First published in 1973, this remarkable book about life in a small, turn-of-the-century Wisconsin town has become a cult classic. Lesy has collected ...Show synopsisFirst published in 1973, this remarkable book about life in a small, turn-of-the-century Wisconsin town has become a cult classic. Lesy has collected photos taken between 1890 and 1910 by a Black River Falls photographer, Charles Van Schaik, and juxtaposed them against newspaper accounts and state asylum and police records.Hide synopsis
Description:Good+ 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Over 150+ Unnumbered Pages, B/W...Good+ 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Over 150+ Unnumbered Pages, B/W Photography, Preface by Warren Susman, $5.95 Publishers Cover Price, "SMALL OWNERS NAME ALONG TOP EDGE of the TITLE PAGE", "LIGHT SHELF RUBBINGS to the EDGES & COVERS", "OLD DRIED QUARTER SIZED DAMP STAIN at the Bottom CORNER EDGE-pages not stuck & not wavy"
Description:Good. Clean and complete with sound square binding. No names or...Good. Clean and complete with sound square binding. No names or interior markings. Shelfwear the the corners and edges of the covers.
Description:ISBN 0394709624. Oblong Oversized Trade Paperback. Later...ISBN 0394709624. Oblong Oversized Trade Paperback. Later Printing. Very Good Condition. Tight sound unmarked copy with browning to edges of inside front and back covers, minor rubs to edges and corners of covers.
Description:Very Good. No Jacket. An extraordinary photographic history of...Very Good. No Jacket. An extraordinary photographic history of a small town under the impact of the Great Depression, showing the other side of the American past, a haunting and brilliant perception reminiscent of the experiments of the early surrealist film makers, of the unknown aspects of our life that psychohistorians are only beginning to explore.
Description:Very Good Condition. No Dust Jacket. A few minor marks in the...Very Good Condition. No Dust Jacket. A few minor marks in the margins. Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Category: true crime; ISBN: 0394709624. ISBN/EAN: 9780394709628. Inventory No: 17158.
Description:Very Good. 4to-over 9¾"-12" Tall, Oblong. First edition...Very Good. 4to-over 9¾"-12" Tall, Oblong. First edition softcover stated, illustrated with b&w photographs. "The pictures you're about to see are of people who once actually live. The excerpts you're about to read recount events these people, or people like them, once experienced. None of the account are fictitious. The pictures were taken by a careful, competent town photographer named Charles Van Schaick. The events were recorded by a father named Frank Cooper, and a son named George." VERY GOOD SOFTCOVER. light wear on the upper spine edge and lower right corner, else fine.
this book takes you back to the 1800's in Wisconsin,...... info. is taken from local newspapers, and first hand resources! Some stories are tragic, others will make you laugh so hard that you'll cry!!! This book was originally recommended to me by a librarian in Illinois, and she was soooo right!!!! This book is a true treasure!...and is eye opening!!!!....I loved it so much!!! I just had to have it!!!! My original copy is lost!!! getting another copy, was a no brainer!!! :)
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