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American album

Author: Oliver Jensen; Joan Paterson Kerr; Murray Belsky; American Heritage Publishing Company.
Publisher: [New York] : American Heritage Pub. Co. : Book trade distribution by Simon and Schuster, ©1968.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The purpose of this book is to revisit an utterly vanished earlier America by means of photographs running from 1839, where the first daguerreotypes were taken, until the eve of the First World War, which marks the end of an era, or what we may regard as the beginning of our own time.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver Jensen; Joan Paterson Kerr; Murray Belsky; American Heritage Publishing Company.
OCLC Number: 421362
Notes: Subtitle on cover: Rare photographs collected by the editors of American heritage.
Description: 352 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 35 cm
Contents: When nothing moved --
Opening the West --
The displaced race --
Getting there --
Rural America --
The big city --
Patterns of life --
The pursuit of happiness.
Other Titles: American heritage.
Responsibility: Oliver Jensen, Joan Paterson Kerr, Murray Belsky.

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The purpose of this book is to revisit an utterly vanished earlier America by means of photographs running from 1839, where the first daguerreotypes were taken, until the eve of the First World War, which marks the end of an era, or what we may regard as the beginning of our own time.

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