West Central, Georgia (Postcard History Series)

West Central, Georgia (Postcard History Series)

by Gary Doster
     
 

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From the 1890s through the 1920s, the postcard was an extraordinarily popular means of communication, and many of the postcards produced during this "golden age" can today be considered works of art. Postcard photographers traveled the length and breadth of the nation snapping photographs of busy street scenes, documenting local landmarks, and assembling crowds of…  See more details below

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From the 1890s through the 1920s, the postcard was an extraordinarily popular means of communication, and many of the postcards produced during this "golden age" can today be considered works of art. Postcard photographers traveled the length and breadth of the nation snapping photographs of busy street scenes, documenting local landmarks, and assembling crowds of local children only too happy to pose for a picture. These images, printed as postcards and sold in general stores across the country, survive as telling reminders of an important

era in America's history. This fascinating new history of West Central Georgia showcases more than two hundred of the best vintage postcards available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738568959
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Series:
Postcard History Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Collected and interpreted by Gary L. Doster, the images in this informative volume provide readers with a delightful tripdown memory lane, bringing an important period of the area's historyto life for visitors and members of the younger generation.

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