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Historic Photos of Philadelphia
     

Historic Photos of Philadelphia

by Laura Beardsley, Laura E Beardsley
 

Historic Photos of Philadelphia captures the City of Brotherly Love" past through photographs from the city's finest archives. From the Civil War period, to the turn of the century, to the building of a modern metropolis, Historic Photos of Philadelphia follows life, government, education, and events from its extensive history. This book captures unique and

Overview

Historic Photos of Philadelphia captures the City of Brotherly Love" past through photographs from the city's finest archives. From the Civil War period, to the turn of the century, to the building of a modern metropolis, Historic Photos of Philadelphia follows life, government, education, and events from its extensive history. This book captures unique and rare scenes through the original lens of about 200 historic photographs. Published in striking black and white photography, these images communicate historic events and every day life of two centuries of people building a unique and prosperous city."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596523067
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Series:
Historic Photos Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
10.40(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Laura E. Beardsley earned a master of the arts in public history from Rutgers University- Camden. She is the former Director of Graphics and Research Services for the Historical Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Previously, she worked as a park ranger and interpretive specialist at Independence National Historical Park. For the past two years, Laura has pursued a career as a freelance researcher and consultant. Having lived inside Philadelphia for twenty years, she now resides in the quiet town of Drexel Hill.

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