Portraits of individuals from Fairfield's history.

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Domenic Mercurio and Dom. Jr
"Pop" Mercurio and Dom Jr. holding horses outside; wagon and barrels in the background

Mercurio's Market was founded in 1900 by Domenic Mercurio Sr., who used to sell fruits and vegetables door-to-door from a horse and wagon. The original storeā€¦

Burr family reunion, 1906
Burr family reunion at Fairfield Beach, 1906, at "Quiet" cottage

Annie B. Jennings portrait
Portrait of Annie B. Jennings (Memorial Room portrait)

Annie B. Jennings, portrait with dogs
Black and white portrait of Annie B. Jennings, seated, with two white dogs

Ronald Reagan at Fairfield Town Hall
President Ronald Regan delivering a speech during his visit to Fairfield, 1984.

Anti family portrait
A portrait of the Anti family, who immigrated from Hungary to Bridgeport in 1906. Pictured: Janos, Katalin Varga, Maria (Mary), and Janos (John) Anti.

Eva Follett Warner wedding portrait, 1897
Eva Follett became the second wife of Ira DeVer Warner, co-founder of Warner Brothers Corset Company in Bridgeport, when she was in her twenties and he was in his fifties.

Mabel Osgood Wright portrait
Standing portrait of Mabel Osgood Wright, photographer and naturalist.

Margaret Rudkin making bread
Margaret Rudkin, founder of Pepperidge Farm, Inc., making bread.

Timothy Dwight
A portrait of Timothy Dwight (1828-1916), grandson of Timothy Dwight of Greenfield Hill.
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