Indianapolis in Vintage Postcards

Indianapolis in Vintage Postcards

by W.C. Madden
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

In the late 1800s, postcards of Indianapolis began appearing in mailboxes throughout the country. Since that time, the many prominent monuments, buildings, and parks of the Hoosier capital have been featured on countless cards.

Using an impressive collection of these images, author W.C. Madden takes the reader on an historic journey through Indianapolis from… See more details below

Overview

In the late 1800s, postcards of Indianapolis began appearing in mailboxes throughout the country. Since that time, the many prominent monuments, buildings, and parks of the Hoosier capital have been featured on countless cards.

Using an impressive collection of these images, author W.C. Madden takes the reader on an historic journey through Indianapolis from 1890 to 1950, providing a visual history of the development of the city. Indianapolis experienced great growth during the first half of the 20th century, which gave rise to innovative art and architectural structures, many that serve as the subject of postcards featured here. The Soldiers and Sailors Monument, the Indiana World War Memorial, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Union Station, and Claypool Hotel, to name a few, are all highlighted.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439613801
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/18/2012
Series:
Postcard History
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
45 MB
Note:
This product may take a few minutes to download.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >