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"What Once Was: Alexandria's History in Postcards"Newly published in 2008!

"What Once Was: Alexandria's History in Postcards"

A history of Alexandria, Louisiana, in postcards dating from 1865 to 1955, was been written by Dale Genius and is now available for purchase.

The book contains over 115 pages of postcards and history, published in color and black/white. The location and history of each card is detailed, and some locations feature multiple views. A number of the cards have never been published before, and are quite rare.

The book, published in 8" x 10.5" format, has received rave reviews from several local historians who have read the look.

If you were raised in Alexandria and remember some of the old buildings of the past, then this book is for you! It will surely bring back many memories of wonderful times of the past.

A portion of the profits from the sale of the book benefits the Louisiana History Museum.

1st Edition: limited to 100 numbered books, each signed by the author.
Price: $45.00 (includes shipping and handling)


1st Edition Sold Out
2nd Edition Sold Out
3rd Edition Limited supply. Please call (318) 445-7730 for details before ordering. Do not order until checking ... mail orders may be returned unless stock is available.

For questions about the book, please call (318) 445-7730, or email


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