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by Steven G. Hanley,Ray Hanley

Author: Steven G. Hanley,Ray Hanley
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (April 9, 2000)
Pages: 128 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.1
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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Their extensive postcard collection covers the period from 1900 to 1960, documenting the area’s evolution from a small town before the first automobile rolled down its quiet roads to a major metropolitan city.

Collected and interpreted by Ray Hanley and Steven G. Hanley, with a foreword by author Dee Brown, the images in this informative volume provide readers with a delightful trip down memory lane, bringing an important period. Hanley, with a foreword by author Dee Brown, the images in this informative volume provide readers with a delightful trip down memory lane, bringing an important period of the city's history to life for visitors and members of the younger generation. Start reading Hot Springs, Arkansas in Vintage Postcards on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

Arkansas at Work 1900-1925 book. This new postcard history showcases images of the state at work in the first 25 years of the twentieth century. Throughout the years, the way people make a living has changed. Images show farmers in the rice fields, using horses and steam tractors, and harvesting cotton, hay, and Throughout the years, the way people make a living has changed dramatically, beginning with farming and agriculture, and ending with the age of computers.

Ray and Steven Hanley are the authors of a number of books on the history of Arkansas, including seven Arcadia titles. They are the producers of "Arkansas Postcard Past," a daily feature since 1986, appearing first in the Arkansas Gazette and since 1991, in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Библиографические данные. Hot Springs, Arkansas Images of America Images of America: a history of American life in images and texts. Ray Hanley, Steven G. Hanley.

More by Steven G. Around Little Rock: A Postcard History (Postcard History Series). Steven G. Hanley, Ray Hanley. A Place of Care, Love, and Hope: A History of Arkansas Children's Hospital. Remembering Arkansas Confederates and the 1911 Little Rock Veterans Reunion. Hot Springs (AR) (Scenes of America). Little Rock (AR) (Scenes of America). Around Little Rock:: A Postcard History.

In Arkansas at Work, author and postcard collector Steven G. Hanley has compiled over 200 fascinating and rare postcards to represent Arkansans at work in a variety of professions from the fields to the factories. Related Titles ~. Navigation.

Around Little Rock: A Postcard History. Hot Springs: Past and Present. Sebastian and Crawford Counties. In 1830 an early settler to the area, Asa Thompson, leased what was called the warm springs of the Washita and built what may have been the area’s first bath house.

Brothers Ray and Steven Hanley have been interpreting Arkansas history through the use of historic postcards for .

Brothers Ray and Steven Hanley have been interpreting Arkansas history through the use of historic postcards for over 20 years. Authors of almost a dozen books, including several with Arcadia Publishing, they have also produced a daily newspaper column, "Arkansas Postcard Past," since 1986. Ray is an executive with a global technology company; Steven works with a local nonprofit organization for special needs children.

The history of Arkansas began millennia ago when humans first crossed into North America. Many tribes used Arkansas as their hunting lands but the main tribe was the Quapaw, who settled in the Arkansas delta upon moving south from Illinois

The history of Arkansas began millennia ago when humans first crossed into North America. Many tribes used Arkansas as their hunting lands but the main tribe was the Quapaw, who settled in the Arkansas delta upon moving south from Illinois. Early French explorers gave the territory its name, a corruption of Akansea, which is a phonetic spelling of the Illinois word for the Quapaw.

Throughout the years, the way people make a living has changed dramatically, beginning with farming and agriculture, and ending with the age of computers. This new postcard history showcases images of the state at work in the first 25 years of the twentieth century. Images show farmers in the rice fields, using horses and steam tractors, and harvesting cotton, hay, and corn. Later cards focus on the loggers who radically changed the landscape forever. Merchants and bankers of business, including pharmacies, were popular postcard fare as well; these establishments served the farmers who traveled into town, especially on Saturdays when the streets were filled with wagons, and later, cars.