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Greetings from Fresno: Vintage Postcards from California's Heartland
     

Greetings from Fresno: Vintage Postcards from California's Heartland

by William B Secrest
 

More than 200 vintage color postcards provide a unique perspective on the storied past of Fresno County. Postcards dating from as early as 1875 through the 1960s, many of which have never before been publicly available, are paired with brief passages that deftly position each card within its historical context. Many famous Fresno edifices which have long

Overview

More than 200 vintage color postcards provide a unique perspective on the storied past of Fresno County. Postcards dating from as early as 1875 through the 1960s, many of which have never before been publicly available, are paired with brief passages that deftly position each card within its historical context. Many famous Fresno edifices which have long disappeared are revived again, including the El Rancho motel, the Carnegie Library, and the Pine Lake Lodge. Educational and inspiring, this exceptional compilation is a treasure trove for the regional history buff.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933502120
Publisher:
Linden Publishing
Publication date:
10/01/2007
Pages:
119
Sales rank:
1,369,981
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.64(d)

Meet the Author

William B. Secrest, Jr. is a historian and the author of "California"" Disasters 1812-1899,"" Fresno County—The Pioneer Years,"" "and" A Portrait of Fresno."""""He lives in Fresno, California.

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