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New Orleans in Golden Age Postcards
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Matthew Griffis
Categories: New Orleans (La.)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

"New Orleans in Golden Age Postcards showcases over three hundred vintage postcard images of the city, printed in glorious color. From popular tourist attractions, restaurants, and grand hotels to local businesses, banks, churches, neighborhoods, civic buildings, and parks, the book not only celebrates these cards' visual beauty but also considers
New Orleans in Golden Age Postcards
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Matthew Griffis
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-22 - Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

New Orleans in Golden Age Postcards showcases over three hundred vintage postcard images of the city, printed in glorious color. From popular tourist attractions, restaurants, and grand hotels to local businesses, banks, churches, neighborhoods, civic buildings, and parks, the book not only celebrates these cards’ visual beauty but also considers
New Orleans in Vintage Postcards
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Scott Faragher
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

From the 1890s through the 1920s, the postcard was an extraordinarily popular means of communication, and many of the postcards produced during this "golden age" can today be considered works of art. Postcard photographers traveled the length and breadth of the nation snapping photographs of busy street scenes, documenting local
Mardi Gras Treasures
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Schindler, Henri
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Pelican Publishing

New Orleans collectibles, and especially Mardi Gras collectibles, continue to be popular worldwide. This gorgeous volume of vintage Mardi Gras ball invitations, dance cards, and admit cards shows off just what kinds of collectibles are still available. Mardi Gras Treasures offers a wonderful look back on the glories of Carnival
Pensacola in Vintage Postcards
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Schindler, Henri
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Although Pensacola was permanently settled in 1698, not until the harvesting of yellow pine trees between 1870 and 1910 did the city begin to grow and prosper. During this golden era, a building boom transformed the city into a vibrant seaport and economic center. Pensacola's natural deep water harbor attracted