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Wisconsin Army National Guard (Images of America Series)
Eric J. Killen

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

Images of America: Wisconsin Army National Guard is a photographic history containing more than 200 images paired with a descriptive narrative that follows the illustrious story of more than 150 years of wartime service. The book highlights little-known facts about the leaders, soldiers, and units that shaped Wisconsins military history. It begins with the Civil War legends of Old Abe and the Iron Brigade and continues through the ...
  
  











  



  
Hudson (Images of America Series)
Lisa LaMonica

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

Hudson, with its scarlet past, is still intriguing in many ways. It is the new go-to destination being discovered by tourists, chefs, world-famous artists and celebrities, motion pictures, and major magazines. Visitors say there is a palpable vibe of creative energy. Home to the largest number of self-employed people in New York, Hudson is a unique city where one can start their own business and not feel out of place. In vintage photographs, ...
  
  











  



  
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (NY) (Images of America)
Robert M. Grippo, Christopher Hoskins

Arcadia Publishing, 2004

"Let's have a parade" is the phrase that begins a beloved American tradition, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. In 1924, employees of the R. H. Macy and Company store in Herald Square, many of whom were immigrants and first-generation Americans, chose to give thanks for their good fortune in a manner reminiscent of the festive parades held in their native countries. The excitement and praise from crowds lining the route that first year led ...
  
  











  



  
Vandenberg Air Force Base (Images of America Series)
Joseph T. Page II

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

A historical cornucopia ranging from native tribal lands and ranch living to infantry training grounds and missile launch site, the location currently known as Vandenberg Air Force Base has held an amazing legacy that continues today. Stretching over 45 miles of pristine California coastline and covering over 99,000 acres, the base has been the vanguard for the United States' space and missile program. Showcasing over 1,900 launches since 1957, ...
  
  











  



  
Burien (Images of Modern America)
Virginia H. Wright

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

Given the beauty of the landscape and its ideal location just south of Seattle, its easy to understand why Gottlieb Burian set down his 19th-century roots in the land that eventually became the city of Burien. Incorporated in 1993, this gem of a small city sits perched on the edge of Puget Sound, just 15 minutes from SeaTac Airport. With a wealth of arts and cultural groups, an ethnically diverse community of shops and restaurants, a robust ...
  
  











  



  
Prospect Park (Images of America Series)
Ronald P. Verdicchio, the Prospect Park Community Study Group

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

Rooted in Dutch traditions, Prospect Park was established in 1901. With a view of what would become the New York City skyline, Prospect Park evolved into a community that placed an emphasis on family values and character. Children would often be seen on the streets jumping rope or playing together at the Hayfields, which later became Hofstra Park. Parents worked locally in the borough and neighboring Paterson, known as Silk City. Families ...
  
  











  



  
C.F. Martin & Co. (Images of America)
Dick Boak

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

The formula for C.F. Martin & Co.s success has always been an unparalleled commitment to precise handcraftsmanship blended with optimum tonewoods, innovation, and singular design. This family business has persevered from the Civil War through the present and remains the oldest surviving maker of stringed instruments in the world. It is the largest and most respected producer of acoustic guitars in America. The images in this book trace the ...
  
  











  



  
Toledo's Woodlawn Cemetery (Images of America)
Rebecca Deck Visser, Renee Ciminillo Jayne

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

Historic Woodlawn Cemetery and Arboretum, founded in 1876, has provided a final resting place for thousands of individuals. The story of the cemetery and arboretum provides an in-depth look at Toledo as it developed from a small port on the Great Lakes to a major manufacturing center during the first 50 years of the cemeterys existence. Images of America: Toledos Woodlawn Cemetery presents the heavy hitters whose success in life allowed them to ...
  
  











  



  
Emporium Department Store (Images of America)
Anne Evers Hitz

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

The EmporiumCalifornias Largest, Americas Grandest Storewas a major shopping destination on San Franciscos Market Street for a century, from 1896 to 1996. Shoppers flocked to the mid-price store with its beautiful dome and bandstand. Patrons could find anything at the Emporium, from jewelry to stoves, and it was a meeting place for friends to enjoy tea while listening to the Emporium Orchestra. Founded as the Emporium and Golden Rule Bazaar, the ...
  
  











  



  
Charleston: A Historic Walking Tour (Images of America)
Mary Preston Foster

Arcadia Publishing, 2005

Charleston: A Historic Walking Tour will help natives and visitors alike appreciate the history and residents of this beautiful city. With its architecture, palm trees, and cobblestone streets, Charleston is one of the South's great cultural destinations. Its ballrooms and benevolent society halls attest to grand periods of opulence and high living. The theater, libraries, museum, and college show an appreciation for culture and sophistication. ...
  
  











  



  
San Diego Harbor Police (Images of America)
Michael P. Rich

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

The San Diego Harbor Police Department has proudly provided more than 50 years of law enforcement. From its humble beginnings as a small security force formed after World War II to protect San Diego imports to the modern and sophisticated police force it is today, the San Diego Harbor Police Department serves as a shining example of the exciting and important role law enforcement plays in the development of a busy 21st-century city. Through a ...
  
  











  



  
Mountain Brook (Images of America)
Catherine Pittman Smith

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

Nestled in the over-the-mountain suburbia of Birmingham, Mountain Brook was originally hunting grounds for Creek, Choctaw, Cherokee, and Chickasaw Indians. First settled in the 1820s in the area called Shades Valley, it was not until 1926 that Robert Jemison Jr. began developing Mountain Brook Estates into its present form. Jemison had enormous vision honoring its natural beauty, and he hired regional planner and landscape architect Warren H. ...
  
  











  



  
Cincinnati Revealed: A Photographic Heritage of the Queen City (OH) (Images of America)
Kevin Grace, Tom White

Arcadia Publishing, 2002

Cincinnati Revealed: A Photographic Heritage of the Queen City, features nearly 200 rarely seen photographs and vintage postcards. Through these striking images, together with the insightful text, authors Kevin Grace and Tom White take the reader on a unique visual tour of this historic river city. It is a tour well worth taking. Since its inception in 1788, Cincinnati has evolved from a brawling pioneer town to a thriving Midwest metropolis, ...
  
  











  



  
Howard County Law Enforcement (Images of America)
Tom Kelley

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

Since the 1880s, when a Howard County sheriffs deputy shot the mayor of Kokomo during the commission of a burglary, Howard County law enforcement officers have played an important role in the communitys history. Police officers, deputies, and troopers cleared rowdies out of the junction neighborhood, walked downtown beats, rescued tornado survivors, quelled civil disturbances, cleaned up tragic accidents, and solved grisly murders. By the ...
  
  











  



  
Prospect Park (Images of America Series)
Ronald P. Verdicchio, the Prospect Park Community Study Group

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

Rooted in Dutch traditions, Prospect Park was established in 1901. With a view of what would become the New York City skyline, Prospect Park evolved into a community that placed an emphasis on family values and character. Children would often be seen on the streets jumping rope or playing together at the Hayfields, which later became Hofstra Park. Parents worked locally in the borough and neighboring Paterson, known as Silk City. Families ...
  
  











  



  
Los Angeles Television
Joel Tator

Arcadia Publishing, 2015

Los Angeles television history began in the small room of an auto dealership in 1931. Since then, much of the nations television history has been made here: the first television helicopter, the first big story that television broke before newspapers, the first live coverage of an atomic bomb, and the careers of numerous icons like Betty White, Steve Allen, Liberace, Lawrence Welk, and Tennessee Ernie Ford. Many Los Angeles television ...
  
  











  



  
Weirton (Images of America)
Dennis R. Jones

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

Weirton was originally settled as the village of Hollidays Cove, a strategic fortification along the Ohio River in northwestern Virginia. In 1909, a tinplate mill was established in northern Hollidays Cove, and Weirton was born. Thousands of immigrants of many nationalities came here to work and live, while Ernest T. Weir created his lifes dream of a fully integrated steel plant. Weirton became the Largest Unincorporated Town in the Country and ...
  
  











  



  
Neenah (Images of America Series)
Gavin Schmitt

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

Neenah rests in the heart of the Fox Valley, positioned between Appleton and Oshkosh. The city sits at the junction of Lake Winnebago and the Fox River, which has always been central to its draw for both recreation and business. Flour and paper milling utilized the rivers powerful flow and brought Neenahs biggest booms. The successes of paper mills such as Neenah Paper, which opened in 1866, and the Kimberly-Clark Corporation, which opened in ...
  
  











  



  
Early Poverty Row Studios (Images of America)
E.J. Stephens, Marc Wanamaker

Arcadia Publishing, 2014

The history of Hollywood is often seen only through the lens of the major studios, forgetting that many of Tinseltowns early creations came from micro-studios stretched along Sunset Boulevard in an area disparagingly known as Poverty Row. Here, the first wave of West Coast moviemakers migrated to the tiny village of Hollywood, where alcohol was illegal, actors were unwelcome, and cattle were herded down the unpaved streets. Most Poverty Row ...
  
  











  



  
Vanishing Seattle (Images of America)
Clark Humphrey

Arcadia Publishing, 2006

Though Seattle is still a young city, growing and changing, much of its short past is already lost-but not forgotten. Generations of Seattleites have fond memories of restaurants, local television shows, stores, and other landmarks that evoke a less sophisticated, more informal city. This new book explores Seattle at a time when timber and fish were more lucrative than airplanes and computers, when the city was a place of kitschy architecture ...
  
  











  








   



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