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Syracuse. Images of America series

Connors, Dennis J. with the Onondaga Historical Association

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ISBN 10: 0738537438 / ISBN 13: 9780738537436
Published by Arcadia, Charleston, SC/ Chicago, 1997
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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3000 PB shelf. Unread slim trade paperback, photo brown/black covers. No names, clean text. Filled w/ vintage b/w photos of the upstate city, home of Syracuse University. Giftworthy!. Bookseller Inventory # 058203

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Title: Syracuse. Images of America series

Publisher: Arcadia, Charleston, SC/ Chicago

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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As we approach the twenty-first century, many people are seeking to connect with their community's roots in order to better understand their own past and to make thoughtful choices about the future. With Syracuse, readers can explore the architecture, lifestyles, landscapes, and transportation modes of this city from before the Civil War to the mid-1970s. Within these pages, readers come face-to-face with the nineteenth-century citizens who shaped the city; Syracuse University football and lacrosse legends; and individuals like Colonel Homer Wheaton, who became the first soldier from Syracuse to be struck down in World War I, sacrificing his life to save comrades from an exploding grenade. Other intriguing discoveries include a series of views showcasing the lost mansions of James Street, images of the main line New York Central Railroad tracks that ran though the middle of downtown for one hundred years, and scenes of the former salt manufacturing industry which once defined Syracuse as it is still known today-“The Salt City.”

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The over 200 stunning photographs in this book, many never published before, have been drawn exclusively from the extensive photograph archives maintained by the Onondaga Historical Association (OHA). Operating both as a public museum and research center, OHA serves as Syracuse and Onondaga County's primary historical agency. This impressive collection of images will be valued not only by those fascinated by American urban and architectural history, but also by Syracuse area residents and visitors, young and old alike.

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