Do This: Vintage Greetings

The art of deltiology.

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What does a deltiologist do, exactly? Explore deltas? Fly on Delta? Work on her deltoids? Good guesses, but wrong. A deltiologist studies and collects postcards. You remember postcards, right? Think of them as visual text messages — and the Florida art on turn-of-the-century (uh, the turn of the last century) postcards paints a spectacularly wacky portrait of our state. Come hear local deltiologist Christine P Crews speak about her new book, Vintage Greetings: Postcards from St. Pete, which tells St. Pete's history through postcards. She'll also have some of her private collection to share and encourages guests to bring their postcards as well. 


Vintage Greetings

Strands of Sunshine, 633 Central Ave. S., St. Pete.

Sept. 13, 6 p.m.

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About The Author

Cathy Salustri

Cathy's portfolio includes pieces for Visit Florida, USA Today and regional and local press. In 2016, UPF published Backroads of Paradise, her travel narrative about retracing the WPA-era Florida driving tours that was featured in The New York Times. Cathy speaks about Florida history for the Osher Lifelong Learning...
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