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by Karren I. Pell,Carole A. King

  • Author: Karren I. Pell,Carole A. King
  • ISBN: 073858620X
  • ISBN13: 978-0738586205
  • ePub: 1304 kb | FB2: 1145 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Americas
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (July 19, 2010)
  • Pages: 128
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Montgomery's Historic Neighborhoods (Images of America) ePub download

Images of America: Alabama SeriesCarole A. King.

Images of America: Alabama SeriesCarole A.

Images of America: Montgomery's Historic Neighborhoods documents the changes from inner city to suburban residences and from mass transportation to the automobile. The images show the evolution of photography from formal, professional portraits to fun, family snapshots capturing birthday parties, pageants, pets, and everyday life. These compelling photographs also show how residents lived, worked, studied, worshipped, and played for over a century in Montgomery's historic neighborhoods.

Montgomery's Historic Neighborhoods (Images of America) Paperback – July 19, 2010. by. Carole A. King (Author). King and Karren I. Pell chose images from the collections of Landmarks Foundation, the Montgomery County Historical Society, and individuals; many photographs are seen here for the first time. King is a museum curator and preservationist, and Pell is a writer and teacher. The authors’ quest for photographs led to old trunks, dusty bookcases, and forgotten scrapbooks. These adventures resulted in a visual journey to the places Montgomerians have called home.

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Montgomery's current downtown renaissance features the restoration of historic buildings for use as restaurants, retail shops, and a baseball stadium.

The authors' royalties will go to the Landmarks Foundation, Montgomery's leader in historic preservation since 1967.

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Karen Leigh King (born 1954, raised in Sheridan, Montana, US) is an historian of religion working in the field of Early Christianity, who is currently the Hollis Professor of Divinity (Harvard University).

Karen Leigh King (born 1954, raised in Sheridan, Montana, US) is an historian of religion working in the field of Early Christianity, who is currently the Hollis Professor of Divinity (Harvard University), the oldest endowed chair in the United States (1721). Karen L. King attended Voss Gynmasium in Voss, Norway, through the International Christian Youth Exchange Program (1971–72). She graduated with a . summa cum laude from the University of Montana in 1976, and completed her P.

Montgomery’s first neighborhoods were nestled close to downtown for convenient shopping and working. In 1887, the electric trolley system made living beyond the city limits feasible. The first streetcar suburb, Highland Park, was developed the same year. Although Centennial Hill, Cottage Hill, the Garden District, and the Old Line Street neighborhoods existed before the trolley, it spurred their growth. Capitol Heights and Cloverdale incorporated as separate cities by 1908. Cloverdale Idlewild developed around the 1930s―by which time the automobile and bus line had replaced the trolley. Images of America: Montgomery’s Historic Neighborhoods documents the changes from inner city to suburban residences and from mass transportation to the automobile. The images show the evolution of photography from formal, professional portraits to fun, family snapshots capturing birthday parties, pageants, pets, and everyday life. These compelling photographs also show how residents lived, worked, studied, worshipped, and played for over a century in Montgomery’s historic neighborhoods.
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