The postcard has been a well-liked a part of American conversation for over a century, documenting either the curiosity of a spot and its heritage. Captured right here in approximately two hundred classic postcards is the original background 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 diversity. included in 1885, town was once initially often called a inn urban, packed with travelers from worldwide. Showcased right here by using the author's own postcard assortment are classic photos of Millionaires Row, the event of the Roses Parade, the Mt. Lowe Railway, and the Alpine Tavern.
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