New PDF release: Around Bradford: Volume II (Images of America (Arcadia

By Sally Ryan Costik

round Bradford quantity II additional appears on the historical past of the realm because it has no longer been visible sooner than. as soon as one of many biggest towns in Pennsylvania, Bradford relied seriously on oil construction within the Eighties for its good fortune. writer Sally Ryan Costik permits us to glimpse into the “Age of Innocence” on the flip of the century ahead of she endeavors to check the city’s personal tumultuous prior. within the Nineteen Twenties, it was once domestic to KKK job, gangster slayings, and mob retaliation––events that distinction sharply with the pictures of Sunday college, business development, and excessive society from “Millionaires Row”
found during this assortment. within the years following the Roaring Twenties, Costik takes a special examine the melancholy period throughout the eyes of activities enthusiasts. She chronicles Bradford’s baseball workforce throughout the decade as they performed in the PONY league circuit (comprised of Pennsylvania, Ontario, and New York). No historical past of Bradford will be whole with out giving point out to the Bradfordians who supported the conflict attempt at the domestic front.

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