ALL OUR YESTERDAYS: A Brief History Of Detroit.: Woodford, Frank B. & Athur M. Woodford ALL OUR YESTERDAYS: A Brief History Of Detroit.: Woodford, Frank B. & Athur M. Woodford

ALL OUR YESTERDAYS: A Brief History Of Detroit.

Woodford, Frank B. & Athur M. Woodford

Published by Detroit MI. 1969. Wayne State Univ. Press/ A Savoyard Book.
ISBN 10: 0814313663 / ISBN 13: 9780814313664
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brown cloth hardbound 8vo. dustwrapper in protective plastic book jacket cover. fine cond. binding square & tight. covers clean. edges clean. contents free of all markings. dustwrapper in fine cond. tiny chip missing at spine bottom, bit of rubbing, not price clipped. nice clean copy. no library markings, store stamps, stickers, bookplates, no names, inking , underlining, remainder markings etc ~ first edition. first printing (same date on title & copyright pg, & nap). b&w photo frontis. 410p. + author bio notes. b&w maps & illustrations. chronology. notes on maps & illustrations. select bibliography. index. world history. american history. history of michigan. biography. industrial revolution. ~ All Our Yesterdays is the first history of the City of Detroit to be published in the last twenty~five years. It is an accurate account based on extensive historical research, yet is written in such a style as to make interesting and enjoyable reading. The authors tell of the founding of the town by the French, control by the British, and growth as an American city. These episodes are recounted in the words and deeds of the people who lived and worked here, men like Judge Woodward, Father Gabriel Richard, and Governor Lewis Cass. The reader meets, among others, old General Hull, surrenderlnq the city to the British General Brock, dread cholera epidemics killing hundreds of residents, a man named Vernor making up a batch of excellent ginger ale to sell in his drug store, and Charles King building and driving the city's first motor car. Here also are accounts of the expansion of the automobile industry, of the roaring twenties, prohibition, the great depression, World Wars I and II, and the city of the 1950s and 1960s. This is the story of a great city; a story of past deeds, present problems, and future hopes. But more important, this is a story by and about the people of Detroit, for it is the people that have made this city great. Bookseller Inventory #

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All Our Yesterdays is the first history of the City of Detroit to be published in the last twenty-five years. It is an account based on extensive historical research, yet is written in such a style as to make interesting and enjoyable reading.

The authors tell of the founding of the the town by the French, control by the British, and growth as an American city. These episodes are recounted in the words and deeds of the people who lived and worked here, men like Judge Woodward, Father Gabriel Richard, and Governor Lewis Cass. Here also are accounts of the expansion of the automobile industry, the days of the roaring twenties, prohibition, the great depression, World Wars I and II, and the city of the 1950s and 1960s. This is the story of a great city; a story of past deeds, present problems, and future hopes. But more important, this is a story by and about the people of Detroit, for it is the people that have made this city great.

Book Description: All Our Yesterdays is the first history of the City of Detroit to be published in the last twenty-five years (1969).

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Publisher: Detroit MI. 1969. Wayne State Univ. Press/ A Savoyard Book.

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