Kokomo, Indiana

Kokomo, Indiana

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According to legend, Kokomo, Indiana was named after a Miami Indian Chief who lived in the area, qMa Ko Ko Moq -meaning Black Walnut. Founded in 1842 by David Foster, a frontier trader, Kokomo has since become the home to many of the nation's most influential inventions. From the birthplace of the automobile to the introduction of stainless steel and the development of canned tomato juice, Kokomo has been a leader in ingenuity, earning its nickname, the qCity of Firsts.q In this collection of reminiscent images, Kokomo, Indiana illustrates the charming history of an area which has developed from a small community to what is now one of the largest cities in Indiana. The book is an exploration of the city's streets and a stroll through the history of its growing neighborhoods, tracing the fascinating past of a bygone age.aquot;Our family moved to Kokomo in 1940. where my dad tool; a job installing furnaces for John C leary. ... For schooling and helped him obtain a Lennox fumace AcAr - I I Q i a€œv KOKOMO I.\a#39; PICIa#39;URl-ZS J\A While she a€œas making a wish, I kissed her.

Title:Kokomo, Indiana
Author: Thomas D. Hamilton
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing - 2002-10-16

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