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Historic photos of Queens

Kevin Sean O"Donoghue

Historic photos of Queens

by Kevin Sean O"Donoghue

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Published by TRADE PAPER PRESS, An imprint of Turner Publishing Company in Nashville, Tennessee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKevin Sean O"Donoghue
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF128.68.Q4 O36 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 206 pages :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25304751M
    ISBN 109781596525733
    LC Control Number2010921716

      It is said that well-behaved women seldom make history. Throughout the ages, there have been queens, rulers, and empresses who defied traditional roles and behaviors to wield power, influence, and authority that forever changed the course of history. 10 Queen Ranavalona I Madagascar. TOP: Photo of the construction of the Queensboro Bridge in The most important and visible changes in the long history of Queens have been the ethnic transition of the s and 80s.

    A monarch is the sovereign head of state, officially outranking all other individuals in the realm. An empress or queen may exercise the most and highest authority in the state independently or along with their husbands.. Browse this section to explore about the life and works of various famous empresses and queens from all over the world. Modern Queens made up parts of the North and West ridings. Most settlers, especially the English, were happy with the new leadership. However, in and again in , the settlers protested at.

      “The key is not to rule others but to reign over yourself," she wrote in her book, "Ladies First: Revelations of a Strong Woman." In , Queen Latifah became the first hip-hop artist to. Queens Joins New York City. The borough of Queens, as part of New York City, was formed on January 1, At the same time, eastern part of the territory, the towns of North Hempstead, Oyster Bay, and most of the town of Hempstead, remained as part of Queens County, but not the new borough. A year later in , they split to become Nassau.


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From the borough’s rural origins to its multiethnic, metropolitan character of recent times, Historic Photos of Queens celebrates the legacy of those who dared to head east, who settled the countryside, and who tempted the Atlantic when they built lives on the Rockaway peninsula.

Nearly images reproduced in vivid black-and-white, with 5/5(1). Reading this book is truly a trip to the past. I am not old enough to recognize some of the older photos, but I can clearly see the changes in the locations depicted, during the past 90 years.

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