Pasadena in Vintage Postcards

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Overview
The postcard has been a popular part of American communication for over a century, documenting both the interest of a place and its history. Captured here in nearly 200 vintage postcards is the unique history of this California town, translated in Chippewa as "Crown of the Valley." The City of Pasadena, just north of Los Angeles, sits against the majesty of the Sierra Madre mountain range. Incorporated in 1885, the city was originally known as a resort city, filled with tourists from all over the world. Showcased here through the use of the author's personal postcard collection are vintage images of Millionaires Row, the Tournament of the Roses Parade, the Mt. Lowe Railway, and the Alpine Tavern.
Details
ISBN: 9780738508191
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: California
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Marlin Heckman is the author of five other Postcard History books with Arcadia, including Lordsburg/La Verne, Santa Barbara, and Long Beach.