New PDF release: Tonawanda and North Tonawanda (Images of America)

By Historical Society of the Tonawandas

ISBN-10: 1467122319

ISBN-13: 9781467122313

ISBN-10: 1531673678

ISBN-13: 9781531673673

From a backwater village at the Erie Canal to a world-renowned lumber distribution and production heart, the expansion of the dual towns of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda resonates with the sounds of a turning out to be state. via the start of the 20 th century, the little village of Tonawanda had multiplied into towns, one on both sides of the canal, with a burgeoning inhabitants of eu immigrants and a panorama beaten through undefined. In Tonawanda and North Tonawanda, over 2 hundred images, many by no means prior to released, shipping the reader from 1860 to 1960 because the inflow of immigrants and remodeled the panorama and personality of western manhattan. the photographs communicate of wealthy lumber barons, craftsmen, inventors, bankers, and marketers with names like Rand, Richardson, Herschell, Spillman, Wurlitzer, and White. photos catch production items from silk clothing to workplace gear, pig iron to cruise boats, carousel horses to participant pianos, and boxboards to jukeboxes. ?

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