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Braddock"s True Gold

Marion Meany

Braddock"s True Gold

20th-Century Life in the Heart of Fairfax County

by Marion Meany

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Published by Fairfax County Board of Supervisors .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History - U.S

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFairfax County Board of Supervisors (Other Contributor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11694674M
    ISBN 100962390526
    ISBN 109780962390524

    Full text of "The unwritten history of Braddock's Field (Pennsylvania)" See other formats.


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Braddock’s True Gold by Marion Meany and Mary Lipsey grew out of the A Look Back at Braddock oral history project, which also provided the materials for this website. Selected photos and illustrations contributed by the individuals identified on pages of the e-book are copyrighted or need written permission from the owner, prior to.

Braddock's True Gold does just that. Skillfully woven tales excerpted from the oral histories of over 50 long-time residents capture the essences of 20th-century life in the heart of Fairrfax County, Virginia - from farm life with gravel roads and cinder-spewing trains of the s to a s battle to keep Burke from becoming Burke Format: Hardcover.

The resulting book publication, Braddock's True Gold: 20th Century Life in the Heart of Fairfax County, authored by Mary Lipsey, Marion Meany, John Browne and Gilbert Donahue, entered its second printing in As representatives of Braddock District's commitment to local history, the authors affirm the importance of preserving and telling.

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