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Historic Photos of Tampa

Historic Photos of Tampa

by Ralph Brower
     
 

Historic Photos of Tampa follows the evolving culture of the Cigar Capital of the World" through one of the finest archives in the city, Burgert Brothers archive from the Tampa Hillsborough County Public Library. Beginning in the mid 1860's, this book illustrates the development of Tampa from the Civil War period through the turn of the century, two World Wars

Overview

Historic Photos of Tampa follows the evolving culture of the Cigar Capital of the World" through one of the finest archives in the city, Burgert Brothers archive from the Tampa Hillsborough County Public Library. Beginning in the mid 1860's, this book illustrates the development of Tampa from the Civil War period through the turn of the century, two World Wars and into a modern era. With around two hundred archival photographs reproduced on heavy art paper, this book is a perfect addition to any historian's collection."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596522930
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Series:
Historic Photos Series
Pages:
206
Sales rank:
739,685
Product dimensions:
10.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Ralph Brower first moved to Tampa in 1964 and has lived there the better part of his life. He earned a bachelor of arts from the University of Alabama and a master of business administration from Saint Leo University. He has spent time as a writer, an artist, and a woodworker.

He has been employed in the property and casualty industry for more than twenty years; roles have included researcher, analyst, and composer of technical manuals and procedures. Ralph and his wife, Sue, share their home with a beloved beagle. They live in Tampa.

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