Asheville: A Postcard History (Postcard History Series)

Asheville: A Postcard History (Postcard History Series)

by Sue Greenberg, Jan Kahn


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Join authors Sue Greenberg and Jan Kahn as they once again delve into Asheville's rich past. This new companion to the acclaimed Asheville: A Postcard History Volume I resumes our look at this colorful city in the mountains. In its early days, Asheville quickly developed from a rural town to a resort getaway fo those seeking fresh air and high society during the late 1800s. This intriguing new book continues our journey, this time taking us from the end of World War I to the 1960s.

The over 200 rare postcards presented here show how Asheville emerged from a period of hard times brought on by a great flood and a country at war. Once World War I ended, a feeling of newfound freedom overtook Asheville's citizen's and the fast tempo of the earlier days soon resumed. Asheville's citizen's and the tempo of the earlier days soon resumed. Asheville once again became destination for travelers - this time the automobile brought sightseers to the mountains and many new roadside motels and restaurant thrived.

The images in this exciting new volume were selected from the unique collection of deltriologist Fred Kahn. Together with its companion, this book represents the most comprehensive collection of antique postcard images ever assembled on this, one of North Carolina's most scenic areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780752408200
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 06/28/1997
Series: Postcard History Series
Pages: 126
Product dimensions: 6.48(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.36(d)

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