Lexington, Kentucky: Past and Present

Alma Wynelle Deese. Photography by John Malick

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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.

Size: 11" x 8 1/2" | 320 color images | Index | 128 pp
ISBN13: 9780764332906

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Alma Wynelle Deese was a professional psychologist in Lexington, Kentucky, when she began to collect postcards of that place, her home state of Mississippi, and other places where she has lived. Her love of historical research led her to learn about the locals in detail, which she shares in this interesting book. She currently lives in St. Petersburg, Florida. This is her 8th book to date.