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Remembering Raleigh

Remembering Raleigh

By the late nineteenth century, the city of Raleigh was a vibrant cultural center of the Southeast. Through changing fortunes, the city has continued to grow and prosper by overcoming adversity and maintaining the strong, independent culture of its citizens. With a selection of fine historic images... more

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  • ISBN 9781596526372
  • Imprint Turner
  • Category History

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Overview

By the late nineteenth century, the city of Raleigh was a vibrant cultural center of the Southeast. Through changing fortunes, the city has continued to grow and prosper by overcoming adversity and maintaining the strong, independent culture of its citizens. With a selection of fine historic images from their best-selling Historic Photos of Raleigh-Durham, Dusty Wescott and Kenneth E. Peters provide a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the growth and development of Raleigh. Remembering Raleigh captures this journey through still photography selected from the finest archives. From the city’s earliest days to recent times, Remembering Raleigh follows life, government, education, and events throughout the city’s history. This volume captures unique and rare scenes through the lens of more than a hundred historic photographs. Published in vivid black-and-white, these images communicate historic events and everyday life of two centuries of people building a unique and prosperous city.