Ashtabula: People and Places (Images of America) by Evelyn Schaeffer,Richard E. Stoner

By Evelyn Schaeffer,Richard E. Stoner

Post-World struggle II Ashtabula used to be an immense nice Lakes port with a thriving downtown. neighborhood photographer Richard E. Stoner all started taking images of the becoming urban in 1938, and for the following fifty eight years, his lens captured Ashtabula's companies, industries, and voters. His advertisement debts ranged from the harbor's Pinney Dock and shipping corporation, to major Avenue's locally-owned Carlisle-Allen corporation division shop, to Ashtabula's significant battle industries. Dick Stoner's past photos seize the Ashtabula that when was once, together with the week-long Sesquicentennial get together of 1953. His later pictures list the beginnings of primary switch in our lifestyle. additionally incorporated during this quantity are a few pre-1930s photos by way of Vinton N. Herron, whose paintings Stoner bought while Herron retired. For Ashtabulans, this can be a kinfolk album. For others, it's a examine a bygone time in Midwest America.

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