Augusta in Vintage Postcards

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In the early 1900s, America was swept up in the postcard craze. All over the country, people seized on these charming snapshots of life as a means of keeping in touch with friends and family, as well as seeing strange and exciting parts of the world.
ISBN: 9780738554204
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Georgia
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
In Augusta in Vintage Postcards, Joseph M. Lee III, an Augusta native and member of the Richmond County Historical Society, has selected over 200 images from his vast collection of Augusta postcards. Coupled with informative captions, these views illustrate almost every aspect of Augusta lifeā€“the importance of river commerce to the local community, the striking landscapes and golf history, and the beautiful homes and southern hospitality that make Augusta an unforgettable city. Whether a newcomer to Augusta's charms or a lifelong resident, Lee's work has something for everyone. August in Vintage Postcards is a unique tribute to the city's past, sure to be treasured for years to come.