When the week began many of us did not know of Stanford White, and we had no idea that he was murdered. Time makes it easy to forget such events, even if you had ever heard his name. Today our contributor shows and tells the rest of the story.
Tag: New York
The authors at Postcard History write with a keen sense of purpose. They draw on their knowledge and along the way to publication they pluck at our senses for reactions. In this article, you may see the joyous achievements, hear the pistol-shot, smell the gun-powder, then wait for the gavel to fall. Stanford White, his work, his dalliances with the famous, and his murder are all A-list stories.
Many postcard collectors have serious collections. They’re interested in preserving home town history, amassing and cataloging every postcard printed by a particular publisher or studying the changes in technology over time. But sometimes, postcards are just plain fun!