Salem, Massachusetts (Images of America Series)

Overview

Including many images that have never been published, Salem, Massachusetts Volume II captures one of America's most historic cities from the 1870s to the third quarter of the twentieth century. The photographs, drawn mainly from private collections, document the citizens of the area, their institutions, and their celebrations, as well as the neighborhoods that make up this vibrant city. Join authors Stephen J. Schier and Kenneth C. Turino on a trip back in time to discover the fascinating history of Salem. Over ...
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Overview

Including many images that have never been published, Salem, Massachusetts Volume II captures one of America's most historic cities from the 1870s to the third quarter of the twentieth century. The photographs, drawn mainly from private collections, document the citizens of the area, their institutions, and their celebrations, as well as the neighborhoods that make up this vibrant city. Join authors Stephen J. Schier and Kenneth C. Turino on a trip back in time to discover the fascinating history of Salem. Over 200 carefully selected images have been combined with thorough research and enhanced by informative text. Salem's historic McIntire District, containing some of the nation's finest architecture, receives special treatment in its own chapter. Also highlighted is Salem's scenic coastline, which has been appreciated and utilized for generations. Salem, Massachusetts Volume II represents an important contribution to the recorded history of the area and is a wonderful companion to the authors' first book. This impressive pictorial collection will surely occupy a valued place on the bookshelves of residents and area historians for many years to come.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780752405810
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 3/1/1999
  • Series: Images of America Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.83 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
1. The McIntire Historic District 9
2. Along the Waterfront 27
3. The Heart of the Community 41
4. Salem at Work 63
5. Public Safety 75
6. Street Scenes 93
7. Celebrations and Civic Events 113
Acknowledgments 128
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