Greetings from Indianapolis
A spectacular inland city, Indianapolis, Indiana is rich in history and charm. Over 340 vintage, hand-tinted and sepia-toned postcards dating back to the turn of the century showcase the nostalgic quality of this Hoosier city. Experience the quintessential landmark, Monument Circle, with its memorials to Civil War governor, Oliver P. Morton, and others who have died in service of their country. Go from muddy roads to bustling streets as views of Butler University and the home of President Benjamin Harrison spring to life. Consider the life of noble poet, James Whitcomb Riley, and enjoy the thrill at the great Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. It's all here in Indianapolis Approximate dating and postcard values will aid collectors in building their own collections of these striking images.
Robert Reed, formerly an award-winning journalist, is a seasoned writer with many years of experience in antiques and collectibles. Robert and Claudette Reed direct Antique and Collectible News Service, which provides illustrated articles to more than 40 publications in the United States, Canada, and Austrailia. They reside in Knightstown, Indiana.
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: 04/27/2007 - 12:00am
On Sale: 04/27/2007 - 12:00am