Between the years of 1940 and 1960, Tonawanda and North Tonawanda virtually redefined themselves. The waning lumber industry gave way to manufacturing that accommodated first the war effort and then postwar market demands. After the war, men and women returned to family life, and the baby boom began. New homes, new schools, and new roads were built to serve the burgeoning population; meanwhile, local industries expanded, and new businesses took root. Well-paying jobs were plentiful, as were consumer goods such as ...

Tonawanda and North Tonawanda: 1940-1960 2014, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

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Tonawanda and North Tonawanda: 1940-1960 2014, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

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