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Historic photos of Albuquerque.


Historic photos of Albuquerque.

Ed. by Sandra Fye.

Turner Publishing Co.


206 pages




With a one hundred year scope from 1880-1980, this book covers Albuquerque's history in photos (presented in an oversize, 10.5x10.5" format), including the city's early years as a railroad town and a sizeable section on World War II and the post-War era. There is little by way of text outside of descriptive captions of each b&w photo and a chronological introduction to each section written by Fye (assistant registrar, National Atomic Museum of Albuquerque). Even though each photograph is published within a section defined by time period, not all images include an approximate date, which would have benefited the book's organization. This publication is not academic in its approach but could be of wide appeal to local citizens or libraries, or enthusiasts of vintage photography.

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Date:May 1, 2008
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