The rich past of Daytona Beach is revisited through rare postcard views of one of Florida? most scenic and historic areas. A wonderful selection of over 260 charming scenes display Daytona Beach when visitors went to the ocean in heavy woolen bathing suits and automobiles brought changes that transformed the area.
Accompanied by an engaging account of local history and lore, the images document the first half of the twentieth century and illustrate architectural embellishments and unique designs.
Donald D. Spencer is an internationally known educator and writer of over 250 books. For the past several years, he has been writing history books about Florida cities, rivers, attractions, beaches, animals, forts, and plantations. A number of these books display intage postcards, which Spencer has collected for thirty-five years.