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Stories from the Mohawk Valley : the Painted Rocks, the good Benedict Arnold & more

Author: Bob Cudmore
Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2011.
Series: American chronicles (Series)
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
History
Local history
Biography Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Cudmore
ISBN: 9781609490584 1609490584
OCLC Number: 739914084
Description: 141 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / by R.H. von Hasseln --
Preface and acknowledgements --
Old days --
An ancient story --
The valley of the Kanyenkehaka --
The painted rocks --
Sir William Johnson and slavery --
Did George Washington sit here? --
Albert Vedder and Joseph Hagaman --
The way west --
Port Jackson on the Erie Canal --
Amsterdam's Benedict Arnold --
Green Hill --
Amsterdam and its railroads --
The Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville Railroad --
The mills --
The Sanfords of Amsterdam --
The looms of Mohawk --
Underwear, buttons, and strikes --
Rug City was also Broom City --
The family that built Amsterdam --
Deindustrialization, the end of an era --
Urban renewal --
The people of the valley --
Amsterdam's psychedelic philosopher --
Queen Libby of Fonda --
African American history --
Fritz Vogt --
homeless man who chronicled home life --
Kirk Douglas --
Singer Arlene Fontana --
The Daiquiris --
Artist Mary Van der Veer --
The Camacho family --
Mary --
an immigrant's story --
Three memorable mayors of Amsterdam --
Michael Wytrwal --
the Polish mayor of Amsterdam --
More than a waitress --
Keep cool at Duchessi's --
The DiMezza Bank --
Officer Nelson --
big, gruff but nice --
The wars and the warriors --
Civil War --
Amsterdam's armory --
The roughneck and the cook --
Guadalcanal diary --
Townsends, Watroba, Haas --
Honor roll --
USS Amsterdam --
The museum and the library --
Walter Elwod and his museum --
Amsterdam Free Library --
Further reading on Mohawk Valley history.
Series Title: American chronicles (Series)
Responsibility: Bob Cudmore.
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