Date

1886-08-28

Type

Reference

Article Item Type Metadata

Archive

Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Geocode (Latitude)

42.3602534

Geocode (Longitude)

-71.0582912

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Citation

“"Bridgeport Gleanings," The Boston Advocate, Aug 28, 1886,” Archival Gossip Collection, accessed September 28, 2022, https://www.archivalgossip.com/collection/items/show/1017.

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