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By Douglas A. Boyd,W. Fitzhugh Brundage

ISBN-10: 0813134080

ISBN-13: 9780813134086

ISBN-10: 0813144337

ISBN-13: 9780813144337

A small local in northern Frankfort, Kentucky, Crawfish backside used to be positioned on fifty acres of swampy land alongside the Kentucky River. "Craw's" recognition for vice, violence, ethical corruption, and unsanitary stipulations made it a objective for city renewal tasks that changed the local with the city's Capital Plaza within the mid-1960s.

Douglas A. Boyd's Crawfish backside: recuperating a misplaced Kentucky Community strains the evolution of the debatable neighborhood that eventually observed four-hundred households displaced. utilizing oral histories and firsthand thoughts, Boyd not just offers a checklist of a vanished local and its tradition but additionally demonstrates how this sort of learn complements the old list. A former Frankfort police officer describes Craw's citizens as a "rough classification of individuals, who did not brain killing or being killed." In Crawfish Bottom, the previous citizens of Craw recognize the preferred misconceptions approximately their group yet supply a richer and extra balanced view of the past.

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