Cincinnati's Coney Island: America's Finest Amusement Park

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780961439286
  • Publisher: Amusement Park Journal
  • Publication date: 6/20/2002
  • Pages: 233
  • Sales rank: 1,511,829
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreward vi
Chapter 1 Parker's Grove 1867 to 1885 1
Chapter 2 Ohio Grove: The Coney Island of the West 1886 to 1895 7
Chapter 3 The First Island Queen: A Floating Palace 1896 to 1912 23
Chapter 4 Fire, Flood, Ice, and War 1913 to 1923 37
Chapter 5 New Owners Take Control 1924 to 1929 49
Chapter 6 The Great Depression and Big Bands 1930 to 1939 69
Chapter 7 World War II and Its Aftermath 1940 to 1947 93
Chapter 8 Baby Boomers, Television, and Integration 1948 to 1961 127
Chapter 9 America's Finest Amusement Park 1962 to 1971 161
Chapter 10 Yesterday's Memories and Tomorrow's Dreams 1972 to date 195
Appendices 219
Coney Island Map 224
Acknowledgments 225
Selected Bibliography 227
Index 229
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