Greetings from San Antonio: Historic Postcards of the Alamo City
Lewis F. Fisher (Author)
DescriptionGreetings from San Antonio: Historic Postcards of the Alamo City is a collection of more than six hundred color and black-and-white photo postcards, many of them quite rare, that yield a compelling visual narrative of the city in the early twentieth century, when postcards were at their height of popularity. Presented unaltered and accompanied by concise descriptive text, the postcards provide a distinctive visual portrait of a captivating and unique city during the early years of its transformation into the multicultural mecca it is today.
April 01, 2020
11.1 X 8.6 X 0.9 inches | 2.35 pounds
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About the Author
Celebrated San Antonio historian Lewis F. Fisher, whose Maverick Publishing Company was acquired by Trinity University Press in 2015, has published forty-five books on topics ranging from San Antonio's Spanish heritage to its urban development, and from the military to sports, architecture, and multicultural legends. A former member of the San Antonio River Commission, he has written numerous books himself, including Chili Queens, Hay Wagons, and Fandangos: The Spanish Plazas in Frontier San Antonio, winner of the 2015 San Antonio Conservation Society Publication Award, and Saving San Antonio: The Preservation of a Heritage, republished in a second edition, and Maverick: The American Name That Became a Legend. Fisher has received numerous local, state, and national writing awards and was named a Texas Preservation Hero by the Conservation Society in 2014.