American holiday postcards, 1905-1915 :imagery and context /Daniel Gifford.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-294258

Description

ix, 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm, "This book argues that holiday postcards circulated primarily among rural and small town, Northern, white women with Anglo-Saxon and Germanic heritages. Gifford reconsiders the postcard phenomenon as an image-based conversation among exclusive groups of Americans. This book demonstrates how the postcard images reveal deep divides at the height of the Progressive Era"-- Provided by publisher.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Postcards History 20th century.
Greeting cards History 20th century.
Greeting cards.
Manners and customs.
Postcards.
Social life and customs 20th century.

Originator

Gifford, Daniel, 1970-

Description

ix, 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
"This book argues that holiday postcards circulated primarily among rural and small town, Northern, white women with Anglo-Saxon and Germanic heritages. Gifford reconsiders the postcard phenomenon as an image-based conversation among exclusive groups of Americans. This book demonstrates how the postcard images reveal deep divides at the height of the Progressive Era"-- Provided by publisher.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-222) and index.
Library & Archives purchase, 2014.

ISBN

9780786478170 (softcover : acid-free paper)
0786478179 (softcover : acid-free paper)

Call Number

Stacks NC1878.7.U6 G54 2013

Places

United States
United States.