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Memories and Melancholy

Reflections on the Mahoning Valley and Youngstown, Ohio

Richard Stephen Scarsella

Paperback

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Description

Gypsies, freak shows, funeral rites, Native American folklore, legendary national leaders, and enthralling tales of hordes of immigrants, trend-setting business titans, gritty steel mills, and the painful decline of one of America's premier industrial corridors all are featured in the social and cultural collection of articles titled Memories and Melancholy: Reflections on the Mahoning Valley and Youngstown, Ohio.

This riveting nostalgic anthology includes topics:

Idora Amusement Park Mill Creek Park Canfield Fair Downtown Youngstown Grand Movie Theaters and Department Stores Eclipse of Heavy Industry Historic Points of Interest and Area Museums Mahoning Valley Traditions and Customs Isaly's Dairy Stores Lake Erie and Geneva-On-The-Lake William Holmes McGuffey Warner Brothers Harvey Firestone Packard Brothers President William McKinley Joseph Butler and the Butler Institute of Art Holiday Recollections Seasonal Reminiscences Connecticut Western Reserve Territory Austintown, Boardman, Canfield, Poland And Many More There isn't another book on the market like Memories and Melancholy: Reflections on the Mahoning Valley and Youngstown, Ohio. If you love to go down memory lane and revisit almost forgotten lost times, places, personages, and events, you will want to add this unique new release to your library.

iUniverse, 9780595372690, 352pp.

Publication Date: October 17, 2005