Durango, Colorado (Postcard History Series)

Durango, Colorado (Postcard History Series)

by Frederic B. Wildfang, Nik Kendzioski, Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College
     
 

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This collection presents a postcard tour of Durango and its environs and provides keen insight into the history and colorful character of this area, which has been a vibrant center of Southwestern Colorado for more than a century. A brief history of postcards as a convenient medium for sharing messages--and as a revolutionary departure from Victorian-era long

Overview


This collection presents a postcard tour of Durango and its environs and provides keen insight into the history and colorful character of this area, which has been a vibrant center of Southwestern Colorado for more than a century. A brief history of postcards as a convenient medium for sharing messages--and as a revolutionary departure from Victorian-era long letters--is included here as well. The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College is pleased to present these evocative images gathered by the indefatigable Nina Heald Webber.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738574370
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
05/10/2011
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 6.54(h) x 0.35(d)

Meet the Author


This is Durango author Frederic B. Wildfang's seventh book for Arcadia Publishing. He received his B.A. and M.A. at Western Michigan University. The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College was founded in 1964 with the stated purpose to collect, collate, and have available for researchers all aspects of the history of the Southwest. Nik Kendziorski is the archives manager.

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