BERRIEN SPRINGS — The Berrien County Historical Association has just published "Greetings From Buchanan, Michigan," a new pictorial history of the City of Buchanan.The 316-page book details the history of Buchanan with 480 photographs of Buchanan people and places. Leo Goodsell and Robert Myers, director and curator, respectively, of the association, co-authored the book.The book is divided into 12 sections, with introductory essays for each chapter. The chapters explore the history of the downtown, schools, churches, industries, transportation systems, agriculture and the story of the Clark Equipment Co. Photograph captions provide interpretation for each image.Special sections of the book introduce the reader to U.S. Sen. (later President) James Buchanan, for whom the city was named, as well as several Buchananites who won worldwide fame.The authors drew on many sources to obtain photos for the book, including the Buchanan District Library, the Buchanan Preservation Society, the Berrien County Record newspaper, the Berrien County Historical Association's archives and several private collections. Most of the photographs are published for the first time."Greetings From Buchanan" is the second volume in the BCHA's pictorial "Historic Photobook Series" to feature Berrien County towns. The Historical Association published "Greetings From Berrien Springs" in 2003 and is beginning work on a planned third volume about the Three Oaks/Galien area.The series' title comes from the popular picture postcards of the 1940s and 1950s, emblazoned "Greetings From" a particular town."Greetings From Buchanan" costs $24.95 and is available at the 1839 Courthouse Museum gift shop. The museum is at 313 N. Cass Street in Berrien Springs.It also can be purchased at the Buchanan District Library and the Berrien County Record office. Copies can be purchased through mail order from the Berrien County Historical Association, P.O. Box 261, Berrien Springs, MI 49103. Purchasers should add $3 for shipping. Michigan residents should add $1.50 for sales tax.Those who want more information about the book may call the Berrien County Historical Association at 471-1202.