Friday, February 24, 2017
Route 96 - Victor, New York
1/4 Mile South of Thruway Exit 45
Phone WA 4-4341
RESTAURANT ON PREMISES
Free TV - Hot Water Heat - Air Conditioned - Full Tubs and Showers - Wall-to-Wall Carpeting
Carhart Photo Service, Inc., Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse
Plastichrome by Colourpicture
Mailed from Pine Valley, California to Mr. Elmer Hayward of Willoughby, Ohio on October 28, 1954:
Oct. 27 - This is the first place we stopped to have breakfast ham & egg. It in the mts. it is awful rocky nothing but rocks and stone. Some trees but it is pretty up here. Sun very bright nice and warm. Gee it sure is nice to see the sun shining all the time. Well so long. Will write later. Ma & Hon.
Lower Matecumbe Key, Florida Keys
6 Units & Apts. - Swimming - Boats - Boat Ramp - Air Cond. - Dock
Owners-Managers: Joc & Mae Wallace
C. Hettesheimer, 6710 12th Street, Tampa, Florida
1010 East College on U.S. 90, Clean, Comfortable and Most Modern, Air-cooled, Heated with Natural Gas, Tile Floors, Maple Furniture. Information of Evangeline, Emmeline Labiche, the famous tragic romance of "Evangeline." Longfellow's Poem. Longfellow's Park about 15 miles. Also gift shop - Lafayette, La. Phone: 3070W & 9113.
R.C. Shaul, Chicago, Illinois
Quickway Exit 104
Tel. Monticello 1524
Hospitality in the old tradition - facilities in the modern manner.
Max Schwartz Co.
Worth Driving To - On U.S. 112 (25911 Michigan Ave.) Just 2 1/2 miles West of Dearborn's Greenfield Village and Ford Plant. Only 1 mile west of U.S. 24. New ultra modern 20 units with electric radiant heat - TV - Telephone. Tub and shower bath in each unit. For reservations Phone Logan 3-4401. A Quality Court.
Cardcraft Greetings Company, Wayne, Michigan
25 Deluxe Units - West edge of business district - Steam Heated - Refrigerated Air Conditioning. Wm. Fahnestock, Mgr.
AAA Approved. Recommended by Duncan Hines.
ERIN PLAZA COURT - Ogallala, Nebraska 200 mi. West
ERIN RANCHO MOTEL - Grand Island, Nebraska 100 Mi. East
ERIN SWISS MOTEL - Fremont, Nebraska 100 Mi. East
L.S. "Pat" Murphy, Owner.
Harold L. Pespeshil, Sioux City, Iowa
Made by Dexter Press
Thursday, February 23, 2017
U.S. 25 and Ky. 21
In the heart of Berea, Ky.
A motel of distinction overlooking the foothills of the Cumberland Mountains. 28 units - Fireproof - Air Conditioned.
Lusterchrome by Tichnor Bros.
In town, south on Alt. U.S. #27 less than 5 minutes off the truck and heavy traffic highway in a quiet spot for a real night's rest. Very large rooms tastefully decorated and furnished. Tiled Baths. SWIMMING POOL. Practice putting Green, Sun Patio, Near Singing Tower, Cypress Hardens, The Great Masterpiece, Passion Play, Golfing and Fishing. Good restaurants nearby. One of the finest motels in central Florida. AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.
Mailed from Lake Wales, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. Fred Cracker of Wilmington, Delaware on February 26, 1973:
This is where we are staying. Have not had warm weather. Willard & Mary
Morse's Photo, Lake Wales, Florida
A Koppel Card
700 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, Penna. 17013
Of classic Georgian architecture., the motel has 104 extra large rooms, including impressive executive suites - all luxuriously furnished, complete with color TV. Also banquet rooms, swimming pool, gift shop. Restaurant is open 7 days a week.
EXIT #16 FOR PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE AND INTERSTATE 81.
Rts. 1 and 3
Ellsworth, Maine 04605
Near restaurants, shopping centers. 18 miles to Acadia National Park and Blue Nose Ferry. Direct route to Canada and Maritime Provinces. AAA Approved. Bob & Ruth Kane.
Mailed from Bangor, Maine to Mr. David R. Mohme of St. Charles, Missouri on June 12, 1982:
Thank you very much for the great postcards. Will send you some as soon as I get some. Texas and Louisiana look like great places to visit.
Thanks again for the cards.
Photo by Ed Elvidge
Acadia Photo Scenics, Bar Harbor, Me.
Indiana's finest motor hotel with completely new facilities for groups, businessmen and families. Only 3 miles from the Toll Road in downtown Elkhart - center of the shopping and theater district. Completely air-conditioned. Free overnight parking. Dine in famous Redwood Room and 24 hour Coffee Shop. 200 beautifully furnished rooms.
Michigan & Livernois (U.S. 112)
Detroit 10, Michigan
Telephone - TAshmoo 5-1669
Detroit's newest & most modern Motel. 5 minutes from downtown Detroit. Beautifully furnished, wall to wall carpet, completely air conditioned. Television, Hi-Fi Music, phone in every room, switchboard, room and valet service. Tiled baths, with shower doors, colored ceramic tile fixtures - Coffee shop - ample parking.
Make the Eldorado Your Home Away From Home.
Mailed from Detroit, Michigan to Lowell E. Bauder of Loves Park, Illinois on October 17, 1957:
Ray & Miriam Loomis - Managers
Pub by Walter Studio, 585 Southfield, Lincoln Park, Mich. DUnkirk 3-9135
7002 Harry Hines Blvd.
10 Minutes Downtown
36 Units Air Conditioned
Some with Television
Radio - Telephone in each room
Panel Ray Heat
Nationwide Post Card by East-Texas Engraving
2301 4th St. No. Phone 5-9813
St. Petersburg 4, Florida
21 units with Private Ceramic Tiled Baths - Television and Air-Conditioning in each room - Central Hot Water Heat - Located between Two restaurants - Close to Business District
Parking at your door
Mr. & Mrs. D.R. Thomas, Owner-Operators
Mailed from St. Petersburg, Florida to Everett Kerling of Louisville, Kentucky on June 1, 1961:
Thank you for staying with us while you were in St. Petersburg and we hope to see you again soon. - Mr. & Mrs. D.R. Thomas
Kirkpatrick Photos, St. Petersburg, Florida
Made by Dexter
2318 4th St. South
On State Hwy. 687
St. Petersburg, Florida
Apartments and Rooms
3 Rooms and bath apts. All electric kitchen. Hot water heat. New and modern in every respect. Rates by day, week or season.
R.L. Guttridge, Mgr.
Mailed from Fernandina Beach, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. Clinton Krout in Quakertown, Pennsylvania on July 5, 1967:
We arrive safe hot like up their but have air conditioner in Dorothy & family and in the car. Hope to see you soon. Ellen & Harry
Metropolitan Post Card Co.
Located 3 miles south of Eldon, Mo., on Highway 54. Individual brick cottages, one and two bedrooms. Filtered water swimming pool - Children's pool - Sun patio - Playground.
Phone EXpress 2-5510
Lawrence and Biselx, Owners
1300 W. Van Buren U.S. 80
90 Units - 39 Kitchen Apartments
Lovely sheltered pool - lobby, newsstand, phones in rooms, room television and radios. Reservations advisable. Our friends keep us busy. Phone AL 8-1577. AAA Approved
Phoenix Specialty Advertising Co.
Four minutes West of Fairfield, Ill. on Highway 45 and 15. Adjoining Standard Service St. Twenty-five units, telephone, free TV, ht water heat, tile showers, cafe and dining room. AAA and Duncan Hines approved. Earl and Wilma Shehorn, managers and owners. Phone 2178.
Hammack Studio, Fairfield, Illinois
205 Main Street
Bullhead City, Arizona
Beautiful Big Rooms, Cable Color TV. Refrigerators, Phones, Pool, Free Coffee. 2 Blocks from free Casino ferryboats, free bus over Davis Dam to Casinos. Golfing, shopping, exploring, hunting, fishing, boating, skiing, dining & dancing, swimming & gambling.
3000 Redwood Highway, South U.S. 101
1 3/4 Miles South of Santa Rosa, California
Individual Heating. Carpeting throughout. Kitchenettes
Member of AAA, Best Western Motels and Redwood Empire Association
This attractive modern Motel, located on Route 5 at Vernon, New York, three miles from exit 33 of the New York State Thruway, is situated at the entrance to beautiful Vernon Downs. This attractively furnished Motel caters to a discriminating clientele from April to November...restaurants nearby. Frank & Trudy Morrissey
Mailed from Utica, New York to Ed Sackett of Mt. Dora, New York on March 30, 1965:
Arrive home Tues. eve safely. Roads & weather were great. Dread the work facing us. Hope to open by next weekend. Snow showers predicted next week. Love, Frank & Trudy,
Santa Barbara, Calif.
336 W. Cabrillo Blvd.
Phone: WOodland 2-0117
On The Beach
32 units in one of California's finer motor hotels - offering singles - doubles - suites and apts. Heated and filtered pool. Complimentary TV and Radios. Unusually good food in our own restaurant. AAA and Auto Club of California Approved.
Plastichrome by Colourpicture
"On the Beach - across from Yacht Harbor"
336 W. Cabrillo Blvd., Santa Barbara, CA
Phone: WOodland 5-6556
Restaurant and Bar: Open Daily. Unusually good food for the entire family. Motel: A delightful place to stay. 40 Singles, Doubles, Suites and Apts., TV, Radio and Phone in every unit. Large Pool, heated and filtered.
Pan American Highway 81-83
The Friendly Gateway to Mexico.
Modern, quiet, air-cooled rooms.
Tile Floors and Showers.
Some rooms with Kitchenettes.
Relaxation for all guests.
Mr. & Mrs. C.L. Kennedy, Owner and Manager
John S. Lauder Co.
Located ten blocks north of downtown Fort Collins, Colorado, on U.S. Highway 287.
42 units. designed for the complete comfort of our guests with the ultimate in comfortable furnishing - excellent dining room and snack bar - heated swimming pool and sun deck - free 21" television in all rooms - refrigeration air-conditioning - thermostatically controlled heat.
Beautifully furnished, Wall-to-Wall Carpeting, Tile Baths, with Tub & Shower. Thermo-Controlled Heat, Air-Conditioned
Restaurant Near Motel
Telephones - TV - Radios
AAA Approved. AMHA Approved
Mailed from Tucson, Arizona to Mr. and Mrs. Henry Haven & Shirley of Thompson, Iowa on March 6, 1958:
Dear Fern, Hank & Shirley -
Should be sending you greetings from Tucson, but don't have one now. Left last Thurs. got here Sun. A lot of ice & snow on way out. Wanted to call you & get you folks along out, but things were so indefinite with us we didn't know for sure where we'd go & even if we'd go. Oscar & Agnes fine. Tucson lovely (as usual). Got to be back to work next Thurs so we will probably leave here Sun. or Monday. Sure wish you were here.
Greetings from us. Norris & Margaret.
MWM Color-Litho Busheen
1226 W. Main (U.S. Hwy. 60-70-80-89)
A beautiful guest motel - 20 units - individually controlled heat; Refrigeration - Television - Tiled Private Baths - Housekeeping or Overnites - Room Phones.
GREEN PATIO - SHUFFLE BOARDS
Bruce and Fern Teeters, owners
Phone WO 4-6585
"Conveniently located in the heart of Mesa"
Color Photo by Bob Van Luchene
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
El Matador Lounge of the Fiesta Motor Lodge
3080 - 34th Street North, St. Petersburg 13, Florida
Featuring entertainment nightly at the piano bar...the finest in drinks and our special complimentary hot hors d'oeuvre. Hours from 5-7 P.M. daily, except Sunday. Phone HE 5-1414
Leo Koppell - Ernst Studio, St. Petersburg, Fla.
A Koppel Card
388 air conditioned rooms - 18 hole Championship Golf Course - Superb Restaurants - Swingin' Cocktail Lounges - Unique Night Club - 3 Swimming Pools - Tennis Courts - All Water Sports - 75-Boat Marine - Complete Health & Spa Pavilion.
406 West Ojai Ave.
TV - Phone - Air Conditioned - Heated Pool - AAA Approved - Kitchens. Your Hosts, The Stones
AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels. American Express & The Diners' Club Accepted.
Distinctive Charcoal Broiled Steaks, Chops, Chicken and Selected Seafoods
Night Entertainment - Your Hosts: Eugene Mueller
In the Modern EDWARD JAMES RESORT HOTEL
11750 Gulf Blvd. - Treasure Island
St. Petersburg 6, Florida
HOWARD A. SNYDER, Manager
AAA Approved. Duncan Hines Recommended, American Express - Carte Blanche - Diners Club
A Koppel Card
Trailer Park & Over Night Campers.
Junction of Alaska & Hart Highway
1725 Alaska Ave.
Dawson Creek, B.C.
DI's Pizza, Steak & Licensed Premises
Route 55 - 313 Manchester Rd.
Poughkeepsie, New York 12603
4 Miles West of Taconic Parkway
1 Mile from Vassar College
This luxurious motor inn, with Hollywood Pool, Shuffleboard, Children's Playground, Cocktail Lounge and Restaurant. Completely soundproof and fireproof. Completely soundproof and fireproof. Modern control panel by each bed. TV. Minutes to Vassar or Baird Golf Courses. Air Conditioned - 122 Units
Overlooking Beautiful Lake Superior
2330 London Road
Only 20 blocks from downtown on U.S. Hwy. 61 North. Room phones and free TV. Complimentary Continental Breakfast. Individual Thermostats - Hot Water Heat - Bridal Suites - Connecting Rooms - Free Cribs - Private Patio for sunning or relaxation. Telephone RA 2-1465. 40 Units. AAA Approved.
Gallagher's Studio of Photography
John and Eleanor Barger, Owners
The Magnificent New
EDGEWATER BEACH MOTEL APTS.
631 North Shore Drive, St. Petersburg, Fla.
Luxurious bedroom apts., efficiencies, hotel rooms. Telephones, tile baths, all-electric kitchens, air-conditioned, heated. 550 feet of parking, conference room, fishing docks, barbecue, fresh water heated pool, exciting new lounge. 63 Units all with TV.
Jack Senningsen, 3831 49th Ave. No., St. Pete., Fla.
A Koppel Card
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
4801 W. Colfax - Denver 4, Colorado
6 Minutes west of State Capitol, A resort-like atmosphere, Heated Swimming Pool, Dining Room and Cocktail Lounge, Banquet Rooms, Texaco Service Station, Gift Shop, 40 rooms, air-conditioned, phones and complimentary TV, in all rooms.
Sleep tight, America.
Econo-Travel Motor Hotels - First class rooms at economy prices. Air conditioned. Free television. Deluxe mattresses. Full bath. Telephone. Electric Heat. Large rooms. Free directory available in our lobby.
Rt. 4 Box 105A
Staunton, Virginia 24401
I-95 and NC 211
100 Luxurious Rooms. Swimming Pool, Color TV, Cablevision, Free HBO, Direct Dial Phone, Restaurant. Major Outlet Stores of North Carolina Next Door.
On U.S. 10 -
5502 East Sprague
Spokane 63, Washington
Forty modern units, hot water and electric heat. Sleeping rooms and kitchenette apartments. Ten minutes from City's center. Quiet and restful off the Highway. Telephone: KEystone 5-2416
A splash of autumn color adds to the beauty of EASTOVER, year-round recreational resort. Full sports facilities and entertainment round out a day of activity.
The Berkshires' most complete year-round resort, with all recreational activities at all seasons of the year. Outdoor pool and heated year-round indoor pool. One of the East's outstanding resorts for young people.
"Top of the East" This magnificent new glass-walled roof-top lounge provides a panoramic view unsurpassed! See Southern Maine's rock-bound coast, Casco Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, majestic Mt. Washington in New Hampshire. Exciting "after dark" view of the city's myriad of lights, ships in the harbor and beacon lights of nearby lighthouses. Beautifully appointed, a favorite gathering place for both area residents and visitors. Home of the famous "Top Brass" Luncheon Club. A must if you are in Portland!
Your Hosts, The Dunfey Family
Color Masters, Inc., 475 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y.
21055 Gratiot (U.S. 25)
1 block B. of 8 Mile (M 102)
East Detroit, Michigan
Phone PRescott 2-1300 for reservations
Minutes from Downtown Detroit, close to the Industrial Area and Large Shopping Centers. Phones, Air-Conditioned, Carpeted, Free TV, Complimentary Continental Breakfast, the Best of Beds and Clean, Comfortable Rooms. Reasonable Rates. 42 Units. AAA Approved.
Plastichrome by Colourpicture
U.S. Routes 40 and 13 - 3 Mi. South of Delaware Memorial Bridge
NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE
Large rooms, fully carpeted - Private tile baths - Hot Water Heat, controlled by Thermostat in each room.
Howard Johnson Restaurant on premises.
Recommended by Quality Courts United and AAA
Telephone: New Castle 8-7570
AAA Approved. A Quality Court
James E. Hess
Miami, Florida's foremost office building. The first of its kind in the world, this tri-purpose structure includes the DuPont Plaza Hotel and the Architects Bureau.
9820 East Hi-way 60
Blythe, Calif. 92225
32 deluxe rooms and family units. East of downtown Blythe. Refrigeration - Individually controlled. Room phones, Queen size beds, Tub and shower combinations. Cable TV. Heated Pool. Excellent fishing and Water Skiing. Boat and Rental Trailer Parking. All major credit cards.
California Color Photos
A Koppel Card
"Your Host in Fort Worth, Texas"
Highways 287-81-377-183 and Interstate 35
Restaurant, Spacious Rooms, Television, Air Conditioning, Heated Pool. Four Minutes to Downtown, Twenty Minutes to Six Flags. 2520 Northeast 28th Street.
Strykers' Western Fotocolor
Anchor Color - Fort Worth
443 No. Indian River Drive
Jensen Beach, Florida
Include Motel rooms and efficiencies to accommodate two or three and large three room apartments, for two to six person. Modern kitchens, tile baths and tub and shower, and large closets, Air-conditioning - TV - Heat - Fishing dock - restaurants nearby.
Mailed from Jensen Beach, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. B. Apanowicz of Brockton, Massachusetts on March 26, 1972:
Back for 2nd time. Bought a lot and stat to build Mon. 3 months will move here. Beautiful lot 3rd from water. And what a view. Our plans for home are beautiful. The weather warm shorts & bikini weather. Just like we like it. Nor mote bundling up in winter coast.