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Other Books of Interest

Peoria Entertainment: A Pictorial History

Remember or imagine a time when entertainment was perhaps a little simpler, more personal, and more interactive in an age long before today’s technology. This publication offers a sampling of Peoria’s incredible leisure history. Revisit amusement parks, steamboats, sporting moments, circus antics, community park events, nickels for the jukebox, and the dramatic arts of stage and screen. 8-1/2 X 11 inches, 160 pages, hardbound, 250 rare photographs, laminated full-color dust jacket, sewn binding for durability, matte-finished paper for easy reading, classic gold leaf design on cover.

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Reading, Writing, and Religion

A Pictorial History of Peoria's Schools and Churches
 
 
   Only $25.00 plus tax and shipping

We invite you to take this special pictorial journey through the history of Peoria’s churches and schools. Whether you attended Peoria High School or Manuel, Woodruff, Richwoods, Spalding, Bergan or even Bradley University, opening this book brings back the memories.

  • A look at the history of Peoria churches is like looking at the soul of the city.
  • A book not to be missed by anyone connected with the Peoria community.
  • The attractive dust jacket features three paintings by noted Peoria artist Dean Howard.
  • 8-1/2 X 11 inches, 168 pages, hardbound, laminated full-color dust jacket, sewn binding for durability, matte-finished paper for easy reading, classic gold leaf design on cover.
  • Author: Monica Vest Wheeler is an experienced writer, historical researcher, and historian. In 1994, she authored The Grandest Views, marking the centennial of the Peoria Park District. She has authored three books in the Peoria History Series.