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Thornton (Images of America: Colorado)

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In 1953, developer Sam Hoffman set out to build modern brick homes in a brand-new neighborhood north of Denver. He envisioned a planned community with land reserved for schools, churches, and shopping centers. Many veterans of World War II, with their young families, moved into houses built by Hoffmanas F&S Construction, and these new citizens formed the Thornton ...more
Paperback, 10 pages
Published November 10th 2008 by Arcadia Publishing
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Jul 20, 2010 William rated it liked it
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I comandered this book from my sleeping wife's food tray during a long plane ride this summer. Dillon-Castaneda strings the photos together with descriptions that hint at the story of Thornton, Colorado, and faithfully document exactly who contributed to this photo essay. I found myself reading between the lines by looking for the person credited as photo-contributor in the photo itself.

Later, I realized that I liked this book because it gave me what family photo albums omit, brief descriptions
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