Frog Hollow: Stories From an American Neighborhood is a collection of colorful historical vignette. Frog Hollow is an ethnically diverse neighborhood just west of the Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford.
Published to commemorate the 75th anniversary of George Washington Carver's death, this new edition includes a new chapter on the oral history interviews Dr. Kremer conducted (several years after publication of the first edition) with people who knew Carver personally, as well as newly uncovered documents and photographs of Carver and some of his friends.
In 1967, the Kerner Commission sought the underlying causes of violent demonstrations rocking 164 U.S. cities. But their controversial report was suppressed for half a century. Now published for the first time, the report reveals that many of these issues are still with us and examines how cities might more humanely react to protest.
No other book so fully or accurately captures the highs and lows, the grandeur and the craziness, the horrors and the glories of the past 500 years in the Land of Sunshine.
"This artfully presented collection of photographs, broadsheets, cartoons, pamphlets and illustrations of women’s struggle for equality, along with illuminating prose, makes it clear that the battle for rights has been bitter, sometimes brutal. It’s not over yet. Though it might make you mad—read it and learn!”
—Cokie Roberts, NPR