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Glassboro is the first illustrated history of the community whose name pays tribute to the industry that made it what it is today. Filled with treasured memories, the book preserves a remarkable collection of vintage photographs that capture historic Glassboro in the past two centuries as a booming southern New Jersey community at the height of its glass industry. The pages are filled with never-before-published images of the Whitney Glass Works, the Warrick-Stanger Glass Works, the Glassboro Auditorium, the Palace Theatre, and other landmarks from long ago.
ISBN: 9780738537061
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New Jersey
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author Robert W. Sands Jr. has been fascinated with the town's history since his early years growing up in Glassboro. He is the museum coordinator and a life member of the Gloucester County Historical Society. He is also a life member of the Heritage Glass Museum in Glassboro, and he assisted in the restoration of the highly decorated USS New Jersey. In Glassboro, his latest book, he pays tribute to the heritage of the town that developed around the early “glassworks in the woods.”
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