Silent Workplace: Shops, stores, businesses, and factories where Hoosiers once earned a living

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UPC:
9780974518640
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Perfect Paperback
Publication Date:
2008-04-18
Author:
John Bower;Lynn Bower
Language:
english
Edition:
1st

A beauty parlor, a tannery, a hotel, drive-in restaurants, a foundry, a tavern, banks, factories, and general stores. In this stunning collection, Hoosier photographer John Bower has captured once-thriving Indiana businesses that are no more. Exploring cities, small towns, and rural county roads, he s found closed-up buildings in varying states of preservation some virtual time capsules, others ready to collapse. Bower uses the beauty and power of black-and-white to capture the essence of these places where our parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and friends once earned their living. Contains 186 photographs.