9780738565415

Boston

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  • ISBN13:

    9780738565415

  • ISBN10:

    0738565415

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-29
  • Publisher: Arcadia Pub
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Summary

From 1901 to 1960, the picture postcard recorded almost every aspect of life in the city of Boston. Through the vintage postcards in Boston, readers will tour the cityís Emerald Necklace and green spaces, visit Bostonís old waterfront, understand Bostonís part in Americaís Revolutionary War, and see the diversity of the cityís many museums, churches, libraries, colleges, and internationally famous hospitals. Postcard images depict the many events that have shaped the historic city of Boston.

Author Biography

William J. and Elaine A. Pepe have collected postcards for more than 40 years, and the majority of the images in Boston have come from their personal collection. They are currently active as officers of the South Shore Historical Society. Together they have authored two other postcard history volumes: Weymouth and Quincy.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 6
Introductionp. 7
Boston Common and the Public Gardenp. 9
The Emerald Necklace and Other Green Spacesp. 27
The American Revolution and Bostonp. 45
Boston's Waterfrontp. 55
Churches and Collegesp. 67
Museums and Hospitalsp. 79
Government Buildingsp. 89
Other Notable Locationsp. 97
Public Transportation, Bridges, Hotels, and Restaurantsp. 111
Potpourrip. 121
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