Rochester On the Genesee: The Growth of a City, Second Edition

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Syracuse University Press, Sep 1, 1993 - History - 354 pages
Blake McKelvey has updated this new edition on Rochester at 150 years old, adding fresh material about its changing economy, rejuvenated downtown, and current housing and educational programs. He also includes informed and thought-provoking projections about the city's future.
 

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Contents

Historic Origins
1
The First Boom Town 18171834
19
The Flour City 18341854
43
The Flower City 18551875
70
The Cosmopolitan City 18761890
95
George Eastmans Town 19101929
155
The Great Depression
190
Metropolitan Emergence 19461960
209
RochesterA GrassRoots Metropolis 19601980
240
The Sesquicentennial Generation
289
Index
317
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Blake McKelvey, for many years City Historian of Rochester and now retired, is a pioneer in the field of urban history. In addition to twelve other hooks, he is the author of the widely known and distinguished four-volume history, Rochester, and of many articles and reviews.

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