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  • Key West

    Key West
    av Frances Watson Clark

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467115063

    Key West has a colorful history. It was the beachhead that protected the United States from the Soviet Union and Cuba in the 1960s, its literary and music scenes attracted and developed writers, artists, and musicians in the 1970s, and it seceded fr…

  • Altoona

    av Jared Frederick

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467122863

    For over a century, Altoona, Pennsylvania, was a bustling industrial hotbed. The town thrived as a gem of the Pennsylvania Railroad, which constructed some 6,000 steam locomotives. However, like so many communities in the wake of World War II, Altoo…

  • Ypsilanti

    av James Thomas Mann

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113465

    Ypsilanti, Michigan, home to Eastern Michigan University, is a small city where a great deal happens. This is a community with a strong sense of history and historic preservation. Homes and buildings about to fall in on themselves in the 1960s were…

  • Florida East Coast Railway

    Florida East Coast Railway
    av Seth H. Bramson

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467128773

    Track the history of the Florida East Coast Railway from its beginning in 1885-present day. The benchmark for US railroad operations, the Florida East Coast (FEC) Railway is often referred to by other American railroads as the best-maintained and -o…

  • The Boston Marathon

    The Boston Marathon
    av Paul C. Clerici

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467104579

    Many things compose the Boston Marathon-Olympians, record holders, Greek gold-dipped wreaths, running hamburgers and fries, statues, snow, trailblazers, and Heartbreak Hill. Paul C. Clerici's Images of Modern America: The Boston Marathon tells the e…

  • Montgomery

    av Karren Pell, Carole King

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113632

    This book looks at the changes in Alabama's "Capital City of Dreams." During World War II, Montgomery residents opened their homes and hearts to pilots at Maxwell and Gunter Air Force Bases. During the postwar boom, downtown flourished as homes and…

  • Uscgc Mackinaw Wlbb-30

    Uscgc Mackinaw Wlbb-30
    av Mike Fornes

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113670

    June 10, 2006, marked the beginning of a new era. In a one-of-a-kind ceremony, the original U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw was decommissioned, followed by the commissioning of the new Great Lakes icebreaker that carries the same name. The old cutt…

  • Mountain Climbing in Washington State

    Mountain Climbing in Washington State
    av Donald R. Tjossem

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467132992

    This book contains images of many of the mountains and views that are available to be climbed in Washington State. Washington's mountains have been used for many years as a training ground for major international mountain climbing expeditions. The v…

  • Oregon Surfing: North Coast

    Oregon Surfing: North Coast
    av Scott Blackman, Sandy Blackman

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467115322

    Surfing culture began in Portland, Seaside, Cannon Beach, and Pacific City in the early 1960s. Influenced by surf music and a few California surfers, a handful of skin divers and adolescent boys yearned to engage in the sport. In the beginning, surf…

  • Phoenix's Roosevelt Row

    Phoenix's Roosevelt Row
    av Greg Esser, Nicole Underwood

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467134903

    The nationally recognized Roosevelt Row Artists' District in downtown Phoenix originated during the platting of the Churchill Addition in 1888, when fewer than 4,000 people called the city home. The Evans and Churchill Additions enjoyed vibrant, wal…

  • Botanica: The Wichita Gardens

    Botanica: The Wichita Gardens
    av Keith Wondra

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467114097

    Growing from 4 gardens in 1987 to 29 in 2015, Botanica, The Wichita Gardens has become a regional attraction. The dream of a botanical garden in Wichita started in the early 1970s with John Firsching, superintendent of landscape and forestry with th…

  • Clarksville

    av Angela Rodesky

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113069

    Clarksville may have been put on the map as a major tobacco port at the confluence of the Cumberland and Red Rivers, but ever since the founding of Fort Campbell--home of the 101st Airborne Division--in 1942, Clarksville has expanded rapidly and is…

  • Lake Compounce

    Lake Compounce
    av Lynda J. Russell

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467123044

    On October 6, 1846, Gad Norton invited the public to witness a scientific experiment to be conducted at his family-owned lake. The experiment failed, but the crowds of people inspired him to open a recreation area. In 1851, the firm of Pierce and No…

  • Ski Patrol in Colorado

    Ski Patrol in Colorado
    av John B. Cameron, Eric D. Miller

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467102513

    The Army's 10th Mountain Division, developed during World War II for combat missions in the mountains of northern Italy, evolved into ski patrols as we know them today. Far-reaching and nuanced, the job of a ski patroller combines long days, physica…

  • Columbia River Gorge Railroads

    Columbia River Gorge Railroads
    av D. C. Jesse Burkhardt

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467134828

    The Columbia River Gorge is a land of scenic wonder, revered by tourists for its beauty and by recreationalists for its fishing, windsurfing, hiking, and rafting. The region is also a major transportation corridor, home to two vital east-west railro…

  • Kevin Guest House

    Kevin Guest House
    av Gerald L. Halligan

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467116817

    While unknown to many living in western New York, the Kevin Guest House has served thousands of critically ill individuals and their families for over 40 years. Quietly nestled within the expanding Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus of Buffalo, New York…

  • Lowell

    av Richard P. Howe Jr

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467134019

    Lowell, Massachusetts, stands apart as an exceptional city. Bursting onto the scene in the 1820s, Lowell quickly became the workshop of America, powered by the mighty Merrimack River and staffed by tens of thousands of immigrants. Even as the mill e…

  • Southwest DC

    Southwest DC
    av Paul K. Williams, Gregory J. Alexander, Southwest Neighborhood Assembly

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467124218

    Southwest DC is a unique quadrant in the nation's capital. After a massive 1950s and 1960s urban renewal project demolished much of the area's buildings, Southwest DC began anew with a clean slate. Capitalizing on the waterfront location and utilizi…

  • Erie County Fair

    Erie County Fair
    av Martin Biniasz, Erie County Agricultural Society

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467117098

    During the mid-20th century, the Erie County Fair in Hamburg, New York, began a journey that transformed a traditional, agriculturally based fair into the largest independent county fair and exposition in the United States. As the number of fair day…

  • Folsom

    av Roberta Kludt Long

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467132848

    Modern Folsom really began in the 1960s. Folsom was a planned town from the beginning in 1856 and initially had housing and businesses for workers at the Sacramento Valley Railroad depot, turntable, and maintenance shops. During the remaining decade…

  • The Richmond Crusade for Voters

    The Richmond Crusade for Voters
    av Kimberly a. Matthews

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467124928

    The Richmond Crusade for Voters, founded in 1956 to directly oppose Massive Resistance and the Stanley Plan, has served the city of Richmond for 60 years. Despite efforts to suppress minority voter turnout, the Richmond Crusade for Voters thrived at…

  • Winter Park

    Winter Park
    av Jim Norris, Claire Strom, Danielle Johnson

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113403

    Winter Park is a unique community in central Florida. Its old-world charm and walkable downtown have drawn visitors from around the country and the world since the town's foundation in the 1880s. Residents and visitors alike enjoy the city's world-c…

  • Tampa Bay Landmarks and Destinations

    Tampa Bay Landmarks and Destinations
    av Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113663

    This book takes a colorful look at the amusement parks, restaurants, parks, beaches, and other points of interest known and loved by Tampa Bay locals and tourists alike. From Busch Gardens to Sunken Gardens, Golden Gate Speedway to the Sunshine Skyw…

  • Freedomland:: 1960-1964

    Freedomland:: 1960-1964
    av Robert McLaughlin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467123150

    Freedomland opened on June 19, 1960, in the Baychester section of the Bronx, New York. Historically themed attractions and costumed cast members were located throughout the seven sections. Designed by Marco Engineering of Los Angeles for Internation…

  • Seattle Chocolatiers

    Seattle Chocolatiers
    av Cornelia Gallen-Kimmell, Cordula Drossel-Brown

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467134842

    On the heels of the coffee bean, Seattle is embracing the cocoa bean. There is a long chocolate history here, from the legendary melt-in-your-mouth Frango Mint originally found at the Frederick & Nelson department store to Dilettante's pioneering es…

  • Elmwood Park Zoo

    Elmwood Park Zoo
    av Stan Huskey

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467115803

    Elmwood Park Zoo was established in 1924 when roughly 16 acres of land and a small group of animals were donated to the borough of Norristown. Although the early years of the zoo were more akin to a small farm, it has gone through an extensive expan…

  • Eastpointe

    av Suzanne Declaire Pixley

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113250

    Located in southeast Michigan, Eastpointe is typical of many suburban cities of middle America. During its development phase, Eastpointe's businesses and residents became involved in work or services related to the automotive industry. Structural ch…

  • Cruising in Montgomery and Berks Counties

    Cruising in Montgomery and Berks Counties
    av Tina M. Kissinger

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467115575

    Montgomery and Berks Counties have been central to the car industry for decades, employing residents of the cities and surrounding small towns. Pottstown first came to be known as the cruising capital of the East Coast in the 1950s and held on to th…

  • Seattle's 1962 World's Fair

    Seattle's 1962 World's Fair
    av Bill Cotter

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467115124

    In the late 1950s, Seattle's civic and business leaders were worried about the city losing its dominant position as a trading partner with the lucrative Pacific Rim nations. Interested in showing off all that the city and state had to offer in the h…

  • Opryland USA

    Opryland USA
    av Stephen W. Phillips

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467116336

    Opryland USA attracted millions of visitors each year and gave many celebrities their first taste of show business. As the "Home of American Music," Opryland USA still lives on in the hearts and minds of those who visited this show that made country…

  • Virginia-Highland

    av Lola Carlisle, Jack White

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467128551

    Many of the dynamics associated with the United States in the mid-20th century had not yet touched the tranquil northeast Atlanta community of Virginia-Highland in 1950. The next quarter-century would be very different. A wave of change--the civil r…

  • New York City's Italian Neighborhoods

    New York City's Italian Neighborhoods
    av Raymond Guarini

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467104401

    To demonstrate the special place Italian immigrants hold in the city of New York to this day, readers will experience a visual tour of their traditions and landmarks. New York City's five boroughs have been home to more Italian immigrants than any o…

  • Berea

    av Patricia M. Mote, Susan Lee

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113847

    Among southwest Cleveland suburbs, Berea, a community of 19,000, is unique. Berea was once called "The Sandstone Capital of the World," but the area's quarrying industry ceased in the mid-20th century. Immigrant quarrymen and their descendants remai…

  • Spokane's Expo '74

    Spokane's Expo '74
    av Bill Cotter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467124638

    In the late 1960s, Spokane's civic leaders were desperately looking for a way to revitalize a large section of downtown, especially a motley collection of little-used railroad lines and polluted industrial sites along the Spokane River. Their soluti…

  • Lakewood

    av Robert Autobee, Kristen Autobee

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467133982

    Although settled in the mid-1860s, Lakewood waited to incorporate until 1969, when its population was 90,000. It was instantly the third largest city in Colorado and had it all. Lakewood even had progressive ideas for government from a nonmilitarize…

  • Kentucky Speedway

    Kentucky Speedway
    av Kevin Kelly

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467111959

    The history of Kentucky Speedway is as colorful as the flags waved from its flag stand and the cars that dart around its 1.5-mile track. The path to its position on NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series schedule included more twists and turns than the roads le…

  • Standing Rock: Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Nation

    Standing Rock: Lakota, Dakota, Nakota Nation
    av Donovin Arleigh Sprague, Rylan Sprague

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467114998

    The Standing Rock Reservation is home to 8,250 Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota people of the Oceti Sakowin Nation. It is located in south-central North Dakota and in north-central South Dakota. The reservation is the sixth largest in the United States, w…

  • Three Rivers Festival

    Three Rivers Festival
    av Lori Angela Graf

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467128438

    Every summer in July, half a million people descend on downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana, for the annual Three Rivers Festival. Patrons of the festival enjoy nine days of fun events, entertainment, and food. In 1968, Dean Phillips of the Fort Wayne Conve…

  • Around Binghamton

    Around Binghamton
    av Jim Maggiore

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467124454

    The Greater Binghamton area's undulating history mirrors that of its terrain. The area has evolved from a transportation center to a hub of manufacturing and technology and, with the expansion of Binghamton University and SUNY Broome Community Colle…

  • Santa Fe

    Santa Fe
    av Buddy Mays

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467133128

    Located in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Santa Fe was founded in 1608 by Spanish colonists and Franciscan missionaries who were searching for gold, arable land, and Indians to convert to Christianity. In the 400 years since, this…

  • Kings Park Psychiatric Center

    Kings Park Psychiatric Center
    av L. F. Blanchard, Tammy Rebello

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467102872

    Kings Park Psychiatric Center, or "the Psych Center" as it is known locally, was unique for its time, as its focus was on patient care and making the hospital as "homelike" as possible. The facility was made up of a series of smaller buildings to gi…

  • Coatesville

    av Karol Collins

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467134637

    In the mid-1900s, Coatesville was a manufacturing gemstone amid the rolling farmland of Chester County. It was home to Lukens Steel, maker of the steel "trees" that became the first nine stories of New York City's World Trade Center. Retailers such…

  • Hamtramck

    av Greg Kowalski

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113519

    Fueled by a massive immigrant influx in the early 20th century, Hamtramck went from being a small farming village to a major industrial town in the space of 10 years. This phenomenal growth attracted national attention and set the city on a sometime…

  • Lost Steel Plants of the Monongahela River Valley

    Lost Steel Plants of the Monongahela River Valley
    av Robert S. Dorsett

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467134668

    Journey through the complicated economic and environmental history of the steel industry in The Mon. Perfect for fans of the history of American industrialization. Pittsburgh's Monongahela River is named after the Lenape Indian word Menaonkihela, m…

  • Surfing in South Carolina

    Surfing in South Carolina
    av Lilla O'Brien Folsom, Foster Folsom

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467115131

    For centuries, the ocean waters of the Atlantic have impacted the daily lives of those on the South Carolina coast. Beginning in the 1960s, those waves caught the imagination of young beachgoers who studied magazines and Super 8 films and refined th…

  • St. Joseph and Benton Harbor

    St. Joseph and Benton Harbor
    av Shannon McRae

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113755

    St. Joseph and Benton Harbor portrays twin cities with very different personalities weathering a time of great change. Long established as thriving centers of manufacturing, fruit farming, shipping, and tourism, both towns faced the enormous economi…

  • Kings Dominion

    Kings Dominion
    av Scott N. Rutherford

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467123013

    A collection of photographs from one of America's most famous amusement parks, Kings Dominion, and the iconic attractions that make up the park. Kings Dominion officially opened in 1975 on a 400-acre site between Richmond, Virginia, and Washington,…

  • Vetter Health Services

    Vetter Health Services
    av Danita Naimoli, Diane Neal

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467113830

    Jack and Eldora Vetter began Vetter Health Services (VHS) in 1975 with the belief that elderly people deserve dignity in life. Forty years later, what began as the couple's personal mission has grown to include more than 30 award-winning senior-care…

  • Ted Williams and Friends: 1960-2002

    Ted Williams and Friends: 1960-2002
    av Dick Trust

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467122948

    Ted Williams capped a storybook baseball career with a storybook ending, hitting a home run in his last at bat in the major leagues. That blast, on a dreary September 28, 1960, at Boston's Fenway Park, ushered in a post-playing career during which t…

  • Italians of Lackawanna County

    Italians of Lackawanna County
    av Stephanie Longo

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467124683

    Explore the summertime traditions and discover all the ways that Lackawanna County's Italian community seeks to preserve its heritage. Boasting one of the nation's largest and most diverse Italian-American populations, Lackawanna County in Northeast…