Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Hotel Vendig - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hotel Vendig - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mailed from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Mr. & Mrs. J. Anzer of Baltimore, Maryland on February 4, 1918:

Am holding entertainment here to-night. Shall write a letter later.

Henry Grady Hotel - Atlanta, Georgia

Henry Grady Hotel - Atlanta, Georgia

In the Heart of Downtown Atlanta
Rooms - 550 - Baths
500 Rooms Air-Conditioned
100 Rooms with TV

Holiday Inn - Taylor Township, Michigan

20777 Eureka Road
At Intersection of Interstate 75 and Eureka Road
Zip Code: 48180
109 rooms, coffee shop, restaurant, cocktail lounge, meeting room to accommodate 100.
Free Holidex Reservation

Saturday, February 23, 2013

The Blue Horizon - Miami Beach, Florida

The Blue Horizon - Miami Beach, Florida

Fully Air Conditioned
On the Ocean at 89th Street
Miami Beach
Private Beach - Pool - 100% Air-Conditioned - Cocktail Lounge - On Premises Parking.

Mailed from Miami Beach, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. David Price of Freeport, Long Island, New York on April 23, 1951:

Dear Edith & Dave,
We finally did get here and like it very much. The weather is perfect, plenty of sunshine. Hope you are all well. Dor sends her best regards. Love,
Lillie & Dor

The Blue Horizon - Miami Beach, Florida

Fully Air Conditioned
On the Ocean at 89th Street
Miami Beach
Private Beach - Pool - Bar and Cocktail Lounge - Dining Room - Free Parking on Premises.

Mailed from Miami Beach, Florida to Mr. C.N. Lirille of Mentor, Ohio on May 16, 1956:

They really are showing us around. Helen Marr & I are at Hotel waiting while girls bowl today. Having fun.

Blue Horizon Motor Hotel & Cabana Club - Miami Beach, Florida

Directly on the Ocean at 89th Street
2 Pools - 1 Heated Salt Water - 1 Fresh Water - Huge Private Sandy Beach - Completely Air Conditioned - Free (Self) Parking on Hotel Premises. Free TV in Every Room.

Pan American Printers, North Miami, Fla.
Number: S-70362L2-3

Sheraton Motor Inn - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

39th & Chestnut Streets
Philadelphia 1, Penna.
EV 6-9000
Old Heidelburg Lounge and Restaurant
Imported Beer on Tap
Entertainment nightly Monday thru Saturday.

Gilman Springs Golf Resort - Gilman Hot Springs, California

Gilman Springs Golf Resort - Gilman Hot Springs, California

"Everything Under The Sun"
Gilman Hot Springs, California
The swimming pool, a popular spot for young or old.

Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge - Madison, Wisconsin

Howard Johnson's Motor Lodge - Madison, Wisconsin

Located at Jct. Inst. 90 and Hwy. 151.
4822 East Washington Ave.
80 New Air-Conditioned Guest Rooms - Color Television - Heated Swimming Pool - Meeting and Conference Facilities - Near Capitol of Wisconsin and University - Station Wagon Transportation Available - Pets Allowed - Baby Sitters Available - Howard Johnson Restaurant Adjoining.

Mailed from Madison, Wisconsin to Mr. & Mrs. F. Ray of Detroit, Michigan on August 10, 1975:

Dear Fred, Verna, Joyce - Had good trip home, would have sent the room but no stamp. Were so glad to see all of you.
Love, Carter

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Holiday Inn - Eufaula, Alabama

U.S. Highway No. 82 at Riverside Drive
Swimming Pool - Air-conditioned - Restaurant - Free TV - Free Cable - Free Holidex Reservations The Eufaula Holiday Inn is located on a high bluff overlooking beautiful Lake Eufaula. Year round fishing and boating available. Annual Spring Pilgrimage of Eufaula's ante-bellum homes and Labor Day Water Festival.

Holiday Inn East - Mobile, Alabama

Battleship Parkway
On Mobile Bay near Battleships USS Alabama. Four miles East of downtown Mobile. A short drive to historic forts, museums, and world famous Bellingrath Gardens. A sportsman's paradise - Fishing and Hunting.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Claremont Hotel and Apartments - Seattle, Washington

Claremont Hotel and Apartments - Seattle, Washington

4th Ave. at Virginia (U.S. 99)
Seattle 1, Wash.
Phone: Main 8600
"A Home Away From Home"

Mailed from Seattle, Washington to Mrs. Orville Bryant of Xenia, Illinois on May 30, 1955:

May 30-55
Dear Daisy! Just to let you know that I am leaving for Fairbanks 1st June address Box 736. hoping to hear from you & Edith no doubt she is fine by now. I am fine but not contented,.
Love to all,
Louise B

The Vance Hotel - Seattle, Washington

7th & Stewart Street
Seattle 1, WN
One block from the Central Bus Depot. Conveniently located to the downtown shopping, theatrical and business District. Moderately priced rooms, excellent food.

Marcus Whitman Hotel - Walla Walla, Washington

Marcus Whitman Hotel - Walla Walla, Washington

Photo by Smith
Number: 2-131

Marcus Whitman Hotel - Walla Walla, Washington

Marcus Whitman Hotel
Walla Walla, Washington
Fireproof - Air Conditioned - Ultra Modern Rooms - Excellent Food.
Cocktail Lounge

Marcus Whitman Hotel - Walla Walla, Washington

Live in the lap of luxury and enjoy the Vitamin W.W. at the
Walla Walla, Wash.
The only fireproof and air conditioned hotel in southeastern Washington.
Ultra Modern Rooms - Excellent Food - Moderate Rates.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Colonial Hilton Inn - Northampton, Massachusetts

Colonial Hilton Inn - Northampton, Massachusetts

Jct. of Interstate 91 and U.S. 5
Northampton, Mass. 01060
The New Colonial Hilton Inn Featuring 130 Rooms with Color TV, Cocktail Lounge, Dining Room, Coffee Shop, Banquet and Meeting Rooms. The Glass-Domed Recreational Area includes a Swimming Pool, Putting Green and Saunas for Year Round Use. Just minutes from Downtown Springfield and in the Heart of the Connecticut River Valley Region.

Mailed from Hartford, Connecticut to Mrs. William B. Atwood c/o Toby Delovega of Smithtown, Long Island, New York on February 23, 1970:

Dear Mother & Vega's - A wonderful simulated Florida week-end. Everything just great, Swimming 3 times a day. Lots of children. Some rooms directly on pool area. Feel just out of this world.
Love, Frank & Marge

Ace Motel - Indianapolis, Indiana

Highly Recommended
On U.S. 40 East, and Junction 100 - City Limits
7201 E. Washington St.
Indianapolis 19, Indiana
FLeetwood 6-7227
New - Modern - Wall-to-Wall Carpeting - Tiled Combination Baths - Air-Conditioned - Free Television in Every Room - Telephones - Playground and Restaurant next door. AAA Approved. Recommended by Duncan Hines.

Dated Sept. 6, 1967

STATUS: Gone. A Pep Boys now resides at this address.

Friday, February 1, 2013

Hotel Wolcott - New York, New York

Hotel Wolcott - New York, New York

New York City
31st Street off Fifth Avenue

Hotel Wolcott - New York, New York

Mailed from Grand Central Station, New York to Mrs. Meade R. Tipton of Chicago, Illinois on September 14, 1922:

Dear Aunt Meade -
Here we are in this great big city. Had a wonderful time in Washington. Leaving for Boston to-day. Bess

Elizabeth Carteret Hotel - Elizabeth, New Jersey

Elizabeth Carteret Hotel - Elizabeth, New Jersey

"The Center of Town"
Elizabeth, New Jersey
One of the better hotels in New Jersey. Two hindered restful rooms, all with bath. The exquisite CARTERET ROOM for dining. Modern lounge-bar for cocktails. The most spacious banquet facilities in the state.

Twin-City Motel - Concord, North Carolina

Highways 29 & 601
North of Concord, N.C.
30 Fine Units. Air-Conditioning and TV
"A Home Away From Home"
3 Modern restaurants Nearby.
Telephones: ST 2-3618 - ST 2-3169

The Alexandria Hotel - Los Angeles, California

Alexandria Hotel - Los Angeles, California

Hotel Alexandria

Alexandria Hotel - Los Angeles, California

Famous Marble Lobby Alexandria Hotel - Los Angeles, California

"Everything New but the Name" The Masque Room at the Alexandria (Where most people go most) offers nightly entertainment by famous artists. Member of American Hotel Association, American Society of Travel Agents, AAA and Automobile Club of Southern California approved.

Alexandria Hotel - Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles 13, California
"Foremost on the Coast"
The Coffee Shop of the Alexandria offers unsurpassed service and fine food to the most discriminating traveler.
Member: American Hotel Association & American Society of Travel Agents. Approved by AAA & Automobile Club of Southern California.
Alexandria Hotel - Los Angeles, California

The Internationally Famous Hotel Alexandria

Alexandria Hotel - Los Angeles, California

The Alexandria is ideally located in downtown Los Angeles. 500 spacious rooms with bath at reasonable rates. Friendly atmosphere, Sun Deck. Drive-in garage. Convenient transportation. Only a fifteen minute drive to Hollywood on our great Freeway. Beautiful Cocktail Lounge and Coffee Shop.

Mailed from Los Angeles, California to Mrs. Dorothy Francis of Shawnee, Kansas on September 6, 1953:

Hi Mom,
It was sure good to hear your voice last night. I will have a letter following this in the aft. Take good care of your self.
Love, Paul

St. Anthony Hotel - San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio's largest, completely and continuously air-conditioned hotel. Conveniently located. Auto-lobby-garage within hotel, with registration desk and direct elevator service to each floor. Pictured on reverse side in the Sun Garden Roof.

Spaulding Hotel - Michigan City, Indiana

Route 12 and Just Off Route 20
A Modern Fireproof Hotel and Health Spa - 200 Rooms - Mineral Baths - Solarium - Sun Deck - Towne Club Dancing
Duncan Hines Recommended

Mailed from Michigan City, Indiana to Mr. & Mrs. Hy. Spencer Of Winston-Salem, North Carolina on July 7, 1957:

Hi - Well Gloria is Miss Indiana now & will stay up here until the Miss Amer. Contest. Darlene will her chaperone. We must be back in St. Pete - Sun. R.R.
We're in our new home. Come & Visit us soon.

Southern Hotel - Baltimore, Maryland

The Southern Hotel stands on the site on which once stood the famous Old Fountain Inn of Colonial days where General George Washington and his staff were entertained. It was one of the best known hostelries in this part of the Country and remained a land-mark until 1871. The following year the Carrollton Hotel was erected on the site, being quite up-yo-date for the times and named after Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last survivor of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence. The Carrollton Hotel was destroyed in the great Baltimore fire of 1904.

King Tower - Portland, Oregon

King Tower - Portland, Oregon

Portland's most dramatic, new hotel apartment...twelve stories of beauty, comfort, convenience for hotel or apartment residence. Rates begin at $6.25 single and $7.00 double. The finest address...the most spectacular view...the most comfortable design for living in Portland, Oregon

Hotel Annapolis/Manger Annapolis Hotel - Washington, D.C.

Hotel Annapolis - Washington, D.C.

11th-12th Sts. at H.
All Outside Rooms with Bath and Ice Water
Public Spaces and Bedrooms Air Conditioned
Rates from $2.00 Daily
Parking Without Extra Charge

There's a time stamp on the back with May 19, 1940 at 9:22 AM and a note addresses to Mrs. J.M. Peacock:

I life card here at Hotel Annapolis yesterday - no word. We are going out to Capitol at 9 this AM back at 4:30. If you don't find this, wait for us.

Hotel Annapolis - Washington, D.C.

One of Washington's most unique cocktail lounges. A veritable pleasure ship, featuring superb entertainment and beverages, in a realistic atmosphere of the sea.

Mailed from Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Milton Angel of Memphis, Tennessee on June 10, 1945:

June 10-45
Dear Dolly - Can you believe that I've been away from Nancy since May 24. Gerald & I are spending the weekend in Washington. We've really had a swell trip so far. Gerald gets a furlough when Herman comes home, this month we hope. Hope you & the family are okay.
Love - Liz.

E.C. Kropp

Manger Annapolis Hotel - Washington, D.C.

11th to 12th and H Streets, N.W.
Washington, S.C.
Located in the heart of downtown Washington. 400 rooms, with private bath, radio, circulating ice water and TV. 100% air-conditioned. Home of the popular SURF ROOM LOUNGE.

Printed on the back, but not mailed:
VAN ZILE TOUR GROUPS stay at the best hotels entertaining students.
Write us for descriptive folders and advise us of your preference at an early date to secure reservations at the hotel of your choice.
1721 Avenue
Rochester, NY. 14618

Manger Annapolis Hotel - Washington, D.C.
11th to 12th on H Streets, NW
Washington, D.C.
Surf Room Lounge
Designed with a novel nautical theme, the Surf Room resembles the lounge of a modern Luxury liner. Entertainment by a leading pianist.

Mailed from Washington, D.C. to Thelma Cross of Covington, Ohio on September 27, 1960:

I have stayed two nights here. Visited a lot of places of interest today. My feet are tired. Tonite we leave here for New York tomorrow afternoon some time. Hope all stay well at home. - Icy.