The postcard has been a well-liked a part of American communique for over a century, documenting either the curiosity of a spot and its historical past. Captured the following in approximately 2 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 la, sits opposed to the majesty of the Sierra Madre mountain variety. included in 1885, town used to be initially often called a inn urban, full of travelers from around the world. Showcased the following by utilizing the author's own postcard assortment are classic photographs of Millionaires Row, the match of the Roses Parade, the Mt. Lowe Railway, and the Alpine Tavern.
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