Corona, California (Postcard History Series)

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More lemons once were shipped from Corona than anywhere on Earth, as a dozen citrus packinghouses were located along the railroad tracks in this rural Riverside County enclave known for its circular boulevard and hard-working inhabitants. The postcards collected for this trip down Corona's memory lane reflect its six decades of citrus-industry dominance and portray the past in street scenes, commerce, ranches, schools, churches, homes, and the outlying resorts of Glen Ivy and the Norconian Club. The Corona Road ...

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Overview

More lemons once were shipped from Corona than anywhere on Earth, as a dozen citrus packinghouses were located along the railroad tracks in this rural Riverside County enclave known for its circular boulevard and hard-working inhabitants. The postcards collected for this trip down Corona's memory lane reflect its six decades of citrus-industry dominance and portray the past in street scenes, commerce, ranches, schools, churches, homes, and the outlying resorts of Glen Ivy and the Norconian Club. The Corona Road Races-spectacular national affairs in 1913, 1914, and 1916-are also depicted.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738546728
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 11/15/2006
  • Series: Postcard History Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,390,489
  • Product dimensions: 6.54 (w) x 9.28 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Author Mary Bryner Winn, who previously produced Arcadia Publishing's Images of America: Corona, used local collections of classic postcards, including her own and that of the Corona Public Library, for this nostalgic excursion. The author of many articles on history for the Riverside Press-Enterprise and Corona-Norco Independent, Winn often conducts public talks about her beloved home city throughout Riverside County.

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