Greenbelt, Maryland (Images of America Series)

Greenbelt, Maryland (Images of America Series)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738592015
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 11/21/2011
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,256,875
Product dimensions: 10.30(w) x 13.70(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Authors Jill Parsons St. John and Megan Searing Young graduated from Parsons School of Design with master of arts degrees in the history of American decorative arts and design. As the former and current directors of the Greenbelt Museum, they have curated and installed numerous exhibits on the history and culture of Greenbelt. The Friends of the Greenbelt Museum is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Greenbelt.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Planning a Greenbelt Town 9

2 Building Greenbelt 25

3 Greenbelt Pioneers Settle In 43

4 World War II and the 1940s 61

5 A Cooperative Buys the Town 79

6 Greenbelt Expands in the 1960s and 1970s 95

7 The 1980s and Beyond 109

Bibliography 127

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