Features: 400 color illus. Bib. Index.
Snapshots and Short Notes examines the photographic postcards
exchanged during the first half of the twentieth century as illustrated,
first-hand accounts of American life. Almost immediately after the
introduction of the generic postcard at the turn of the century,
innovations in small, accessible cameras added black and white
photographs to the cards. The resulting combination of image and text
emerged as a communication device tantamount to social media today. more... about Snapshots and Short Notes: Images and Messages of Early Twentieth-Century Photo Postcards