Arrived on This Ship: Great Lakes Postcards from the Early Twentieth Century by Hudson KeenanArrived on This Ship: Great Lakes Postcards from the Early Twentieth Century by Hudson Keenan

Arrived on This Ship: Great Lakes Postcards from the Early Twentieth Century

byHudson Keenan

Hardcover | June 1, 2012

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Arrived on this Ship is about travel on the Great Lakes one hundred years ago. It is an album of ship postal cards from the first two decades of the twentieth century. More than just an album, author Hudson Keenan has written about historical events, technology of the day, and life styles as each individual card suggests. Ship views are divided by the types of vessels and travel locations on the Lakes. All five Great Lakes are represented with postcards from Canada and the United States. Keenan has included comments on card publishers and a special section on the US Marine Postal Service. Maps of the Great Lakes enable one to locate the general vicinity of each view. Original standard 3½ by 5½ inch postcards from the authors collection were used for the reproductions in this book.
A native of Michigan with special interest in the Great Lakes, Hudson Keenan is a graduate of Central Michigan University and Michigan State University. He served in the US Army as a Terrain Analyst in Europe. On completion of service, he taught high school science for thirty-five years. Keenan began collecting Great Lakes ship postcar...
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Title:Arrived on This Ship: Great Lakes Postcards from the Early Twentieth CenturyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:120 pages, 7.9 × 9.9 × 0.7 inPublished:June 1, 2012Publisher:Thunder Bay Press MichiganLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1933272309

ISBN - 13:9781933272306

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