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Miami in Vintage Postcards, Florida (Postcard History Series)
     

Miami in Vintage Postcards, Florida (Postcard History Series)

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by Patricia Kennedy
 

In the brief 100 years since its inception, Miami, which began its life on the shores of the Miami River, has been transformed into an international city that continues to blossom under the warm South Florida sun. Home to just 30,000 pioneering souls in 1920, the greater Miami area has grown to be 2.1 million residents strong and boasts a unique heritage made up

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In the brief 100 years since its inception, Miami, which began its life on the shores of the Miami River, has been transformed into an international city that continues to blossom under the warm South Florida sun. Home to just 30,000 pioneering souls in 1920, the greater Miami area has grown to be 2.1 million residents strong and boasts a unique heritage made up of grand hotels and skyscrapers, aviation and marine history, as well as famous people and places.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738506432
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
11/01/2000
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.54(w) x 9.36(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
3 Months

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Using her extensive vintage postcard collection, author Patricia Kennedy shares with readers scenes of Miami from 1898 to the 1940s, including early views of such local landmarks as the Freedom Tower, the Hialeah Racetrack, and Henry Flagler’s grand hotel of the past, the Royal Palm. Taking readers on a delightful and informative journey through time, this charming pictorial retrospective will be treasured by longtime residents, newcomers, and visitors alike.

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Miami in Vintage Postcards, Florida (Postcard History Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you are visiting Miami you may want to pick up this book to compare the Miami of today to pictures from Miami's art deco heyday.