(Copyright (c) 2012 Cynthia Shenette) This is a list of books that I either have as part of my collection or use for research. The list is by no means comprehensive, simply books about Worcester history that I use and/or enjoy on a regular basis.
Berhman, S.N. The Worcester Account.
Greenwood, Janette Thomas. First Fruits of Freedom: The Migration of Former Slaves and Their Search for Equality in Worcester Massachusetts, 1862-1900.
Hultgren, William O. Eric J. Salomonsson, and Frank J. Morrill. Worcester 1880-1920.
Koelsch, William A. Clark University, 1887-1987: A Narrative History.
Knowlton, Elliot B. and Sandra Gibson-Quigley (eds.). Worcester's Best (Second Edition): A Guide to the City's Architecture.
Moynihan, Kenneth J. A History of Worcester: 1674-1848.
Nutt, Charles. History of Worcester and It's People (available on Google Books).
O'Toole, John M. Tornado!84 Minutes, 94 Lives.
Proko, Barbara and John Kraska Jr., Janice Baniukiewicz Stickles. The Polish Community of Worcester.
Prouty, Olive Higgins. Pencil Shavings.
Sandrof, Ivan. Your Worcester Street.
Sawyer, Christopher and Patricia A. Wolf. Denholms: The Story of Worcester's Premier Department Store.
Southwick, Albert B. Once Told Tales of Worcester County.
Southwick, Albert B. More Once Told Tales of Worcester County.
Wagner, David. The Poorhouse: America's Forgotten Institution.
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