Staten Island, Volume II: A Closer Look

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Here is Staten Island at its liveliest. Through anoutstanding selection of images coupled with an insightful narrative, this New York City boroughemerges, with friends and families at play, at work, and in between. Staten Island once hosted noteworthy visitors from the Wild West, such as Buffalo Bill and Annie Oakley. It served as an arena for politics and prominent political figures, including Kennedy, Rockefeller, Nixon, and Eisenhower. It was also an arena for sports of many sorts—baseball, football, tennis, bowling, racing, and hunting. Within this remarkable collection, these everyday scenes and many others come to life before our eyes, inviting us to experience moments that have been captured in time.
ISBN: 9780738502038
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
In Staten Island Volume II: A Closer Look, authors Margaret Lundrigan and Tova Navarra share images that span more than a century of photography. These photographs, carefully selected and arranged, have been borrowed from collections of many friends, including those at the Staten Island Historical Society.
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