|Local History Collection
Historical Room | Newspapers |
The downtown library has a variety of local
history resources as well as materials to help you research your family
history. Note the Fritz
Fuglister mural added to the library in 1941 as a WPA project.
The Historical Room is open during the same
hours the downtown library is open. You must sign in with the reference
librarian before using the room. This room contains many rare and
historical books, including our favorites for
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The downtown library keeps the following
newspapers on microfilm. Two microfilm reader/printers are available in the
Reading Room. Newspapers may be requested at the circulation desk.
We can also send microfilm reels of these
newspapers to other public libraries through the interlibrary loan process.
Please contact your local library for more information.
The Enterprise (the Brockton
Enterprise until 1982)
The current 4 months of The Enterprise is available in paper format.
May 1874-Dec. 1876, Jan. 1880-May 12, 1894.
Feb. 1895-Mar. 24, 1934
North Bridgewater Gazette
May 1851-Nov. 1856, May 1857-Apr. 1874
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To request photocopies by mail, please write a
letter providing as much information as possible about the item you are seeking.
Enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope with a check for the appropriate fee made out to the Brockton Public
Library Special Account.
|Pages from the Brockton City
Directory, the Brockton Poll Tax Records, or the Brockton Street
|Obituaries or news items from a