“$1,000,000 Blaze at Bridgewater”: A Campus Transformed

About this Project

The images featured in this online exhibit are held in the Archives and Special Collections of the Clement C. Maxwell Library at Bridgewater State University. Supporting source materials include issues of the school yearbook, The Normal Offering, and histories of the school written by Arthur Clarke Boyden and historian Thomas R. Turner.

Digital copies of Bridgewater State yearbooks are available in Virtual Commons, Bridgewater State University’s institutional repository. Histories of the institution are available in the Maxwell Library:

The article “Destruction of State Normal School, Bridgewater, Mass.”, published in Factory Mutual Record (volume 2, number 3) is posted with the permission of FM Global.


Exhibit Credits

Site content: Orson Kingsley & Ellen Dubinsky

Site design: Ellen Dubinsky