Bridges was an officer of the Birmingham Beautification Board, the Women's Civic Club, the Birmingham Festival of Arts, and the Birmingham Art Association. She was named Birmingham Woman of the Year in 1954 and inducted into the Birmingham Post-Herald's "Roll of Honor". She was also active in the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
- "Service tomorrow for cyclorama artist." (June 9, 1987) Birmingham Post-Herald