Ghosts and Murders of Manhattan, New York (Images of America Series)

Ghosts and Murders of Manhattan, New York (Images of America Series)

by Elise Gainer


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738599465
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 07/29/2013
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 674,253
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Elise Gainer, a New York City licensed tour guide, owns and operates Ghosts, Murders, and Mayhem Walking Tours. She is a member of the Merchant’s House Museum as well as the American Society for Psychical Research, Inc. The majority of images she presents here come from the rich archives of the Library of Congress, primarily the collections of George Grantham Bain, the Detroit Publishing Company, and the New York World-Telegram and Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Deadly Places, Public Spaces 9

2 Lively Hotels and Homes 35

3 The Famous and the Infamous 53

4 Churches, Museums, and Mysterious Institutions 79

5 Spirited Taverns and Theaters 111

Bibliography 127

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