Read e-book online Atlantic City (Postcard History Series) PDF

By James D. Ristine,Allen Pergament

Atlantic urban was once based in 1854 and shortly turned a beach inn surpassing all others, incomes the nickname "Queen of Resorts." Chronicling the distinction of the town from 1900 to 1930, those classic postcards depict a time while viewers have been wanting to walk on a neighborhood invention, the boardwalk; frolic at the seashore; journey a rolling chair; and purchase saltwater taffy. the once a year Easter parade and pass over the US festival grew to become Atlantic urban traditions.
Amusement piers provided vaudeville, band concert events, thrill rides, diving horses, fishnet hauls, and extra. viewers stayed in grand motels, between the
largest and most interesting on the earth. via greater than 2 hundred postcard photos, the fantastic spirit of this old hotel city is revealed.

Show description

Read or Download Atlantic City (Postcard History Series) PDF

Similar antiques & collectables books

Reyne Haines's Vintage Wristwatches PDF

Style with FunctionStep into the attention-grabbing global of watches. From the early "trench watches" of global struggle I to a few of latest dependent diamond-studded cocktail watches, classic Wristwatches will entertain and teach you approximately those small artworks that experience stood the try of time. no matter if beginner or professional collector, you will benefit from the wealthy histories of yankee and eu brands previous and current.

Texas Furniture, Volume One: 1 (Focus on American History) by Lonn Taylor,David B. Warren,Ima Hogg PDF

The paintings of furnishings making flourished in Texas in the course of the mid-nineteenth century. To rfile this wealthy history of in the community made furnishings, omit Ima Hogg, the well known philanthropist and collector of yank ornamental arts, enlisted Lonn Taylor and David B. Warren to investigate early Texas furnishings and its makers.

Download e-book for iPad: Numismatic Art in America: Aesthetics of the United States by Cornelius Vermeule

The coinage of the U.S. has no smooth rival in aesthetic richness. Our numismatic background comprises such masterpieces because the primitively appealing cash of the suffering younger republic, the dignified Neoclassic designs that ruled the nineteenth century, amazing medals by means of the top sculptors of the early 1900s, and memorable commemorative cash of the day prior to this and this present day.

Download e-book for iPad: Paris Flea Market Style by Claudia Strasser

Store and dream Paris kind. if you happen to love French inside layout and cut price searching, Paris is the position the place your purchasing daydreams come precise. Claudia Strasser takes us on a winding journey during the Parisian flea markets discovering ornamental items all alongside the best way. Strasser discusses how one can convey the glance in your domestic via development collections and seeking out furnishings and components to mirror your person kind even if it is Napoleon III, Louis XV, artwork Deco, paintings Nouveau, Moderne or Belle Epoque.

Additional info for Atlantic City (Postcard History Series)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Atlantic City (Postcard History Series) by James D. Ristine,Allen Pergament


by Donald
4.2

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 24 votes