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South Providence, Rhode Island (Images of America Series)

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by Patrick T. Conley, Paul Campbell
     
 

The themes of South Providence--urbanization, immigration, and industrialization--best characterize the nation's modern development. This volume reveals how a well-known Providence community worshipped, studied, worked, played, ate, and drank. The denizens of South Providence were an extraordinary mix. The geographic and demographic developments of the 19th

Overview


The themes of South Providence--urbanization, immigration, and industrialization--best characterize the nation's modern development. This volume reveals how a well-known Providence community worshipped, studied, worked, played, ate, and drank. The denizens of South Providence were an extraordinary mix. The geographic and demographic developments of the 19th century crafted the economically diverse, dense, and multicultural community of the 20th century. Today almost every major avenue still contains a varied mixture of residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional uses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738544847
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
756,837
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


Patrick T. Conley and Paul Campbell, natives of South Providence, know the highlights of their neighborhood from actual experience and from their expertise as Providence historians. This is the fourth book about Providence on which they have collaborated. Conley was the founding chairman of the Providence Heritage Commission and has written 16 books. Campbell is the librarian emeritus of the Rhode Island Historical Society and the historian of the Providence Housing Authority. Combined they have spent 124 years living or working in the South Providence neighborhood--a place they never left.

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