Boylston, Elise Reid.
Title Atlanta: Its Lore, Legends, and Laughter.
Publisher Doraville, GA: Foote & Davies, 1968. First Edition.
Seller ID 17831scs
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decoration to upper cover, xi, 242 pp. Near-Fine, with a few light scuff marks. Contents: Atlanta's Heritage; West End and Roswell Are Settled; The First Settlers Move In; Railroads Come to Terminus; The First Train Rolls; Atlanta is Names; Atlanta's Streets Were Built on Cowpaths; Stone Mountain; The Police Department in Early Atlanta; The Atlanta Fire Department; Early Mail Service; Atlanta's First Churches; How Peachtree Street Got Its Name; Atlanta's Streets Have Interesting Names; Sassafras Tea and Mustard Plasters; Atlanta's Part in the War between the States; Andrew's Raid; The Tragic Era; The House on Leggett's Hill; The Cyclorama; The Atlanta Constitution and Journal; Atlanta's Parks and Springs; The Old Kimball House; Horse Cars Carry the People; Atlanta's First Schools; The Gyrascutus Comes to Town; Oakland Cemetery; Atlanta's Early Theaters; Lighting Atlanta Streets; Waterworks are Installed; Bicycles Become the Rage; Coca-Cola -- The International Drink; Atlanta's Early Clubs; Fairs and Expositions; Horseless Carriages Wow the People; Atlanta's Worst Fires; The Atlanta Humane Society is Formed; A Bit of the Supernatural; Business in Early Atlanta; Quaint Buildings of Atlanta's Past; Colorful People Who Have Made Atlanta Interesting; The Airplane Crash at Orly Airfield in Paris; Atlanta's Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.