These unique full-color books capture the events and emotions of times gone by through beautiful postcard images, personal messages, and captivating text. Each book is designed to bring alive not only the sights of the last century, but also the sentiments—whether those of a young actress telling her family that she’s landed a job with Rudy Vallee’s revue, or of an army corporal letting his friend know that he’ll be discharged by Christmas 1941. Perfect as mementos, pictorial histories, and gifts, the Postcards From . . . Series transports you back in time, allowing you to explore the events, places, and people that have enriched our country and our culture.
"[A] charming look at the history of Manhattan through historic postcards. No matter how much you think you know about New York's most densely populated borough, you will definitely learn things from reading this fascinating book . . . a very unique and delightful way to get a glimpse into the past."—Says Me Says Mom (blog) - Jeryl Marcus
George J. Lankevich received his PhD in American History from Columbia University. He taught for over thirty years in the City University of New York, where he is now a professor emeritus. Dr. Lankevich is the author of over twenty volumes of history, including New York City: A Short History, Postcards from New York, and Postcards from Times Square.