Books tagged: urban history

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New York City Circus And Amusement Park Directory, 1930
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
My eBook is a useful directory of companies in the Circus and Amusement Park industry of Metropolitan New York City in 1930. The text can be used for ancestry research of deeds, defunct firms, family trees, maps, and urban studies. 1930 was the first full year of the Great Depression in the United States. Circus and Amusement Parks firms vied for what little most families spent on entertainment.
Railroad Employees In Wake County North Carolina
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
My eBook profiles employees of the Seaboard Air Line Railroad, Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad, and Southern Railway. Each of these railroad companies kept offices in Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina by the late 19th century. Individual workers include train executives, conductors, moulders, firemen, engineers, clerks, and laborers. The text was compiled from city directories, 1880-1917.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.