Published Resources

Published Resources

Prairie Fires and Paper Moons

The American Photographic Postcard : 1900 - 1920
by Hal Morgan and Andreas Brown
David R . Godine , Publisher , Boston 1981

" At a time when cars and telephones were just beginning to bring people
within easy reach of each other , these postcards conveyed the small news and
short messages of friendship "

~ from the [ authors ] introduction .
This book awakened a new view of postcards illustrating individuals and community .

As We Were

American Photographic Postcards , 1905 - 1930
by Rosamond B . Vaule
David R . Godine , Publisher Boston  2004

Images selected over time come together here . People , their doings , and where they are .
Specific descriptions , and the text look at content , and visual quality .

Real Photo Postcard Guide

The People's Photography 
by Robert Bogden and Todd Weseloh 
Syracuse University Press 2006
Illustration and discussion of how much was photographed for postcard use .

Folk Photography

The American Real-Photo Postcard 1905 - 1930
by Luc Sante
Yeti ~ Verse Chorus Press Portland Oregon  2009

Fresh look at the making , and use of the Real Photo postcard , then and now .

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