Around Little Rock: A Postcard History

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During the "Golden Age of Postcards," a craze that swept the nation in the early 1900s, postcard photographers captured images of everyday life in small towns all over the country. In this tradition, its creators unknowingly produced an invaluable archive of historical data that gives us a glimpse of the way life used to be.
ISBN: 9780738568676
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Arkansas
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
In Around Little Rock: A Postcard History, brothers Steven and Ray Hanley, Arkansas natives and postcard collectors since childhood, bring to life the history of the state's capital with over 200 carefully selected images of “Greater Little Rock” and Pulaski County. Their extensive postcard collection covers the period from 1900 to 1960, documenting the area's evolution from a small town before the first automobile rolled down its quiet roads to a major metropolitan city. Combined with a wealth of well-researched information, these rare images provide both an educational and entertaining history experience that will be treasured by young and old, resident and visitor alike, for years to come.
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