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By Sally Ryan Costik

round Bradford quantity II extra seems on the heritage of the realm because it has now not been noticeable ahead of. as soon as one of many biggest towns in Pennsylvania, Bradford relied seriously on oil construction within the Eighties for its luck. writer Sally Ryan Costik permits us to glimpse into the “Age of Innocence” on the flip of the century sooner than she endeavors to check the city’s personal tumultuous prior. within the Twenties, it was once domestic to KKK job, gangster slayings, and mob retaliation––events that distinction sharply with the pictures of Sunday institution, commercial progress, and excessive society from “Millionaires Row”
found during this assortment. within the years following the Roaring Twenties, Costik takes a special examine the melancholy period during the eyes of activities lovers. She chronicles Bradford’s baseball workforce during the decade as they performed in the PONY league circuit (comprised of Pennsylvania, Ontario, and New York). No background of Bradford will be entire with no giving point out to the Bradfordians who supported the battle attempt at the domestic front.

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