Synopses & Reviews
By the mid nineteenth century, Kansas City was an important trading center for the westward movement. Through the late 1800s, two world wars, and into the modern era, Kansas City has continued to grow and prosper by overcoming adversity through the strength and resolve of its citizens. With a selection of fine historic images from her bestselling book Historic Photos of Kansas City, Lara Copeland provides a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the growth and development of Kansas City. This volume, Remembering Kansas City, captures this journey through still photography from the city's finest archives. From the Civil War, to the turn of the century, to the building of a modern metropolis, Remembering Kansas City follows life, government, education, and events throughout Kansas City's history. This book captures unique and rare scenes as depicted in more than a hundred historic photographs. Published in vivid black-and-white, these images communicate historic events and everyday life of two centuries of people building a unique and prosperous city.