By Daniel Gifford
This booklet argues that vacation postcards circulated essentially between rural and small city, Northern, white ladies with Anglo-Saxon and Germanic heritages. via research of a huge diversity of resources, 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. quite a few narratives are hence printed: the debates generated via the rustic lifestyles circulate; the empowering manifestations of the recent lady; the civic privileges of whiteness; and the function of rising technologies.
From Santa Claus to Easter bunnies, flag-waving turkeys to gun-toting cupids, vacation postcards firstly appear to be fun expressions of a halcyon previous. but with wisdom of viewers and historic conflicts, this booklet demonstrates how the postcard pictures demonstrate deep divides on the peak of the innovative Era.
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American Holiday Postcards, 1905–1915: Imagery and Context by Daniel Gifford