Who We Were

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Who We Were

A Snapshot History of America

By Michael Williams; Richard Cahan; Nicholas Osborn

Cityfiles Press, Hardcover, 9780978545017, 240pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2006


Since the first snapshots were taken in 1888, Americans have used simple, inexpensive cameras to record their life stories. In the process, they have left behind millions of pictures that document the story of America. Now, for the first time, these personal photographs have been gathered together to tell the nation's history.

About the Author
Michael Williams is a lecturer in the School of Modern Languages at the University of Southampton.

Mark Jacob served as executive news editor and Sunday editor at the "Chicago Sun-Times" before moving on to the "Chicago"" Tribune. "Richard Cahan, once the "Chicago"" Sun-Times'" picture editor, was the director of CITY 2000. Jacob and Cahan are coauthors of "The Game That Was: The George Brace Baseball Photo Collection,"