Monday, February 28, 2011
Sunday, February 27, 2011
570 34th Street, North
St. Petersburg, Florida
Centrally located among the finest of restaurants, shopping centers and entertainment. All within convenient walking distance. Free TV and air-conditioning.
Saturday, February 26, 2011
420 N.E. Holladay Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97232
Luxurious accommodations at reasonable rates. Sauna Baths with Lounges - interior therapy pool - Color TV in all rooms - Built-in Bars in all suites - Jolly King Restaurant on premises.
Friday, February 25, 2011
GATEWAY TO THE NATION'S CAPITAL
382 Rooms plus Convention Facilities to 700
Revolving "Sky Dome Lounge" - Live Entertainment
Penthouse Restaurant - Free Covered Parking
Coffee Mill - Library Lounge - Rooftop Year Round Pool and Saunas - Color TV - Touch Tone Direct Phones - Adjacent to National Airport and Pentagon - Near major points of interest.
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Restaurant - Indoor Heated Pool - Soft Water - Refr. Air Conditioning - Background Music - Free TV - Individual Direct Dial Phones. Member of the Best Western Motels.
Modern Spacious Units - Kitchenettes. Overnight and Weekly Rates. Tub and Shower Combination - Guest Controlled Heat and Free TV,
Francis & Margaret Richcreek
Near the famous Tahquamenon Falls and Toonerville Trolley. Excellent Fishing & Area. New, Spacious Motel Units - Controlled Heat - Beauty Rest Mattresses - Wall to Wall Carpeting - Free TV. Walking Distance to Restaurants. Open Year 'Round. Phone 787.
Traverse City, Mich. 49684
On the Beautiful Miracle Mile, Traverse City, Mich. One mile north of city limits on U.S. 31. Large, well furnished rooms, tile baths, excellent beds, electric baseboard heat, free TV, shuffleboard and courtesy coffee. Walking distance to State Park and Sugar San Beaches. Restaurants nearby. Owner-Mgrs. - Ron & Terri Jones
One of the World's Finest
Located in the heart of Washington, D.C.
Connecticut Avenue and Calvert Street, N.W. Overlooking beautiful Rock Creek Park. Home of the Palladian Room, the Blue Room, and the world famous outdoor dining and dancing Terrace. Swimming pool and patio. Ample parking facilities.
Mailed from Washington, S.C. to Helen Rocco of Vineland, New Jersey on May 29, 1966:
Earl J. Rehrmann
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
12 modern heated units, each with private Baths. Open all year. 15 minutes to Braves' Field and 20 minutes from downtown. Virgil & Frances Scott, owners - phone HOpkins 1-4578. AAA Approved.
4 Blocks West on Highway 50
12 Units - Private and Connecting Baths - Wall to Wall Carpets - Electric Heat - Air-Conditioned - Tile Showers - Innerspring Mattresses - Stone Building - Insulated and Weather Stripped. 300 Feet Off 4 Lane Highway, Quiet, Rest and Homelike. AAA Approved. Phone 399
Hot Springs, N.C.
Offers complete new and modern accommodations. All rooms have private tile baths, cross ventilation. Cool in summer, heated in winter. Elevation 2000 ft. Site of famous natural hot springs.
Phone 113 - P.O. Box 215
Monday, February 21, 2011
"Taos outstanding motel," located withing 2 miles of the famous Taos Pueblo.
Kiva Coffee Shop
Heated Swimming Pool on Sun Terrace
Kachina Art Gallery - Zuni Cocktail Lounge - Hopi Dining Rooms - TV and Phone in Rooms - Wall to Wall Carpet
Arcade of Shops
For Reservation Telephone 75-8-2275
Mailed from Show Low, Arizona to Mr. & Mrs. John Walker of Olivet, South Dakota on May 15, 1963:
Hi! Guess Who?
Having a lovely trip wish you were here. Having supper now in Show Low, Arizona. Be in Mesa for dinner & on to Phoenix we will see you on about Sunday evening May 26. Lord Willing.
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Conveniently located on U.S. 6 & 50 at East Edge of Business District. 18 Deluxe Units - Refrigeration Air Conditioned - Free TV - "Friendly Western Hospitality" - Bud, LaRue, Keith & Dorothy Hendrix, Owners & Operators. AAA Approved.
U.S. Highway 31-W By-Pass
Bowling Green, Kentucky
31 Air-Conditioned Rooms - Hot Water Heat - Free TV in Rooms - Ceramic Tiled Baths, Tub and Shower in each room - Carpeted floors. Restaurants Nearby. AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.
Room phones - Tel. VI. 2-0321
Located on Corner of Route 56 & 37 near Massena, New York
Seaway and Power Development
Individual thermostats, Air-conditioned, Hot water heat, Ceramic Tubs & Showers, Wall-to-Wall Carpets, FREE Television.
Mobile Guide - All State Guide
Superior Courts - Duncan Hines
Emmonds (sic) Walker - Phone: R.O. 9-2811
Mailed from Ithaca, New York to Mrs. Arthur Brown of Beachwood, New Jersey on July 25, 1962:
Having a wonderful vacation, Maine - Quebec, Montreal - now here - on west in N.Y. and then back home. Love, Anita, Norman & Susie Q
1/2 Block West Jct. - U.S. 54 & 75
TVs, phones, refrigerated air, central heat. Wall to wall carpet, and ceramic tile baths. AAA Approved.
Owners-Mgrs. Mr. & Mrs. J.W. (Jack) Morgan
Mailed from Yates Center, Kansas to Mrs. Salome Aubrey of Tampa, Florida on September 6, 1971:
Hope everything is all right. How did you make out at the zoning meeting? We are getting along fine. Had a beautiful drive this a.m. through the Ozarks from Eureka Sprg., Ark. quite a resort place - almost didn't get a room. Love, Tillie.
Sunday, February 20, 2011
N. Ridgeville, Ohio
1.3 Miles East of Elyria, Ohio
Phone Elyria EN 5-2121
On U.S. Rts. 20 & 113 Midway Between Exits 8 & 9 Ohio Tpk.
17 Units - Clean - Comfortable - Reasonable Rates
Recommended by Duncan Hines.
Highway 19 & 23 on I-26 & I-40 Interchange
Enjoy Golfing on Bent Grass Greens. Skiing on fabulous mountain slopes. Swimming in Olympic Size Pool. Children's entertainment, playground.
Springdale, Utah 84767
Located at the foot of West Temple Mountain, one mile from South Gate of Zion National Park. Panoramic views of breath-taking mountain beauty. Gourmet Restaurant, heated pool, telephones & television. Individual electric room controlled heat and air conditioning. AAA Approved.
For reservations - Phone - 238.
Mailed from Albany, Texas to Mr. & Mrs. Bert Small of Mundelein, Illinois on April 15, 1960:
Sorry I didn't get to see you before I left but you know - Hope your feeling better Bert. Should be here, real warm. Was cool first of week, then it rained, now hot. Got here Sun nite. Mable left Wed. Won't be here too long - Be seeing you. Bessie
Albuquerque, New Mexico
28 Units - Room Phones - TV - Shower or Tub - Air Conditioning - Hot Water Heat - Carpeted - Coffee Shop - Dining Room - Heated Swimming Pool - Play Ground - Family Accommodations. AAA Approved.
TAKE CENTRAL AVE. EXIT
Located 2 Miles West of Ky. Dam Village on U.S. Hwy. 62
Restaurant with Modern Dining Area
Air-conditioned Units with TV, Tub and Shower, Electric Heat.
"Robley and Lavon Martin, owners and operators, await your visit"
175 North Genesee Street
Utica, New York
Just off Exit 31, New York State Thruway
On Routes 5, 8 and 12
Air-conditioned, Continental Breakfast, Heated Swimming Pool. Conveniently located to downtown Utica. Fine restaurants nearby. Free television and phone in every room. Member American Express and AAA.
Mailed from Utica, New York to Mary Mill of Harrison New York on July 29, 1968:
Hi Mom -
Arrived OK and having usual time.
Laurel & Andrew
Somerset County's Newest and Most Luxuriously Furnished Motel. Individual Thermostatically Controlled Heat and Air Conditioning. TV and Phone Service in every room. Large pool, Free Continental Breakfast. 1/2 mile from Route 202 and 206 Circle. Phone Randolph 2-3555.
Saturday, February 19, 2011
Lindau and Hortense Foremaster, Operating Owners
On U.S. Highway 71 at East edge of business district.
12 Units, some doubles, all with tub & shower. Air conditioned, steam heat, gyramatic beds. AAA-Ultra Modern.
Near Mormon Temple, Beaches and Airport
A.T.A. and U.M.A. Approved
Mr. and Mrs. Fred W. Goldsby, Owners
Clean, Quiet, Modern Rooms
Open The Year Round
Special Winter Rates
1989-99 W. No. Temple
Telephone ELgin 9-0964
On Hi-way 40 & 50
Salt Lake City 16, Utah
1601 So. 5th Street (U.S. 91-466) P.O. Box 504
Las Vegas, Nevada
Phone: DUdley 4-1647
45 rooms in one of Nevada's Finest Motels. Hotel rooms; suites, kitchenettes and guest bungalows. Air cooled. Furnace heat. Tubs and tile showers. Radios.
Mailed from Las Vegas, Nevada to Mr. & Mrs. Lloyd Swenson of Tucson, Arizona on March 14, 1958:
Hi! We are homeward bound. We stayed here 2 days now & are going to Salt Lake next. We will stay a day or so & then on to Denver & then home. We should make it about Tues. Have had a wonderful trip. Thanks for the meals & good time we had with you. Neil.
U.S. Highway 90...UNiversity 3-6591
Long Beach, Miss.
Heated Swimming Pool - Fishing Pier. Telephone & Free TV in all Rooms. Individual Air-Conditioning. 60 Units, 48 with Kitchenettes - Filtered Deep Well Water. AAA Approved.
"Your Home Away From Home"
Automatic Heat - Air-Cond. - Free TV - Room Phones - Tubs & Showers - Wall to Wall Carpeting - Family Units, located in the Foothills of the Ozarks on U.S. 67 and 160, 8 miles south of Poplar Bluff, Mo. - 1 mile from Call of the Wild Museum.
Van Horn, Texas 79855
Spacious Units - Individual Electric Heat and Refrigerated Air - Carpet - Cable TV - Firm Beds - Tubs & Shower Combinations - In room courtesy coffee - Located Downtown in shopping area.
Your Friendly Host; Roy Brandenburg
Mailed from Abilene, Texas to I.C. Horsham of Bixby, Oklahoma on July 24, 1962:
Arrived okay - at 4:00. There is so much to do & so many thing to see & hear we don't where to stop or start! Its just wonderful - we are so glad we came. Do hope you all are making it okay & having fun. I'll write a letter later. Love, Mom & Dad
"For Those Who Care"
Phone PLymouth 6-4251
Air-Conditioned by Refrigeration - Vented Heat, Swimming Pool. Playground, Patio, Television, Free Radios. A lovely spot for your round recreation and "Hill country hospitality," near the intersection of U.S. 281 and Texas 29.
Friday, February 18, 2011
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Salt Lake City, Utah
World's most-photographed motel swimming pool and Fairyland...67 beautiful units each with tiled bath...Phones and TV in most rooms. On U.S. Highway 40 - 7 blocks west of Temple Square.
Phone DAvis 2-3483
5435 Ferry St.
Niagara Falls, Canada
New Modern Inn - Featuring - Self Controlled Heat and Air Conditioning - TV - Honeymoon Units - Tub & Showers - Restaurant - Sun Deck - Free Parking.
Avoid Congested Traffic - only 5 mins. Walk to Falls. Owner Management.
On Route U.S. 62 & N.Y. 18
6406 Pine Ave. - Niagara Falls, N.Y.
New, all brick motel, 26 units, Air Conditioned, Central heating, radios, television, tile tubs and showers with each unit. Conveniently located near Niagara's Finest Restaurants - Open All Year. AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.
Duncan Hines - Ray Walker