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Kalamazoo (Postcard History) (Paperback)

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Kalamazoo experienced a dramatic transformation during the first decades of the 20th century. Its factories churned out a wide variety of products, and the downtown area was being rapidly transformed by the addition of new skyscraper office buildings, hotels, department stores, theaters, parks, and government buildings. These turn-of-the-century developments coincided with the popularity of picture postcards. Not only did postcards offer a convenient way to send brief messages across the country, they also provided a means to show off the city and its landmarks. When viewed today, they offer a valuable record of the city's built environment.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781467113779
ISBN-10: 1467113778
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: March 30th, 2015
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Postcard History
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