By Daniel Gifford
This ebook argues that vacation postcards circulated essentially between rural and small city, Northern, white ladies with Anglo-Saxon and Germanic heritages. via research of a extensive variety of assets, Daniel Gifford recreates the background of postcards to account for those particular audiences, and reconsiders the postcard phenomenon as an image-based dialog between particular teams of american citizens. various narratives are therefore published: the debates generated via the rustic lifestyles flow; the empowering manifestations of the recent girl; the civic privileges of whiteness; and the position of rising technologies.
From Santa Claus to Easter bunnies, flag-waving turkeys to gun-toting cupids, vacation postcards first and foremost appear to be a laugh expressions of a halcyon earlier. but with wisdom of viewers and ancient conflicts, this publication demonstrates how the postcard photos exhibit deep divides on the peak of the revolutionary Era.
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