Jersey Shore

Vintage Images Of Bygone Days

Book Description

This lavishly illustrated history of “the Shore” chronicles the people and events that shaped the physical, economic, and social development of New Jersey's coastal resort communities. Packed with archival photos, this charming tribute to bygone days recaptures the glory days of the boardwalks, the spectacles of parades and festivals, the drama of the coast's worst storms, and many other aspects of life on the Shore. Enjoy seeing everything from the heyday of Atlantic City to the Methodist camps to the plunging neckline that made Marilyn Monroe persona non grata. Jersey Shore is a treasured keepsake for the area's 14 million annual visitors and for the millions more with fond summertime memories.

About Salvini, Emil

Emil R. Salvini is a member of the Cape May City Historic Preservation Commission, past president of the North Jersey Highlands Historical Society, and a life member of the Cape May County Historical Society. Author of several books on New Jersey history, including Globe Pequot's Boardwalk Memories (2005), this Harvard Business School alum lives with his wife in Wayne, New Jersey, and spends summers in Cape May.
Salvini is president of Wheal-Grace in Belleville, New Jersey; he has more than 25 years experience in the printing industry. He is the creator of and is an FSC (Forest Stewartship Council) approved printer.