Historic Photos of Cincinnati

Historic Photos of Cincinnati

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by Linda Bailey
     
 

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Before the emergence of the Midwestern industrial centers of Chicago and Kansas City, Cincinnati was the fastest-growing city in what was once considered the West. Throughout its history, Cincinnati's leaders adapted to ever-changing economic forces. Today the city has a diverse collection of institutions that make it a vital cultural center.

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Overview

Before the emergence of the Midwestern industrial centers of Chicago and Kansas City, Cincinnati was the fastest-growing city in what was once considered the West. Throughout its history, Cincinnati's leaders adapted to ever-changing economic forces. Today the city has a diverse collection of institutions that make it a vital cultural center.

This volume, Historic Photos of Cincinnati, captures this journey in still photography from various collections held at Cincinnati Museum Center. The book follows life, government, education, and events spanning two centuries of Cincinnati's history. It captures unique and rare scenes through the original lens of hundreds of historic photographs. These images portray the events and people important to Cincinnati's history and the building of a unique and prosperous city.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596522671
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Series:
Historic Photos Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
10.38(w) x 10.28(h) x 0.84(d)

Meet the Author

Since 1985 Linda Bailey has worked as a photograph curator and reference librarian for the Cincinnati Historical Society Library at Cincinnati Museum Center and was previously a reference librarian for the Kenton County Public Library in Kentucky. She has responsibility for managing the library's extensive collection of historic photographs, prints, and lithographs and over the years has helped countless authors and publishers find the historic images and information they need for their projects.
Linda earned a B.A. in history and an M.S. in social studies education from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Linda and her husband have two grown children and live in northern Kentucky.

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Historic Photos of Cincinnati 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Awesome compilation of very rare and hitoric photos of The 'Queen City'. This book should grace every coffee table. Job well done.