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Postcard Greetings from Old Louisville

"Residence Section, South Third Ave, Louisville, Ky" 
Shows west side of the 1500 block of Third Avenue
between Hill Street and Gaulbert.

All of these homes are all still standing, but such a clear view can no longer be had because time has added a lush wealth of trees and plantings.

The tinted post card at the top was mailed in 1909, the black and white version in 1907.  For the enlargements, because of how the post cards were printed, the black & white version is the sharpest image with the best detail.

Enlargement (tinted version) (150 sec @ 56kbps)
Enlargement (black & white version) (135 sec @ 56kbps)


Vintage Postcard Views of Louisville

Old Louisville 
     Second Street  
     Third Avenue  
     Fourth Avenue  
     St James Court  
     Central Park  
     The Confederate Monument  
     The 1937 Flood  

Louisville (the rest of the city)
     Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby  
     The Old Court House  
     City Hall
     East to West along Broadway 
     The Seelbach Hotel  
     Railroad Stations   
     Without extended descriptions:
     Fourth Street   
     The Armory  
     The Old Post Office and Customs House    
     City Parks   


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