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By Sally Ryan Costik

round Bradford quantity II additional seems on the background of the realm because it has now not been obvious prior to. as soon as one of many biggest towns in Pennsylvania, Bradford relied seriously on oil creation 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 earlier than she endeavors to check the city’s personal tumultuous previous. within the Twenties, it was once domestic to KKK job, gangster slayings, and mob retaliation––events that distinction sharply with the pictures of Sunday college, business progress, and excessive society from “Millionaires Row”
found during this assortment. within the years following the Roaring Twenties, Costik takes a different examine the melancholy period in the course of the eyes of activities fanatics. She chronicles Bradford’s baseball crew during the decade as they performed in the PONY league circuit (comprised of Pennsylvania, Ontario, and New York). No heritage of Bradford will be whole with no giving point out to the Bradfordians who supported the battle attempt at the domestic front.

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