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Main Street Arkansas: The Hearts of Arkansas Cities and Towns - as Portrayed in Postcards and Photographs

Main Street Arkansas: The Hearts of Arkansas Cities and Towns - as Portrayed in Postcards and Photographs (Hardback)

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This work takes readers on a postcard and photographic tour of every section of Arkansas. In this visual history - the Hanley brothers' most extensive book yet - readers will trace many towns' humble beginnings, with wooden-frame structures lining rutted dirt streets teeming with wagons, horses, and mules. The evolution of towns such as Walnut Ridge, Bentonville, Little Rock, and Lake Village, as well as tiny hamlets such as Black Rock and Ponca, unfolds before readers' eyes. Scenes from the 1950s feature stores such as Ben Franklin, OTASCO, and Western Auto. Success stories of Main Street preservation and revitalization in El Dorado, Siloam Springs, Conway, and Harrison show how local elders have set an example for other towns.

History & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaPlaces in old photographs Publisher: Butler Centre for Arkansas Studies Publication Date: 15/05/2009 ISBN-13: 9781935106128  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Ray and Steven Hanley have published extensively from their research of Arkansas history as told through postcards. Traveling thousands of miles to collect and authenticate postcards, as well as take comparative photos, they are the undisputed authorities on historical postcards from Arkansas. The Hanley brothers live in Little Rock.

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