Southwest Denver, Colorado (Images of America Series)

Southwest Denver, Colorado (Images of America Series)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467124065
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 12/05/2016
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 798,265
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Author Shawn M. Snow is a fifth-generation southwest Denverite and is the author of Arcadia Publishing's Denver's City Park and Whittier Neighborhoods. Covering change from 1880 to 1980, the images examine the area's transformation from rural outpost to a stable region of the state's dynamic capital city. Sources include local residents, the archives of the Southwest Denver Herald Dispatch, and the Denver Public Library.

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Acknowledgments 7

Introduction 8

1 Growing a New Home 11

2 The Earth Gave More Than Gold 15

3 They Had Dirt under Their Fingernails 27

4 Farmland No More 51

5 Ranch Houses, Not Ranches 65

6 Denver Grows Southwest 83

7 Planting a Future Denver 113

8 The Undiscovered Country 119

Bibliography 127

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