Compare Lexington of the past from postcards with current buildings and scenery using current color photography. The author collected most of the postcards, researched them, and wrote the text to reflect the places that are landmarks in Lexington. See the downtown streets of long ago and their development today. Learn about postcard history while enjoying a block-by-block tour of the city and its gardens and cemetery. Old timers will recognize places from the postcards, while Baby Boomers and beyond will delight in the progress Lexington reflects today in new pictures.
Alma Wynelle Deese graduated from Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky, and the University of Mississippi Graduate School. She worked as a psychologist at several institutions, including Eastern State Hospital, for thirty-four years. Retired, she now lives in St. Petersburg, Florida.