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Richard R. Gibson at a book signing.Richard Gibson, a CPA by profession and a graduate of Southern Illinois University with a degree in Accounting brings an appreciation for accuracy and a keen eye for detail to this exciting collection of photographs, vintage postcards, historic photos and remarkable accounts of the American capitols. While photographing the 50 state capitols and researching their unique histories, he also collaborated with historians, curators and archivists from every state—making it the most authoritative of its kind in ensuring the accuracy for each state. The project encompassed more than two decades and thus his careful thought to a comprehensive text is unsurpassed in any similar work. In addition to four pages dedicated to each state, the book Richard R. Gibson in front of his detailed U.S. Map.includes former capitols, governor mansions, comparative charts, state timelines, close-up views of domes and more. Many have commented “His book should be in every library and school in the country.”