Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Close in downtown, 70 fully carpeted units, vented furnace and panel-ray heat. Air-cond. with refrigerated air, fully tiled baths, television, telephones, kitchenettes. Free radios in every room. 1401 N. Zangs Blvd. Tel. WO-5144
Witch's Light and Poolside Lounge
Grand Bahama Hotel
A Jack Tar Resort
West End, Grand Bahama Island
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1946
West Palm Beach, Florida
Beautifully modern GRAN-VIEW MOTEL and RESTAURANT situated on the St. Lawrence River, west of Ogdensburg, New York on Route 37. Located within a fifty mile radius of Ottawa, Canada's Capital, The Thousan Island and Adirondacks. Five minutes to direct crossing to Canada and twenty minutes driving distance to the St. Lawrence power and Seaway developments.
Air conditioned, television, phone service, organ music nightly.
Ph. Ogdsensburg 2530
Louis Williams, Prop. AAA Approved. Duncan Hines Recommended. A Quality Court.
Corner 1st Ave. at 2nd St. S.E.
Located two short blocks from Flagler and Bayfront Park - Close to Theatres, Churches and other downtown points of interest - Miami's large hotel with spacious ground-floor veranda for the enjoyment of guests.
Mailed from Miami, Florida to Jennie M. Palen of New York 3, New York on July 23, 1955:
Dear Jennie Palen:
Congratulations on the Virginia win! My own excitement was a $100 prize from the Poetry Society of South Carolina (members only), Yes, you are paid up through '55 & the summer issue should be ready about 1st of August as stated at bottom of last page of winter Chart. Will send it as soon as it is ready.
Best wishes -- S.W.T.
A C.T. Art-Colortone Card by Curt Teich
Air Conditioned, Vented Heat, TV, Tile Showers, Spacious Ground, Quality without extravagance.
Mr. & Mrs. Fred Handlin
Owners & Mgrs.
Phone RA 2-9145
5 minutes from Old Mexico
Frank B. Whaley Post Cards
GRACE CHURCH AND BUTTERFIELD HOUSE occupy the square on the east side of Genesee Street, between Elizabeth and Devereaux Streets. Grace Church is a fine edifice of sandstone, erected about 1863. The Butterfield House was built by and named for the first man to construct and operate a railway in New York State; it is four stories high, and is the leading hotel in Utica.
Mailed from New York to Mrs. J.E. Farr of Elvira, New York on April 13, 1908:
Reached here on time. F seems to be stand the trip all right. We leave here at 1:30 for L.P. arriving at 7:05. Much colder up here and there were a good many snow banks along the way.
U.S. #1 and 33rd Street
Vero Beach, Florida
Large, comfortable rooms. Air conditioned. Heated and TV. Large efficiencies with full kitchens. Self service Ice. Shuffleboard. Golf courses and fishing nearby. 5 minutes to Ocean Beaches and Shopping Center. Home of L.A. Dodgers.
Mailed from Hollywood, Florida to Mrs. M. Pavlov of Chicago, Illinois on July 27, 1970:
Made it. Weather ideal. Hope it will stay nice until Saturday. My sister's daughter is getting married. Gave up trying to reach you by phone. Will try when we get back.
Ella Andy & Laura
Completely Modern - Quiet, 300 feet back - Individual Heat Control - Tile Baths, Tubs & Showers - TV in Every Room. 24 Hour Restaurant & Service Station. U.S. Route 15, Avoca, N.Y. - 7 miles North of Bath, N.Y.
100 Miles South of Niagara Falls
Mr. & Mrs. Henry M. Stanton
Phone 9502 - Avoca, N.Y.
Frank J. Sprague, 137 Dwight Ave., Corning, N.Y.
497 So. Tamiami Trail, Venice, Florida
South Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41). Close to Restaurants, Shopping Area & Lake Venice Golf Club - 24 Large Beautifully Furnished Units - 12 G.E. All Electric Kitchens - Rooms Individually Air-Conditioned and Heated. Ceramic Tile Baths and Showers - TV - Putting Green - Large Tropically Landscaped Patio - Parking at your rear door. Recommended by Duncan Hines.
Mailed from Venice, Florida to Mrs. Ira Cottangim of Indianapolis, Indiana on November 18, 1960:
Here we are in Fla. 87 deg. We have been out looking for a place to live. No luck. This motel is ideal for a while, Maid service. We have 2 redroom, 1 kitchen. The flowers are just beautiful. We thik it is in Ind. Our colds are bitter, But the sun is so bright it hurts my head. More later.
Bers and Bill
Riehlcolor by Riehl Printing
Directly on the Ocean
6901 Collins Avenue - Miami Beach, Florida
Swimming pool, completely air-conditioned and heated - Coffee Shop - Free Parking - Free TV in rooms - Circulating Ice Water.
Pan American Printers
1130 E. Lincoln Way
Two Miles East of Auburn, Cali.
50 DeLuxe Units - Heated Pool - TV - Individually Controlled Heat and Air Conditioning - Room Phones - Next to Restaurants and Cocktail Lounges. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels
It's a Natural Color Card
Photo by L.E. Lindholm
1.5 Miles East of Auburn, Calif. 95603
on Interstate 80-U.S. 40
50 Deluxe Units - Heated Pool - TV - Individually Controlled Heat and Air Conditioning - Room Phones - Next to Restaurants and Cocktail Lounges. Member Best Western Motels. AAA Approved.
19411 Dix-Toledo Hwy. (U.S. 25) Wyandotte, Michigan
80 elegant rooms, Suites, Conference rooms, Kitchenetters. All air-conditioned, Telephones, 24 hour service, Howard Johnson's Restaurant, Free: TV, Hi-Fi radio, Swimming Pool, Chauffeur Service to Airports and Downtown Detroit, Helicopter Port. Management by Tom Murray Company.
Mailed from Wyandotte, Michigan to Mrs. J.C. Wessling of Carroll, Iowa on August 7, 1958:
Dear Aunt Bertha:
We skipped Chicago and decided to stay in Detroit, Michigan, our old home. Thanks very much for the nice homecoming. Everything was swell. Enjoyed seeing all the folks and so did Ida & the girls. - Ed
Walter Wong Photographer
U.S. Route 1
Biscayne Boulevard at 77th Street
Fresh Water Pool - Sun Patio - Sun Balconies - Coffee Shop - Dining Room - Fully equipped Kitchenettes and Game Room - Cocktail Lounge - Air-Conditioned and Heated - Free Parking on Premises - TV IN EVERY ROOM. Fishing from our own boat docks, also boat docks, also boat ramp - Member of ATA - American Express credit cards honored - AAA - Miami Chamber of Commerce.
545 North Atlantic Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Florida
The prestige address - Directly on the Ocean. Direct Ocean view from every apartment. Swimming pool. Patio. Shuffleboard. Private balconies. Elevator/ Switchboard. Central heat. Recreation room. Fireproof. Daily maid service. One and two bedroom and Riviera apartments. Hotel rooms. AAA Approved.
Mailed from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to John & Marilyn Hader of Cincinnati, Ohio on September 30, 1955:
The plane ride was wonderful. Imagine it took 3 hours and 5 minutes to fly from home to Miami! See you soon.
AAAA - Associated Accommodations Across America
"Always a Friendly Welcome"
In City limits on U.S. #1
100% Air Conditioned - Hot Water Heated - Swimming Pool - Tiled Showers - Room television (Optional) - Restaurants Nearby.
Mailed from Daytona Beach, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. P. Grimm of South Bend, Indiana on December 26, 1961:
Hi Mammy & Papy,
We are on our way home. Received a call last nite from Jeannette telling us that Alice Marion's wife had a stroke & the doctors say there is no hope for her - She is in St. Joe Hospital - I hope all is well with you.
Love, Spike & Felice
Sterling's - Melbourne, Florida
You are always welcome at the GLO MOTEL
Located 1 1/2 miles north of Danville, Illinois on State Route 1 - U.S. 136. We have complete Air Conditioned units, hot water heat, soft water, television, private telephone, private baths and radios. AAA Approved
Illinois Advertising Company, Danville, Illinois
229 Gulf View Boulevard
Right on SUNNY CLEARWATER BEACH, FLORIDA
Furnished apartments overlooking the beach. Gleaming kitchenettes. Beautiful tile baths. Walk-in closets. Electric heat and air-conditioning. TV. Private parking. Heated swimming pool. Shuffleboard. AAA Approved.
Dick Prokes, and Don Armstrong, Owners-Mgrs.
Pure Color by Ward Beckett
A Koppel Card
Glacier National Park consists of 1,534 square miles of territory. Its mountains, piled in picturesque confusion, present the roughest, shaggiest and most primitive block of alpine wilderness in the Rockies.
An Eckco-Chrome Reproduction
Photo by Great Northern Railway
An E.C. Kropp Card
Fireproof & Modern
Alaska's Finest Hotel
Comfort Without Extravagance
Mailed from Ketchikan, Alaska to Roy McKillips of Harrington, Washington on July 17, 1937:
Send me that assignment here - I expect to sell the lease while I'm here. Mail it to me at Ketchikan, Alaska
I'm fine - feeling better
H.G. Brace & Co.
10500 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island
St. Petersburg 6, Florida
Directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Motel Units, Suites & Efficiencies. Room Phones, TV, Air-Conditioned, Daily Maid Service. Heated Pool, Shuffleboard, Barbecue Grille. Near Shopping Centers & Restaurants. Color TV in Recreation Room. Children Welcome. Open Year 'Round. Member of Diner's Club, American Express, Hilton Carte Blanche. AAA Approved.
"Resort Living at its Best"
Located One Square South of Your Nation's Capitol Dome
Traditional Hospitality - New Colonial Furnishings
Rates: European $2 to $4; American $4 to $6 - Fire Proof Garage.
AAA Approved. Endorsed by Ask Mr. Foster, An Automobile Blue Book and Mixer's Motor Maps and Tours Member
On a beautiful 27 hole public golf course. Palm Springs, Calif. - 2095 No. Indian Ave. In the George Diamond Hotel.
In upper left corner is shown George Diamond preparing a steak before one of his open charcoal broilers
"A Paradise Island in the Desert"
Casual living under blue skies and silver stars. Adjacent to Palm Springs' golf course.
4200 Palm Canyon Drive East
Palm Springs, California
Fran Hurt Color Productions, Inc.
Laguna Beach, CA
A Koppel Color Card
On Treasure Island's Golden Mile
12501 Gulf Boulevard
One of Treasure Island's newest motels. Air-conditioned. Electric heat. Free TV. Gulf beach privileges. Efficiency apartments and motel room. Two blocks from John's Pass, famous fishing center.
Ward Beckett & Co.
A Koppel Card
Mailed from Montgomery, Alabama to Mrs. S. L. Leyon of Palatka, Florida on November 15, 1909:
Left Birmingham yesterday and stopped over to see this place and we are now leaving for New Orleans. Will write you from there. Nina
Made in Germany
Published by T.J. Mattox Cig. & Tob. Co., Montgomery, Alabama
Located on U.S. Highway 41
2 miles North of Henderson, Ky.
5 miles South of Evansville, Ind.
38 cottages with private garages, steam heat, tile baths, air-conditioned in Summer, radios, room service. Restaurant serving excellent food. Near Audubon State Park.
Tichnor Quality Views
Finest in Motel Comfort
2275 Stewart Ave. SW, Calhoun 1959
U.S. Highway 41-19 Business
Cafes Nearby - Stop Once - You'll Stop Again
Mailed from Atlanta, Georgia to Mr. & Mrs. C. Mertins of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin on April 10, 1955:
We're staying in the Pent-house of this motel tonight. Some class. Explored lookour Mt. this afternoon. Saw a bad head on collision today.
A Tichnor Quality View
Number hidden by stamp
Mailed from San Francisco, California to Mrs. J.S. Smith of Burley, Idaho on July 3, 1924:
This is the hotel we were in when you were here.
Pacific Novelty Co.
Made in America by Edward Mitchell
At the foot of the luxurious St. Francis Hotel is this beautiful green park. Below the surface of the park is the world's largest underground parking lot. It can accommodate 1700 cars and occupies four levels.
On the Park in Downtown Fulton
South First at Academy Sts.
Every facility for year 'round enjoyment. Luxurious air-conditioned rooms. Executive suites. 20 minutes from New York Thruway via Exits 38 or 39. AAA Approved. American Express Accepted
Mailed from Fulton, New York to Master Dennis Powell of Franklin, Ohio on May 5, 1965:
Dear Dennis -
I hope you have a Happy Birthday. We will see Carl & Judy Wednesday. Love, Mrs. Baxter
On Hwy. 14 & U.S. 395, 1/2 mile south of Lone Pine, California
At the gateway to Mt. Whitney and Death Valley, the highest and lowest points in 48 states - 56 guest rooms -- Heated swimming pool - Color TV - Direct dial phones - In-room coffee.
Located at the Int. of Highways 7-27 & 22
"Blessed With Southern Hospitality"
Luxurious Units - Ultra Modern Restaurant - Large Swimming Pool - Golf
Nestled between Mt. Nebo and Petit Jean State Parks in the beautiful Arkansas River Valley near Lake Dardanelle.
VACATIONLAND LAND U.S.A.
MWM Color-Litho Bursheen
LAS VEGAS HACIENDA - Only the Hacienda offers all rooms at $10 a day and a nite-lited golf course with a $5,000 Hole-In-One Jackpot. For the kiddies, the Hacienda's 1/4 Midget Race track is open daily with 1/4 midget cars available. The 3-in-1 Olympic-size Swimming Pool is the largest hotel pool in Nevada.
One of Sarasota's Finest
28 modern units with TV, tile baths, steam heat and air conditioning. 14 overnite and 14 efficiency apartments. 2601 So. Tamiami Trail, U.S. 401-301, Sarasota, Florida.
Fred House, Owner
Mailed from Sarasota, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. Gorin Kramer of Rockport, Indiana on May 1, 1969:
Got to here Sunday 3PM. Be Home Friday.
Oz Denney Color Productions, P.O. Box 12767, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Made by Dexter Press
The Beautiful New
FOUR WINDS MOTEL
Hwy. 287 West - Phone MO 3-2773
For your comfort, Television, Radios, Music piped to each room, wall-to-wall carpeting, Ceramic Tile Baths. Also refrigerated Air-Conditioning. Across the street south from Dutche's New, Modern Restaurant.
John A. Stryker
2500 Carlisle NE.
Albuquerque, NM 87110
300 Rooms - Finest Banquet Facilities - Year-round Swimming - A New Standard of Elegance. Member of the Best Western Motels.
Photos by Dick Kent
2061 Gulf to Bay Blvd., U.S. Hwy. 60
Quiet, Comfortable and Cool - Open Year 'Round - Overnight and Efficiency Units - Individually Controlled Heat and Air Conditioning - Full Tile Baths with Tub-Shower - TV in Every Unit - All Paved Parking - Shuffleboard - 10 Minutes from Beach, Golf Course and Church - Restaurants Handy.
Duke Crawford, Nation Wide Photo Adv. P.O. Box 981, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Made by Dexter Press
Monday, February 27, 2017
3 miles north of Jesup, Ga., on U.S. Route No. 301. Modern Rooms with Hear, Air Conditioning and TV. 3 Blocks from Howard Johnson Restaurant.
Phone: Jesup GArden 7-3315
Parlin Color Co., Toms River, N.J. and Daytona Beach, Fla.
Dr. N.B. Burch - H.A. Burch, Owners. Call of write for reservations. 1622 Central Ave. - U.S. Highway No. 7. Telephone 4725. Rates by Day or Week. Adequate Parking Space. Recently Constructed - Modern - Telephone in All Rooms. This Court-Hotel offers regular hotel accommodations - Beauty designed Kitchenette Apts. - Separate Cottages - 24 hour desk service - Daily Maid - bellman service. Air-Conditioned and Ceiling Fans. Coffee Shop - Beauty Salon. AAA and Duncan Hines Recommended.
Mailed from Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas to Mrs. Arnold Wolf of Fort Wayne, Indiana on April 9, 1954:
Dear Lillie -
Whitey is much better today. The Dr. says he can start his baths again tomorrow. Not so hot here today - just nice & Warm & Sunny. Hope all are OK there. Love to all. Hazel.
Silvercraft by Dexter Press
A corner of our spacious lobby where you can spend many comfortable hours with your friends acquired at Forest Lake.
A charming old English Inn in beautiful Forest Hill Gardens, L.I. near Continental Ave. and Queens Blvd., Queens. Only fifteen minutes to Pennsylvania Station on the Long Island Railroad or subway to Grand Central Zone; ten minutes to La Guardia and twelve minutes to Idlewild International Airport. Quiet, comfortable Rooms and Apartments. Excellent Banquet Facilities and several beautiful rooms for Dining, Cocktails and Dancing.
Writing on the back:
Will you please inform us if you will have a vacancy for an overnight stay sometime during the week of Sept. 16th.
U.S. Route 222 - 6 Miles South of P.A. T.P/Lancaster-Reading Interchange
Bird's-eye view of our beautiful POOL and Patio. Our Motel units are exquisitely furnished in your choice of French Provincial, Italian or Danish Modern. Each room has a private balcony, private dressing area and ceramic tile bath. RCA Television and individually controlled temperature and Air-Conditioning.
James E. Hess
1 Mile South on U.S. Highways 19, 28 & Alt. 27
18 units, Heated and Air-Conditioned, Phones in rooms. Free TV. Owned & Operated by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Hall
Mailed from Old Town, Florida to Mrs. Clyde Stanford of Panama City, Florida on February 25, 1963:
Dear Lois - You were right there was a big nail in our tire. We surely did appreciate your husband changing our tire - but I do believe I could do it by my self now. Hope you all had a nice visit in Mobile - we are spending the night here - Love Gladys
Holloway Photo Service, Gainesville, Fla.
Made by Dexter
Mitchell, South Dakota
On Route to Black Hills and Yellowstone
S.W. edge on U.S. 16 and 37 or 16A through city route over new viaduct and shopping area. 20 units very attractively furnished - Air Conditioned by refrigeration - central heat - shower baths and beauty rest mattresses. Owned and operated by Mr. and Mrs. Paul R. Rudolph. AAA Approved. Recommended by Duncan Hines.
U.S. Hwy. No. 1 at North Limits of Jacksonville, Fla. in the shade of the pines. Innerpsring mattresses - tile showers - radios - excellent cross-ventilation. Good restaurant adjoining court. 16 rooms - accommodations from 1 to 8 persons per cabin. Close to salt and fresh water fishing and finest of ocean beaches.
Mailed from Vero Beach, Florida to Mr. Clay E. Connell of Los Altos, California on August 19, 1958:
I collect coins, stamps, snaps, slide and will trade dup. coins.
Charles E. Caldwell
Vero Beach, Florida
Natural Color Card by E.C. Kropp Co.
4th Street and 24th
A beautiful highway Hotel with complete Hotel service including telephone in each room, Swimming Pool. AAA Approved.
Other outstanding Highway Hotels:
Town House, 1223 South Michigan Blvd., Chicago, Ill.
FRONTIER HOTEL, 1600 North 10th Street, McAllen, Texas
FLAMINGO HOTEL, 2501 E. Van Buren, Phoenix, Arizona
FLAMINGO HOTEL, Stone and Marble, Tucson, Arizona
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