Cincinnati Cemeteries: The Queen City Underground (Images of by Kevin Grace,Tom White PDF

By Kevin Grace,Tom White

ISBN-10: 0738533483

ISBN-13: 9780738533483

ISBN-10: 153161907X

ISBN-13: 9781531619077

Cincinnati Cemeteries is not just a historical past of graveyards and their occupants. It additionally investigates the tradition of dying and death in Cincinnati: from the notorious Pearl Bryan homicide and the 19th-century cholera epidemics, to the physique snatchers who stole the corpse of Benjamin Harrison’s father and the infamous “resurrection men.” In a urban teeming with immigrants and transients those “sack ‘em up” grave robbers had plentiful possibilities to provide cadavers to Cincinnati’s clinical colleges. And if clean graves weren’t to be had, they lurked for sufferers within the saloons and the darkish alleys of Vine highway and the West End.

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