The postcard has been a favored a part of American verbal exchange for over a century, documenting either the curiosity of a spot and its historical past. Captured right here in approximately 2 hundred classic postcards is the original heritage of this California city, translated in Chippewa as "Crown of the Valley." the town of Pasadena, simply north of l. a., sits opposed to the majesty of the Sierra Madre mountain variety. integrated in 1885, town was once initially often called a hotel urban, choked with travelers from world wide. Showcased right here by using the author's own postcard assortment are classic pictures of Millionaires Row, the event of the Roses Parade, the Mt. Lowe Railway, and the Alpine Tavern.
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