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Fresno Growing Up : A City Comes of Age 1945-1985 (Paperback) (Stephen H. Provost)

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If you grew up in Fresno, California, there are people and places you will never forget: Al Radka. Christmas Tree Lane. Fulton Street—before it was the Fulton Mall. Harpain’s Dairy. The Sunnyside Drive-In. Dean and Don and The Breakfast Club. Gottschalks. The Tower District … and so many more parts of Old Fresno, some still with us and some long forgotten. “Fresno Growing Up: A City Comes of Age 1945-1985” is the first book to tell the story of Fresno during the times we remember, when the city was growing up fast and so were we.“Fresno Growing Up” documents the Fresno experience and Fresno popular culture during its dramatic postwar period, when the city abruptly shifted from a small town to the fastest growing city in the United States. Surveying the businesses, restaurants, movie houses, malls, personalities, sports, bands, and fads that made Fresno fun from the forties to the eighties, “Fresno Growing Up” is a nostalgic look back at both the city’s adolescence and our own.
If you grew up in Fresno, California, there are people and places you will never forget: Al Radka. Christmas Tree Lane. Fulton Street?before it was the Fulton Mall. Harpain?s Dairy. The Sunnyside Drive-In. Dean and Don and The Breakfast Club. Gottschalks. The Tower District ? and so many more parts of Old Fresno, some still with us and some long forgotten. ?Fresno Growing Up: A City Comes of Age 1945-1985? is the first book to tell the story of Fresno during the times we remember, when the city was growing up fast and so were we.?Fresno Growing Up? documents the Fresno experience and Fresno popular culture during its dramatic postwar period, when the city abruptly shifted from a small town to the fastest growing city in the United States. Surveying the businesses, restaurants, movie houses, malls, personalities, sports, bands, and fads that made Fresno fun from the forties to the eighties, ?Fresno Growing Up? is a nostalgic look back at both the city?s adolescence and our own.
Number of Pages: 230
Genre: History, Social Science
Sub-Genre: History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Stephen H. Provost
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2015
TCIN: 17247740
UPC: 9781610352505
Item Number (DPCI): 247-04-9308
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