Arsenal of Democracy – by A.J. Baime.
While most commonly associated with the Model T, Arsenal of Democracy is not only a book about war, but also the story of Henry and Edsel Ford, their relationship, and their contributions to the allied war effort. Using archival material and exhaustive research, author A.J. Baime chronicles the little known battle to build America’s bomber force.
Gift From the Sea – by Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
This beloved classic is a collection of meditations on youth, love, peace and solitude written by Anne Morrow Lindbergh while vacationing on Captiva Island, Florida. Using some of the shells she found on the beautiful beaches of Southwest Florida for inspiration, Lindbergh offers advice for people of all ages and walks of life.
Images of America: Fort Myers – by Gregg Turner and Stan Mulford.
Another incredible photographic history book from Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series. These rarely before seen photos do a wonderful job of depicting and describing the rich history of Fort Myers, Florida. Whether you are a Fort Myers native or simply visiting us for vacation, you are sure to find Images of America: Fort Myers a fascinating read.
These books are available for purchase in our Museum Store or in our online store.