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New paperback book copy of Aberdeen in Vintage Postcards by Tom Hayes and Mike Wiese. Postcard History series. From the book cover: Using more than 200 images, authors Tom Hayes and Mike Wiese take the reader on an historic tour of Aberdeen. Drawing on their immense postcard collection, they tell the story of this tight knit community and the incredible people who are an integral part of its history. From the publisher: Postcards capture the flavor of life like neither a letter nor an e-mail can. Postcards were the primary means of communication in the early 20th century, and these mementos now preserve glimpses of the past through vintage images and intimate messages. Each title in the Postcard History series reveals the way of life of the average American generations ago, offering postcard enthusiasts and curious minds a nostalgic treat. Arcadia Publishing, Charleston SC, 2002. 128 pages, 9.25 x 6.5 inches, 24 cm. Current list price 21.99.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!
Plotted and planned as a crossroads town along the developing Milwaukee Railroad, Aberdeen, South Dakota was first settled in 1881. With the arrival of the railroad in 1882, Aberdeen flourished. It earned the nickname of Hub City, serving as a railroad junction and agricultural center. Aberdeen's ability to adapt to a changing economy has led to steady growth and has made it the third largest city in the state.
Using more than 200 images, authors Tom Hayes and Mike Wiese take the reader on a historic tour of Aberdeen. Drawing on their immense postcard collection, they tell the story of this tight-knit community and the incredible people who are an integral part of its history.
Title: Postcard History Series: Aberdeen [South Dakota] in Vintage Postcards (Postcard History Series)
Categories: History American Midwest,
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2003-04-07
ISBN Number: 0738523089
ISBN Number 13: 9780738523088
Book Condition: New
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Item: 10.00 Item
Seller ID: 010730