Historic Photos of Huntsville is a stunning collection of notable photographs and their visual history of Huntsville, Alabama. Jacquelyn Reeves, with the help of other noted historians, put together a collection that captures the rich history of Huntsville from the 1850s to the more recent 1970s.
Huntsville begins with a quick forward giving us a brief history of the town itself. Jacquelyn is a noted historian and has served on several historical committees. Her insight and captions are almost as enjoyable as the photos themselves. Huntsville is divided into four sections; War and Reconstruction 1850-1899, An Industrial Revolution 1900-1919, Prosperity to the Great Depression 1920-1939, and finally From Cotton Fields to Rocket Ships 1940-1970. Each section includes photos depicting not only the historic but the ordinary every day life of the people of Huntsville.
Historic Photos of Huntsville is a superb addition to any historical buff's collection. Jacquelyn Reeves has selected some of the most poignant and memorable photographs that archives could offer in order to bring us a better understanding of this historical city. You will not be disappointed in following these glimpses of life, government, and a rapidly changing society in this moving pictorial.
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ISBN 1620453967 EAN 9781620453964 Publisher Turner Publishing Company Publish Date Oct 16, 2012 Copyright Date Oct 16, 2012 Binding Hardcover