Baltimore: Close Up

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Combining old Southern charm with Northernpracticality, Baltimore is a city of unique flavor. Withclose to 200 images, including many never before seen,historian Christopher T. George explores and celebratesthe history of the city that gave us our national anthem.In Baltimore Close Up, readers will discover the heritageof this important American community. Once home toEdgar Allan Poe, F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, BillieHoliday, Cab Calloway, Babe Ruth, Frederick Douglass,and Thurgood Marshall, Baltimore boasts an impressiveand unique history. It is a fabled sports city, known forChesapeake Bay seafood and for our nation's first majormonument to George Washington. In this impressiveand unprecedented collection, the author illustrates whatmakes Baltimore famous
ISBN: 9780738589794
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Maryland
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
A resident of the Baltimore area for over 35 years, Christopher T. George provides informative and engaging captions to enhance the images he presents of “Charm City.” Mr. George is proud to spotlight the many different ethnic groups who made contributions to Baltimore's history, including immigrants from England, Germany, Ireland, Africa, Italy, and Eastern Europe. With photographs from numerous private collections, including rare images supplied by Ross J. Kelbaugh, Mr. George shows us the close-up face of this diverse and historic community.
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