Postcards were the “social media” of the day. Colorful cards became much more than a way to send a friend or family member a quick note, or a snapshot of a faraway place. Postcards became a record of the businesses, events, homes, parks and churches of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Greetings from Council Bluffs II contains more than 275 full-color images of Council Bluffs’ long-forgotten places and those that still stand today plus information detailing the location and history of each of the places. It is a collection of history like no other.