Growing Up in Baltimore: A Photographic History (Paperback)

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A tribute to the enduring courage and spirit of children of Baltimore from the mid 1800s-early 1900s.

In a city that has been, at once, blessed with a rich port and torn apart by war, filled with pristine parks and scarred by the ravages of industrial life, childhood has reflected the ever-changing times and culture in American life. From baseball games and trips to the zoo to schoolyard pals and amusement park rides, children explored the world around them. The nostalgia and innocence of well-born youth, however, mingled with the harsher realities that many boys and girls knew as their daily lives - laboring in the mills and factories, the haphazard destruction of fires and storms, the segregation of public places and the cold and hunger so keenly felt during the Great Depression.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780738513577
ISBN-10: 0738513571
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: August 6th, 2001
Pages: 128
Language: English