New York a pictorial history by Davidson, Marshall B

By Davidson, Marshall B

Within the first entire pictorial historical past of recent York ever to be released, Marshall B. Davidson combines gigantic studying and a bright writing sort to teach the richly various background of the Empire nation from Indian occasions to the current. He has selected 750 historic photographs, a few by no means released sooner than, to record the tale of the country that's domestic to nearly one in each ten american citizens. The illustrations exhibit existence upstate and lifestyles within the worlds maximum urban. They depict the improvement of latest Yorks farms and factories, the development of the Erie Canal, and the outstanding progress of the port of recent York they convey the warriors—Indian, English, French, and
American—who have battled over its land and waterways, and outstanding figures within the states heritage, from Peter Stuyvesant to Fiorello LaGuardia. exceptionally, they communicate the splendidly diverse mix of inhabitants that makes big apple a microcosm of the country as an entire.

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Rochi last of the Seneca Indians), Genesee River at Lake Ontario, proudly compared its massive flour mills with rhe most enduring monuments of ancient Egypt. As the principal whearfields of the nation close to the moved ••ity of the farther west, the city turned in renowned other directions. optical firm, The its industrial draining trees Lomb Com- sap into waiting buckets. I In later years the bulk of their beyond just In the the state border May the great I plain :! foretell there sugar. Jong clouds of bio Hudson and Champlain I lai i Vermont maple syrup and old" internationally Bausch and their Almost two hundred years ago more than a few speculators dreamed of supplying the- wide world with the sweets that could be derived from the produce of such groves.

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