Berea, Kentucky (Images of America Series)

Berea, Kentucky (Images of America Series)

by Howard Carlberg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738567167
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 03/23/2009
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,275,804
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


The gathering of images and historical research was a collaborative effort by three diverse talents. Patricia L. Stephens is a Berea College student and journalist who discovered many of these rarely seen images while doing research work at the Berea College Archives. Howard Carlberg is a photographer and prominent Berea resident who has coordinated many festivals, public dances, and craft workshops in Berea. Marvin Carlberg is a historian and collector of postcards, photographs, and other vintage memorabilia. This is his second book with Arcadia Publishing.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Berea Beginnings: Early History of the Town's Formation 9

2 College Campus: Berea College, Cornerstone of the Town 27

3 Dormitories and Domiciles: Student Life and Activities around Berea College 41

4 Exciting Excursions and Energetic Enterprises: Nearby Points of Interest and Local Industry 53

5 Festivals, Fairs, and Fun: Berea Welcomes Visitors of All Ages 79

6 God's Good Graces: Berea's Churches and Chapels 95

7 Historic Hotels and Hot Hangouts: Where to Go to See and Be Seen 105

8 Ingenious Imagery: Aerials, Panoramas, and Miscellanea 113

Timeline 126

Bibliography 127

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