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Hot Springs, Arkansas : In Vintage Photograhs
by Ray Hanley and Steven G. Hanley

Overview - From the 1890s to the 1920s, the postcard was an extraordinarily popular means of communication, and many of the postcards produced during this agolden agea can today be considered works of art. Early in the century, Hot Springs was among the most noted resorts in the nation.  Read more...

 
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Overview
From the 1890s to the 1920s, the postcard was an extraordinarily popular means of communication, and many of the postcards produced during this agolden agea can today be considered works of art. Early in the century, Hot Springs was among the most noted resorts in the nation. Its Victorian wonders drew thousands of visitors to partake in the hot mineral waters that bubbled from the earth. In the words written on one card in 1910, aMany people of wealth are here from Chicago and New York. Uncle Billy went to the horse show ball at the Eastman Hotel with an ex-wife of a millionaire. Andrew Carnegie and young Jay Gould were at the ball.a Showcased in this fascinating collection are over two hundred postcards
from 1900 to 1960. The images are accompanied by the actual penned messages of visitors and extensively researched historical facts.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780738533827
  • ISBN-10: 0738533823
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
  • Publish Date: November 1998
  • Page Count: 128

Series: Postcard History

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Books > History > United States - State & Local - South

 
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