Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Drake Oakbrook Hotel - Oak Brook, Illinois

Drake Oakbrook Hotel - Oak Brook, Illinois

The splendor of the Drake Oakbrook hotel, as seen in the three change their leaves with the season and provide atmosphere for dining and dancing in this popular room. Located just 15 minutes from O'Hare International Airport, The Drake Oakbrook is easily reached by expressway from Chicago's Loop (25 minutes) and by East-West and Tri-State Tollways from a four-state area.
Cermak and York Roads
Oak Brook, Illinois

Monday, May 28, 2012

Traveler's Inn - Salem, Oregon

Traveler's Inn - Salem, Oregon

3230 Portland Road
Salem, Oregon
On U.S. Highway 99 - North City Limits. One of Salem's finest motels. Large heated pool. Spacious grounds located away from highway. 46 units with various types of accommodations - many with kitchens. All units have telephone and TV. Laundry facilities. Complimentary morning coffee and donuts. Two restaurants & lounge on premises. Air conditioning. Reasonable rates. AAA Approved.

Travelers Inn - Salem, Oregon

3230 Portland Road
Salem, Oregon
On U.S. Highway 99 - North City Limits. One of Salem's finest motels. Large heated swimming pool. Spacious grounds located away from highway noise. Children's play ground. 46 units with various types accommodations - many with kitchens. All units have telephone and TV. Free laundry facilities. Complimentary morning coffee and donuts. Two restaurants on premises. Reasonable rates. AAA Approved.

Summerton Motel - Summerton, South Carolina

Summerton Motel - Summerton, South Carolina

Dining Room & Coffee Shoppe
1/2 Mile South of Summerton, S.C.
40 Modern Air-conditioned Rooms - Tub and Shower Combinations - TV - Children's Playground and Swimming Pool.
Endorsed by: Diner's Club, American Express, AAA, Congress of Motor Hotels.

Auto Plaza Court - Prospect, Kentucky

Auto Plaza Court - Prospect, Kentucky

Louisville's Finest Suburban Motor Court
10 Miles East of Louisville on U.S. Highway 42
Prospect, Kentucky
16 attractively furnished units. Tile baths, Simmons Metal Furniture and Beautyrest Mattresses. Fireproof, soundproof, steam heat, TV, 100% air conditioned. AAA Approved. A Quality Court.
Adjoining is MELROSE INN
"Serving fine food better"
For reservation telephone Castle 8-1168
Recommended by Duncan Hines
Service Station

Plantation Inn Restaurant and Motor Court - Savannah, Georgia

Plantation Inn Restaurant and Motor Court - Savannah, Georgia

Enjoy the Lovely Setting and Quiet Luxury of The Plantation Inn Restaurant and Motor Court
(On the Site of an Old Southern Plantation)
U.S. 17, 6 1/2 Miles South, Savannah, Ga.
Retreat from the nerve-wracking traffic noises to true Southern hospitality and the solid comfort of clean, restful, finely furnished cottages with steam heat, air conditioning, tiled showers, and hot water galore. AAA Approved.
Feast in our famous dining room
Owner Management
For Reservations Phone 9662 Early.

Mailed from Miami, Florida to Mrs. W.A. Guy of Cincinnati, Ohio on October 29, 1954:

Dear Mother,
We are enjoying the Fla. sunshine. Had a grand visit with Uncle Sid & Aunt Alma will tell you all about it when we see you, probably Tues. sometime. Love, Helen

Sagamore Hotel - Rochester, New York

Sagamore Hotel - Rochester, New York

Rochester's Finest
Modern - Fireproof
350 Outside Rooms

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Hillcrest DX Motel - Evanston, Wyoming

Hillcrest DX Motel - Evanston, Wyoming


Interstate No. 80 & No. 30
West Evanston, Wyoming 82930

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Holiday Motor Lodge and Holiday Lanes - Kimball, Nebraska

Holiday Motor Lodge and Holiday Lanes - Kimball, Nebraska

Restaurant and Lounge
Kimball, Nebraska
Oil Capital of Nebraska - Missile center of the world - on U.S. 30, 60 miles east of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Western Nebraska's finest one-stop accommodations for Fine Food - Lodging and Entertainment. ALL NEW. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

TraveLodge South - Las Vegas, Nevada

Travelodge - Las Vegas, Nevada

3735 Las Vegas Blvd. So.
Las Vegas, Nevada.
128 Units, Barber Shop, Beauty Shop, TraveLodge South is located midway between the MGM Grand and the Tropicana on the fabulous Las Vegas “Strip”. Heated swimming pool and wading pool. Sambo's Restaurant and the Alibi Cocktail Lounge on premises.

Wheat Lands Motor Inn - Garden City, Kansas

Wheat Lands Motor Inn - Garden City, Kansas

U.S. 50 Highway "City Route" east edge of GARDEN CITY, KANSAS. Emily "Sally" Salyer, President. Hertz Car Rental approved. Member of the Best Western Motels.

Willis Motor Court - Griffin, Georgia

Willis Motor Court - Griffin, Georgia

On U.S. 41
One mile south of Griffin, GA.
20 luxurious rooms.
Each with private tile tub and shower bath - twin bed accommodations - steam heat automatic floor furnaces - air cooled for summer - insulated throughout - beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens - special carport for each car. Recommended by Duncan Hines. AAA Approved. Dial 5188.
Mr. and Mrs. G.J. Willis, Owner-Mgr.

Rose Motel - Homestead, Florida

Rose Motel - Homestead, Florida

On U.S. 1 - 4 miles North of Homestead, Florida. Family Suites - Twin and Double Beds - Private Tiled Baths - Air-Cooled and Air-Conditioned for Summer - Heated for Winter - Efficiency Apartments - Recreation Rooms with Television - Gateway to Everglades National Park and Florida Keys. Mrs. Rose Free, Mgr.
Phone Homestead 1308

Randall's Inn - South Bend, Indiana

Randall's Inn - South Bend, Indiana

130 Dixieway South
South Bend, Ind. (Roseland)
175 deluxe air-conditioned rooms - Heated pool - Restaurant - Cocktail Lounge. Meeting and Banquet Rooms for 300. AAA Approved.

Freeman Studios
S-46115

Randall's Inn - South Bend, Indiana

130 Dixieway South
South Bend, Ind. (Roseland)
175 deluxe air-conditioned rooms
Heated pool - Restaurant - Cocktail Lounge
Meeting and Banquet Rooms for 200. AAA Approved.
Phone: CEntral 4-7151

Mailed from Elkhart, Indiana to the H.K. Days of Mansfield, Ohio on October 12, 1961:

Found another free card - that's what you think. Had to stay here or sleep in car. Anna Eliz. seems fine. Had a great visit. Got home today,
Lynne

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Randall's Inn - South Bend, Indiana

130 Dixieway South
South Bend, Ind. (Roseland)
175 deluxe air-conditioned rooms
Heated pool - Restaurant - Cocktail Lounge
Meeting and Banquet Rooms for 200. AAA Approved.
Phone: CEntral 4-7151

Randall's Inn - South Bend, Indiana

130 Dixieway South
South Bend, Ind. (Roseland)
175 deluxe air-conditioned rooms
Heated pool - Restaurant - Cocktail Lounge
Meeting and Banquet Rooms for 200. AAA Approved.
Phone: CEntral 4-7151

Hotel Fordson - Dearborn, Michigan

Hotel Fordson - Dearborn, Michigan

This popular priced Hotel on the edge of Detroit
Nearest to the Ford Motor Co. Plant, Offices and Rotunda Building. Ten minutes ride to the famous Ford Museum and Greenfield Village.
Rooms With or Without Bath

Motel Homa-Arcadia - Homosassa Springs, Florida

Motel Homa-Arcadia - Homosassa Springs, Florida

Homosassa Springs, Fla.
On Scenic Highway U.S. 19

(Doric) Black Angus Motel - Kennewick, Washington

Black Angus Motel - Kennewick, Washington


One of the finer motels in the Pacific Northwest. Swimming in season, excellent food, charcoal broiler, 24 hour switchboard service.

Black Angus Motel - Kennewick, Washington

Phone 13301
One of the finer motels in the Pacific Northwest. Swimming in season, excellent food, charcoal broiler, 24 hour switchboard service.

Doric Black Angus Motel - Kennewick, Washington

In the heart of Angus Village
On Umatilla Highway 8
Kennewick, Washington
Phone JUstice 6-6141
75 Air-Conditioned Units - Heated Pool - Restaurant - Lounge - 24-Hour Teletype and Switchboard Service.

Sea Shell Motel & Beach Club - Beach Haven, New Jersey

Sea Shell Motel & Beach Club - Beach Haven, New Jersey

On the Beach at Center Avenue
HYacinth 2-4611
Convenience and economy of a motel plus all the comfort and luxury of a resort hotel. Beautifully appointed rooms, air conditioned and heated dining room and cocktail lounge, filtered swimming pool with patio equipped with chaise lounge, tables and chairs and private cabanas. Near boating, bowling, fishing, skating, shopping, theaters, and movies.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

City Motel - South Bend, Indiana

City Motel - South Bend, Indiana

The Motel in the City
On the bank of the beautiful St. Joe River
U.S. Route 33, 1631 Lincoln Way East
30 New Units, Radiant Heat, Tiled Showers, Restaurant and only 16 Blocks from Center of South Bend. AAA Approved. A United Motor Court.
Phone 6-3567

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Quality Motel - Perry, Florida

Quality Motel - Perry, Florida

U.S. 19, 27A and 98
Perry, Florida 32347
1 1/2 miles south of downtown. Skyland Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge - Room Service - Room phones - Bridal Suite - Efficiency Apts - Color TV - Sauna Baths - Rental Cars - Playground - Shuffleboard. AAA Approved.

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Townsman Motel - Norton, Kansas

Townsman Motel - Norton, Kansas

On U.S. Hi-way 36 & 383
1/2 mile west of Jct. U.S. 36 &  U.S. 283
Norton, Kansas
Joe and Letha Chambers
42 Unit new one & two story Motel, TV - Telephones, refrigerated air conditioning, hot water heat, both thermostatically controlled to each room. Tiled combination tubs and shower. Swimming Pool. Wall to wall carpeting. Baby cribs. Pets allowed. AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels

Brooks Motel - Norton, Kansas

Brooks Motel - Norton, Kansas I

Intersection U.S. 36, 283 & 383
Norton, Kansas
38 units with individual air-conditioning & heat. 12 new deluxe family units. All units have TV, radio and phone. Lounge and free coffee at Coffee Bar. Swimming Pool. Ph. WA 7-3383
TWX 913 927 3591
Olive and Guy L. Allen - Owners & Managers
AAA Approved. Member of the Best Western Motels

The Shamrock Hilton - Houston, Texas



Emerald Room
One of the nation's outstanding grand ball rooms. The Emeral Room will seat 1,250 for a banquet, 1,600 for meetings. 103' x 103' without obstructing columns, this room is the scene of most of the city's leading functions.



The Pavilion
The South's finest dining room, where everything is in keeping with the d├ęcor and the menu is so reasonably priced.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Flying Dutchman Motor Hotel - Bowmanville, Ontario

Flying Dutchman Motor Hotel - Bowmanville, Ontario

One block off Highway 401 at Liberty St. interchange, Bowmanville, Ont. 9 miles east of Oshawa. 37 Units with TV, telephones and combination baths. Air-conditioned dining room, restaurant, gift shoppe, facilities for banquets, receptions, conventions. Telephone MA 3-3373.

Flying Dutchman Motor Hotel - Bowmanville, Ontario

One block off Highway 401 at Liberty St., Interchange 75, Bowmanville, Ont. - 9 miles east of Oshawa. 37 units with TV, telephones and combination baths. Air-conditioned dining room, restaurant, facilities for banquets, receptions, conventions. Telephone MA 3-3373

A Traveltime Product by Grant Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd.
Number: C-1304

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Three Sisters Motel - Montpelier, Idaho

Three Sisters Motel - Montpelier, Idaho

Hiway 89 just off 30
Phone 75
Montpelier, Idaho
Near Center of Town and Cafes
13 Deluxe Units
Tile Baths and Shower Combination - Carpeted Floors - Thermostatically Controlled Hot Water Heat - TV.
Your Host and Hostestt
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Pendrey

Four Flags Motor Inn - Niles, Michigan

Four Flags Motor Inn - Niles, Michigan

Every service for the discriminating guest.
From the Block-House known as Fort St. Joseph which marked the site of Niles in pioneer days, there waved at different times the flags of the United States, France, Spain and England.
A Quality Court.
Also open WESTNEDGE MOTEL
1900 S. Westnedge - Kalamazoo, Mich.
GOLDEN EAGLE INN
1243 S. 11th St. - Niles, Mich.

Mailed from Niles, Michigan to Mr. & Mrs. Geo. Cummins of Elkhart, Indiana on May 14, 1967:

Mothers Day
Here for Dinner
Bill & Pearl

Saturday, May 12, 2012

The Waldorf-Astoria - New York, New York

The Waldorf-Astoria - New York, New York


New York, New York to Mrs. Harlow Sherman of Mrs. Harlow Sherman of Acushnet on June 3, 1907:

Sorry not to have been up with the eggs but they were all sold before I cam away so I guess we will have to give it up. Enjoying every day here. Dora W. Cushman

Publisher unknown

Waldorf-Astoria Hotel - New York, New York


The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel is one of the most famous in America. It consists of two separate buildings and stands on Fifth Avenue from 33rd to 34th Streets. It is 314 feet high and contains 1,400 rooms.

Success Postal Card Co., Pub., New York
No. 1004

The Waldorf-Astoria - New York, New York


McGown-Silsby Litho Co.
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Waldorf-Astoria Hotel - New York, New York


Mailed from New York, New York to Mrs. C.F. Einard of New Brunswick on December 4, 1919:

Dec. 4th 7:30am
Just arrived & am sending this before leaving station. It was very cold in Boston yesterday. But is lovely here this morning.
Jules

Published by The Union News Company of New York
Number: 3619

The Waldorf-Astoria - New York, New York


Fifth Ave. and 34th St. Most aristocratic hotel in the United States, 1400 rooms.

Number and publisher unknown

The Waldorf-Astoria - New York, New York

The Waldorf-Astoria, pre-eminent hotel, occupies the Park Avenue block bounded by 49th and 50th Streets, dominating the smart shopping and residential districts of New York and providing the ultimate refinements of present-day living

The Waldorf-Astoria - New York, New York

Park Avenue at Forty-Ninth to Fiftieth Streets
The unofficial Palace of New York

Malcolm and Hayes - New York

The Waldorf-Astoria - New York, New York


The WALDORF-ASTORIA occupies the Park Avenue from 49th to 50th Streets, extending through the Lexington Avenue. Monumental in size and architectural grandeur, it ranks as one of America's noblest building. Its warm welcome, sincere personal service and cosmopolitan spirit have won international approval. Today its friend everywhere graciously accord to this famous unofficial palace premier rank in the art of public hospitality.

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Waldorf-Astoria Hotel - New York, New York

The New Waldorf-Astoria Hotel occupies the entire Park Avenue block from 49th to 50th Streets and extends through to Lexington Avenue. Monumental in size and architectural grandeur, it easily dwarfs all other hotels yet built or projected throughout the world, and ranks as one of America's noblest buildings. The Waldorf-Astoria's traditional hospitality and charming, cosmopolitan spirit won international recognition from the first, and today its friendly in common everywhere graciously accord to this great new New York hotel the becoming role of "Host to the World"

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Waldorf-Astoria - New York, New York


Centrally located on fashionable Park Avenue at 49th and 50th Streets, The Waldorf-Astoria is world-renowned for luxurious accommodations, superb service, and the best in dining, dancing and entertainment. Home of the glamorous Starlight Roof and Empire Room. New York's headquarters for social and business activities. Telephone: ELdorado 5-3000. Teletype: NY 1-1327.
A Hilton Hotel
Wherever you go use CARTE BLANCHE the all-purpose credit card.

Hotel Olympus - Tacoma, Washington

Hotel Olympus - Tacoma, Washington

The Hotel Olympus in the Heart of Tacoma, here to serve you amidst friendly surroundings food you will enjoy, comfortable rooms, Free TV and Radio. Free Parking. The Frontier Room symbolizes the richness of living at the turn of century.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Olde Colony Motor Lodge - Alexandria, Virginia

Olde Colony Motor Lodge - Alexandria, Virginia


On beautiful Mount Vernon Memorial Highway in Alexandria, is Virginia's most modern and luxurious motor court. With architecture and grounds designed to simulate a colonial estate, it's pink brick building reflect the charm of 18th century manor house life. In the rich atmosphere of the traditional old South, guests enjoy every comfort of modern living, including radio, telephone, air-conditioning and television in every room. Convenient to the nation's capitol, Olde Colony is ideal for families, businessmen and convention groups. 102 rooms - 3 minutes South of National Airport, cor. N. Washington and First Sts., Alexandria, Va.
Telephone KIng 8-6300
AAA Approved. A Quality Court.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Martin Motel - Rolla, Missouri

Martin Motel - Rolla, Missouri

30 Units - Free TV in Rooms - Air-Conditioned - Steam Heat - Quiet - Restaurants Next Door - Enclosed Children's Playground
Highway No. 66 City Route and No. 63 East
Phone: Emerson 4-2273
Owned & Operated by Mr. & Mrs. Chas. Caro
AAA Approved. Member of the Congress of Motor Hotels. Recommended by Duncan Hines