Comparing our present to our past is how we understand our history. Arcadia’s Past & Present series makes such local comparisons available. Books in this series offer a special view of American life by placing historical images side by side with contemporary photographs.Located along the West Branch of the Susquehanna River, Williamsport has a unique history. Two key economic expansions brought millions of dollars to the area, but devastating disasters took their toll on the city, resulting in multiple transformations over time.
Arcadia Publishing
: 9781467102841
: Arcadia Publishing
: 05/27/2019
: Pennsylvania
: Past and Present
: 165 Color
: 96
: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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Local historian, professional photographer, and Williamsport native Elaine M. Decker explores Williamsport’s diverse history and contrasts her own modern-day images to Pete DiBartolomeo’s collection of vintage postcards and photographs, revealing the differences and similarities of Williamsport’s past to its present.
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