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This collection presents a postcard tour of Durango and its environs and provides keen insight into the history and colorful character of this area, which has been a vibrant center of Southwestern Colorado for more than a century. A brief history of postcards as a convenient medium for sharing messages—and as a revolutionary departure from Victorian-era long letters—is included here as well. The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College is pleased to present these evocative images gathered by the indefatigable Nina Heald Webber.
ISBN: 9780738574370
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Colorado
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 186
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
This is Durango author Frederic B. Wildfang's seventh book for Arcadia Publishing. He received his B.A. and M.A. at Western Michigan University. The Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College was founded in 1964 with the stated purpose to collect, collate, and have available for researchers all aspects of the history of the Southwest. Nik Kendziorski is the archives manager.
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