Norwood: 1940-1979
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Although settlers moved into Norwood as early as 1787, Norwood was not incorporated as a city until 1902. Apart from the city of Cincinnati, Norwood is the second largest city within Hamilton County, Ohio. Several large companies, such as Globe Wernicke Company and the United States Playing Card Company, were developed in Norwood, creating rapid industrial growth and many job opportunities through the years. With the large companies booming came the development of homes, schools, and small businesses. Norwood: 1940–1979 depicts how citizens lived, shopped, worked, and played during Norwood’s heyday.
Arcadia Publishing
: 9781467126250
: Arcadia Publishing
: 06/19/2017
: Ohio
: Images of America
: 180 Black And White
: 128
: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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Author Susan Daniels, recording secretary of the Norwood Historical Society, carefully researched and selected the best photographs to capture this nostalgic period in Norwood’s past. Established on May 2, 1978, the Norwood Historical Society’s current mission is to collect, preserve, exhibit, interpret, publish, and educate about the history of Norwood, Ohio. The historical society has an extensive collection of artifacts, pictures, maps, and newspapers that are stored at the Norwood Community Center. This growing collection is always accepting donations. Norwood Historical Society members gather monthly to discuss upcoming projects and reflect on historical finds.
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