With a selection of fine historic images from her bestselling book Historic Photos of Rochester, Ruth Rosenberg Naparsteck provides a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the growth and development of Rochester.
By the late nineteenth century, the city of Rochester had risen to become a vibrant cultural center of the North. Remembering Rochester captures this journey through still photography selected from the finest archives. Join the author on this tour of Rochester’s illustrious past. See the first Reynolds Arcade, ice skaters on the Erie Canal, Coggswell Fountain, the Lyceum Theatre, penny farthings on parade, a John Frisbie test flight, and many other remarkable and unique scenes and events.
Published in vivid black-and-white, more than a hundred images spotlight historic events and the everyday life of two centuries of people building a unique and prosperous city. Remembering Rochester is sure to delight all visitors and every citizen interested in learning more about this great American city.