The Curtiss-Bright Cities: Hialeah, Miami Springs & Opa Locka

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Tireless inventor and reckless speed demon Glenn Curtiss left a trail of firsts in his wake, including patents, transatlantic flights and a 1907 land speed record. James Bright was a fellow visionary who partnered with Curtiss to develop the communities of Hialeah, Miami Springs and Opa Locka. Told here for the first time, this captivating story is one of daring entrepreneurship in the midst of the south Florida land boom of the early 1920's.
ISBN: 9781596293861
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Florida
Series: Vintage Images
Images: 221
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 7 (w) x 10 (h)
Seth Bramson is Miami's foremost local historian. He is America's single most-published Florida history book author, with sixteen of his twenty-two books dealing directly with the villages, towns, cities, counties, people and businesses of the South Florida Gold Coast. Bob Jensen retired in Homestead as a Navy Commander after serving 28 years. He served in Germany, the Philippines, the US Embassy in Cyprus, Iceland, and twice at the National Security Agency and at Naval Security Group Headquarters in Washington D.C.
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