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With Roslindale, Boston historian Anthony Mitchell Sammarco chronicles the development and evolution of this historic Boston neighborhood in over two hundred black-and-white images coupled with detailed and informative photograph captions. Originally known as "South Street Crossing," Roslindale was once a part of Roxbury and later the Town of West Roxbury. The neighborhood was named "Roslin" by one of its early citizens after a fondly remembered Scottish town whose rolling hills evoked comparison with those of thisarea. In this volume, both gradual and radical changes in Roslindale's landscape and architecture are documented in images culled from the archives of the RoslindaleBranch of the Boston Public Library as well as numerous private collections.
ISBN: 9780738589527
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Massachusetts
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
With this work, Anthony Mitchell Sammarco continues his exploration into the history of the city's neighborhoods and communities in the Images of America series. This delightful collection of rare and historic photographs is sure to delight historian and resident alike.