An American Hometown: Terre Haute, Indiana, 1927 (Quarry by Tom Roznowski PDF

By Tom Roznowski

ISBN-10: 0253221293

ISBN-13: 9780253221292

They lived "green" out of necessity―walking to paintings, repairing every little thing from worn sneakers to wristwatches, recycling milk bottles and boxes. tune used to be principally heard stay and so much residential streets had color timber. The within sight Wabash River―a repeated topic of tale and song―transported Sunday picnickers to public parks. within the type of an old school urban listing, An American place of birth celebrates a bygone American period, targeting lifestyles in Twenties Terre Haute, Indiana. With artfully drawn biographical sketches and generously illustrated histories, famous musician, historian, and storyteller Tom Roznowski not just inspires a good looks worthy remembering, but in addition brings to gentle simply what percentage of our glossy rules of sustainable residing are deeply rooted within the American tradition.

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