Cincinnati's Golden Age, Ohio (Images of America Series)

Cincinnati's Golden Age, Ohio (Images of America Series)

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by Betty Ann Smiddy
     
 

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In its golden age, Cincinnati was a leader in industry and culture. Europeans immigrated into the city to fill jobs, and the rural landscape was developing into suburbs. Incline railways provided access to hilltop neighborhoods, and for

the first time, the middle class could afford to move to outlying areas, commuting to work in the city. Breweries, soap

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In its golden age, Cincinnati was a leader in industry and culture. Europeans immigrated into the city to fill jobs, and the rural landscape was developing into suburbs. Incline railways provided access to hilltop neighborhoods, and for

the first time, the middle class could afford to move to outlying areas, commuting to work in the city. Breweries, soap manufacturers, meat packing plants, and other industries flourished, as supplies and products were distributed throughout Cincinnati along the Miami-Erie

Canal--steamboats crowded the Ohio River wharves. The city thrived during the decades surrounding the turn of the 19th century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738534367
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
08/03/2005
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
600,281
Product dimensions:
6.52(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.33(d)

Meet the Author


Native Cincinnatian Betty Ann Smiddy is president of the College Hill Historical Society and has received outstanding achievement awards in local history from the Ohio Historical Society and the Hamilton County Recorder's Office. Her award-winning newsletters for CHHS culminated in A Little Piece of Paradise . . . College Hill, Ohio. Betty is a Cincinnati Enquirer Woman of the Year and was given a key to the City of Cincinnati for her volunteer activities.

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