A Delaware Album, 1900-1930 contains over 300 postcard views of the First State from the early decades of the twentieth century and provides a revealing commentary on each photograph. In a time before radio and television, before illustrated magazines and newspapers, the postcard brought images and values into people's lives. Life in Delaware, from its largest city to its smallest crossroads, was captured on photographic images reproduced on postcards.
George Miller is professor of English at the University of Delaware and a former chair of the Department. Miller has collected and written about Delaware postcards for several decades, edited a Delaware historical society newsletter, and lectured throughout the state on Delaware history and postcards through the Delaware Humanities Forum.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Appendix Chapter 4 City and Town Views Chapter 5 Delaware Beaches Chapter 6 Amusements Chapter 7 Industry and Agriculture Chapter 8 Signs of the Times Chapter 9 Trains, Trolleys, and Automobiles Chapter 10 Water Transportation Chapter 11 Schools Chapter 12 Religion Chapter 13 Businesses Chapter 14 Hotels and Motels Chapter 15 For Further Reading