Las Vegas: 1905-1965, Nevada (Postcard History Series)

Las Vegas: 1905-1965, Nevada (Postcard History Series)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738569697
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 03/02/2009
Series: Postcard History Series
Pages: 127
Sales rank: 593,668
Product dimensions: 6.52(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Lynn M. Zook is a noted historian, preservationist, and filmmaker dedicated to preserving the 20th-century history of her hometown through her Web site and blog. Allen Sandquist, a Las Vegas photographer, has collected postcards since he was a young boy. Carey Burke is a lifelong collector of Las Vegas ephemera, including postcards, pictures, and menus.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6

Introduction 7

1 Early Days 9

2 Fremont Street 15

3 Community 35

4 Motels 47

5 Roadside Architecture 53

6 Postwar 71

7 Las Vegas Strip 89

Bibliography 127

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