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Historic Photos of Louisville
     

Historic Photos of Louisville

by James C Anderson
 

Historic photos of Louisville captures the remarkable journey of this city and her people, with still photography from the finest archives of city, state and private collections. From the Civil War through the end of the nineteenth centrury, the rise of industry, two world wars and into the modern era, Louisville has remained a unique and prosperous city. With

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Historic photos of Louisville captures the remarkable journey of this city and her people, with still photography from the finest archives of city, state and private collections. From the Civil War through the end of the nineteenth centrury, the rise of industry, two world wars and into the modern era, Louisville has remained a unique and prosperous city. With hundreds of archival photos reproduced in stunning black and white on heavy art paper, this book is the perfect addition to any historian's collection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596522770
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Series:
Historic Photos Series
Pages:
206
Sales rank:
1,345,486
Product dimensions:
10.28(w) x 10.32(h) x 0.82(d)

Meet the Author

James C. "Andy" Anderson has been a Louisville resident since 1948 and received a B.A. degree from the University of Louisville in 1967. After working as a clerk in the Parkland and Highland branches of the Louisville Free Public Library, he moved to Lexington, Kentucky, and received a Master's Degree in Library Science from the University of Kentucky in 1970.

He was later hired as an assistant to the curator of the Photographic Archives at the University of Louisville, and was appointed head curator in 1973. He now holds the rank of Professor in the University Libraries faculty, and manages a collection of over 1.5 million photographs. He has written two other books and has been a frequent lecturer and consultant on the maintenance and care of photographic collections.

Andy is married, having met his wife on a bicycle tour of Louisville in 1976. They have one grown son, two shetland sheepdogs, and a cat.

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