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Remembering Cincinnati

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With a selection of fine historic images from her bestselling book Historic Photos of Cincinnati, Linda Bailey provides a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the growth and development of Cincinnati. 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 ...

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Overview

With a selection of fine historic images from her bestselling book Historic Photos of Cincinnati, Linda Bailey provides a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the growth and development of Cincinnati. 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, Remembering Cincinnati, captures this journey in still photography from various collections in the archives of the 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 more than a hundred historic photographs. These images portray the events and people important to Cincinnati’s history and the building of a unique and prosperous city.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596526068
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 5/10/2010
  • Series: Remembering Series
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 970,646
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

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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