Around Auburn: Volume II

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As the companion volume to Around Auburn, this pictorial history chronicles the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Auburn, New York. Local historian Stephanie E. Przybylek has compiled anotherimpressive collection of images in a joint effort with the Cayuga Museum to preserve the history of Auburn. Around Auburn Volume II features images from the museum, the Community Preservation Committee, and private collections. Included in this volume are views of Genesee Street in the bustling 1920s, interior shots of the McIntosh & Seymour factory, andLakeside Park and Enna Jettick Park, amusement parksthat served as summer playgrounds for generations of local residents on the shores of Owasco Lake. Thestrong community bonds created by the hardship of the Great Depression and two world wars are documented, as well as immigration in the earlytwentieth century, which added rich ethnic and cultural contrasts to Auburn.
ISBN: 9780738563718
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
This wonderful new volume celebrates the history of a working community with strong family bonds and an unyielding sense of tradition. Join Stephanie Przybylek and the Cayuga Museum in this lasting tribute to a uniquely American town. Around Auburn Volume II is sure to be enjoyed for generations to come.
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