Monday, December 31, 2012

Hotel Drake-Wiltshire - San Francisco, California

Hotel Drake - Wiltshire - San Francisco, California


340 Stockton Street
San Francisco 8


Hotel Drake-Wiltshire - San Francisco, California

FABLE RESTAURANT - CAMEO LOUNGE
Hotel Drake-Wiltshire. John B. Quigley, Manager. Stockton at Sutter Street, 1/2 block from Union Square. Fable Restaurant and Cameo Lounge

Sunday, December 30, 2012

Townsend Manor Inn - Greenport, Long Island, New York

Townsend Manor Inn - Greenport, Long Island, New York

GINGERBREAD HOUSE
Townsend Manor Inn
"Directly on the Water"
Greenport, Long Island, N.Y.
SWIMMING POOL - RESTAURANT - PRIVATE DOCK
Erected in 1802 as the home of a Whaling Captain and late converted into the present Inn, it still retains its attractive colonial atmosphere and hospitality with a perfect blend of yesterday tradition and today's comfort and efficiency.
Phone GReenport 7-0323

Mailed from Shelter Island Heights, New York to Mr. and Mrs. B.G. Woodland of Homewood, Illinois on June 1, 1964:

Dear Mary, Bert, Trevor and Alan,
We're having a holiday on the north fork of Long Island. Today we are going to the beach at Orient Point. This is certainly a beautiful place. Warmest regards to you all.
Dorothy & Bill

Saturday, December 29, 2012

Colonial Motor Court Motel - Springfield, New Jersey

Colonial Motor Court Motel - Springfield, New Jersey

U.S. 22
Springfield, N.J.
50 Rooms, Open All Year, Fireproof Construction. Radio, TV. Phones and Air Conditioning. 15 Miles from New York - 5 Miles from Newark. Coffee Shop on premises. Bus connections Close By.
Mr. Imbriaco, Manager
Phone: Drexel 9-5272

Miami Motel - Salisbury, Maryland

Miami Motel - Salisbury, Maryland

Located on U.S. 13 one mile north of Salisbury, Maryland. 30 Beautiful rooms with radiant heat, tile baths, TV and telephones. Air-Conditioned. Member AAA and Ocean Hiway. Call Pioneer 9-7300 for reservations. Mr. & Mrs. Earl Stone - owners.

Hotel Wellington - Albany, New York

Hotel Wellington - Albany, New York

DRIVE RIGHT INTO
Hotel Wellington
136 State Street
Albany's Largest and Only
"Garage-In" Hotel
Convenient to transportation line, shopping district and State Office Buildings.

Hotel Wellington - Albany, New York

Albany's Only "Garage-IN" Hotel
Albany 1, N.Y

Hotel Wellington - Albany, New York

Albany's unique Hotel.
A new dining room service garage in Hotel

Hotel Governor Clinton - New York, New York



Seventh Avenue at 31st Street
New York City
Opposite and connected by Underground Passage with Pennsylvania Railroad Terminal
1200 Rooms, 1200 Baths, 1200 Servidors; Circulating Ice Water and Refrigerated Air in all Public Rooms; Three Splendid Restaurants and Coffee Shop; Dinner and Supper Dancing; Closet and Full Length Mirror in every room; Bed-head Reading Lamps. Fine Sample and Display Rooms. High speed selg-leveling Elevators. Garage and Automobile Service.
RATES: Rooms (all with Private Bath) $3.00 and up.
Ernest G. Kill, General Manager



A Kenton Hotel
Seventh Avenue at 31st Street
Opposite Pennsylvania Station
1200 Rooms
Telephone PE 6-3400
All with Private Baths, Servidor - Circulating Ice Water - 21' RCA TV - most with Air Conditioning.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The Fontainebleau Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

The fabulous new Fontainebleau Hotel, glittering like a jewel in the tropical night at Miami Beach, Florida

Fontainebleau Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida

New Fontainbleau (sic) Hotel, between Indian Creek and the Atlantic Ocean, Miami Beach, Florida.

Mailed from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Mr. J.L. Johnson of Ewing, Kentucky on May 16, 1954:

Sat. A.M.
Dear Uncle Bud,
We appreciated your nice letter so much. I talked to Billie last night, she said she hadn't seen you for a while, but was going to right away we will be up before too long and plan on visiting with you. I will let you know when we will be there. Hope you are feeling better. Don't try to do too much. Take it easy. I have some sewing I want to do before we leave for up there. Love, Marie

Fontainebleau Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida

Dominating the Miami Beach Skyline is the fabulous oceanfront hotel, the new Fontainebleau, world's largest Resort Hotel, Cabana and Yacht Club. The Picture shows also the beautiful formal gardens of the great hotel.

Mailed from Miami Beach to Mrs. James Doyle of May's Lick, Kentucky on July 18, 1956:

Tues. P.M.
Mommy - The front hotel picture - that's where Eliz. and Edith are staying; that's where the convention sessions will be held. We came to Miami Beach last night; have spent the day swimming in the pool, ocean and slept this afternoon. While it rained. Having a great time. Eliz and  Edith are giving me a time.

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

Fabulous Fontainebleau Hotel on Miami Beach, Florida

Mailed from San Juan, Puerto Rico to Sturgis, Michigan on March 18, 1957:

Dear Mother,
Having fine time. Weather lovely - Leaving San Juan in a few minutes. Plan to get home late Monday nite. Hope things are going well with all of you.
Love, Betty

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

Fabulous Fontainebleau Hotel
Miami Beach, Florida

Mailed from Miami, Florida to Mr. and Mrs. James Mitchell of Columbus 14, Ohio on May 9, 1957:

May 9
Dear Friends
We are enjoying our stay in Miami. Drove to Key West yesterday. Mrs. Martin and Meta say they were very happy you stopped.
Mary R.

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

The world's most fabulous resort Hotel Cabana and Yacht Club. Largest and newest at Miami Beach.

Mailed from Hollywood, Florida to Miss Helen Schaeffer of Union, New Jersey on November 7, 1957:

Hi Helen,
Now I can see why you liked Fla. waters, we love it here. Twas 84° today in the shade. Will phone later.
Aunt Babe and Geo.

Robert A. Leahey
Lusterchrome

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

America's largest and finest resort hotel, cabana and yacht club, on the former Firestone estate...a masterpiece of design, air-conditioned comfort, and hospitality supreme, curving majestically above the ocean and bay.
Oceanfront, 44th to 47th Streets
Miami Beach, Florida
OPEN ALL YEAR

Mailed from Miami Beach, Florida to Mrs. Maureen Sendlinger of South Bend, Indiana on June 6, 1958:

Dear Friend:
Doctors of chiropractic from all over America are enjoying the National Chiropractic Convention at the Fontainebleau Hotel here in Miami Beach this week.
Outstanding leaders and educators are conducting scientific seminars and panel discussion on chiropractic technic, public health, X-ray, physiotherapy, psycho-therapy, and other scientific subjects which will prepare us to better serve you upon our return to the office.
Home about Dr. Wilcox.

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

Dominating the Miami Beach skyline is the fabulous oceanfront hotel, the new Fontainebleau, world's largest resort Hotel, Cabana and Yacht Club.

Mailed from Miami Beach, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. D. Dearringer & Carol of Easton, Pennsylvania on May 28, 1959:

Hi,
Well, here we are having a marvelous time! We took a cruise on a boat similar to the one on this card. We were out for about one hour yesterday on the ocean cruise. It was really nice!
See you soon,
Betty and Johnny


The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

The Fabulous Fontainebleau Hotel
Miami Beach, Florida

Mailed from Hollywood, Florida to Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Overly of Huntington, Indiana on  January 24, 1962:

Jan 23
We appreciated receiving your card at holiday time. It meant much to me personally. I received good wishes from several brothers who had seen the reference to me in the Calendar. I also got a nice floral piece from Amity Lodge. Ovid Holmes former of Htgn. & now living in Pompano Beach near here called on me personally, having seen my name in the Calendar. It's a wide world, and it's nice to be remembered when you've been in the hospital. Am getting along O.K. & feeling fine.
Lucille & Eldon


Fontainebleau Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida

Fontainebleau Hotel at Miami Beach, Florida

Mailed from Miami Beach, Florida to Mr. J.L. Johnson on Ewing, Kentucky on July 16, 1963:

7-15-63
Dear Dad - We had a nice flight down - it was a sellout. The weather is warm outside but the meeting rooms are COLD! Plan to call Mildred McWilliams, if I can reach her. - Mary

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

Hotel, Cabana and Yacht Club
America' finest and most complete resort featuring 1,000 luxuriously appointed guest rooms, 4 tennis courts, putting greens, golf at exclusive country club...1,000 feet of beach, 300 cabanas, two swimming pools..."Holiday" Award cuisine.
Oceanfront, 44th to 47th Streets
Miami Beach, Florida

Mailed from Miami Beach, Florida to Debbie Bolecz of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania on August 2, 1963:

GREETINGS!
Here for the convention of DANCE MASTERS OF AMERICA. - It's the greatest! Fondly, Miss Jeanne

Fontainebleau Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida

Olympic Size Swimming Pool at Fabulous Fontainebleau Hotel
Miami Beach, Florida.

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

The lush and beautiful gardens of the fabulous Fontainbleau (sic) Hotel.

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

Hotel, Cabana and Yacht Club
America's finest and most complete resort featuring 1,000 luxuriously appointed guest rooms . . . 4 tennis courts, putting greens, golf at exclusive country club, Bowling Lanes, Billiard Room, Ice Skating Rink . . . 1,000 feet of beach, 300 cabanas, two swimming pools . . . "Holiday" Award cuisine.
Oceanfront, 44th to 47th Streets
Miami beach, Florida

Mailed from Miami Beach, Florida to Mr. & Mrs. John Neate of Upper Sandusky, Ohio on July 10, 1965:

Dear Etta and John,
The prices here for board and room are O.K but the tips are killing me. Best wishes
Leo and Ruth

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

Featuring 14 acres of resort pleasure, world-famous Hotel Fontainebleu has won international acclaim for its superb service and facilities. 1,000 rooms. Complimentary golf, tennis, ice-skating, bowling, billiards and galas in the evening.

Mailed from Miami Beach, Florida to Joan Somervell c/o L.T. Kinsell of Newfield, New Jersey on May 7, 1967:

A Curteichcolor Card
4DK-1517

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

The original "Surfside 6",with the famous Fontainebleau Hotel in background,as seen on TV nationwide. Courtesy of Surfside 6 - Floating House, Inc. "Builders and Designers of Distinctive Homes That Float", Miami Beach, Florida.

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

World famous "Fontainebleau", largest and newest hotel in Miami Beach, Florida

Florida Natural Color
Koppel Color Cards
FNC3328
12615

The Fontainebleau - Miami Beach, Florida

America's premiere resort hotel featuring 1,300 feet of beach, 3 swimming pools, 1,288 luxurious rooms, and the world's most modern Spa facility. Complimentary golf, tennis, ice-skating, bowling, billiards and galas in the evening.

A Curteichcolor Card
Number: 9DK-759

Bar-X Motel - North Platte, Nebraska

Bar-X Motel - North Platte, Nebraska

112 E. 10th St.
North Platte, Nebr.
For cars traveling West, 3 blocks over the viaduct. Near downtown North Platte, Steam heat - wall to wall carpeting - Inn Room coffee - room phones - television - ceramic tile baths & showers - restaurant on premises. On Highway 83 & 30 - 18 units - Phone office LE 2-0664, if no answer LE 2-2454.

Orderville Motel - Orderville, Utah

Orderville Motel - Orderville, Utah

On U.S. 89 four miles north of MT. CARMEL Junction, centrally located between Bryce, Zion and Grand Canyon National Parks. panel ray heating, individual controls, tiled baths, Some kitchenettes.

Lariat Motel - Craig, Colorado

Lariat Motel - Craig, Colorado

"Your Comfort First"
16 Units - Free TV - Air Conditioned - Telephone in Every Room
On U.S. Highway 40
Craig, Colo.
AAA Approved

Harold's Pony Express Motel No. 1 - Reno, Nevada

Harold's Pony Express Motel No. 1 - Reno, Nevada

Entrance from U.S. 40, showing lobby in front. Each room has phone, radio, tile bath, beautifully furnished. Approved by AAA. Conveniently located. Quiet. Member United Motor Courts.

The Shoreham-Norman Twin Hotels and Motels - Miami Beach, Florida

The Shoreham and Norman - Miami Beach, Florida

Twin Hotels and Villas "Famed for Friendliness"
Oceanfront - Fifth to Sixth Streets, Miami Beach 39, Fla.
Complete Resort Hotels - 50% air-conditioned - 220 rooms - 220 baths - 50 Villas - Swimming Pool - Private Beach - Cocktail Lounge - Dining Terrace - Oceanside - Coffee Shop - Dancing - Planned Entertainment - Private Parking Space. Recommended by AAA - Duncan Hines.
Open Year 'Round

Mailed From Miami Beach, Florida to The A. Eitmarts of Cincinnati, Ohio in June 7, 1951:

Dear Al & Clara:
X marks the spot where we are staying. Sure wish you were with us. It is sure wonderful.
Love Ruth & Al

The Shoreham-Norman - Miami Beach, Florida

Oceanfront - 5th to 6th Sts., Miami Beach 39, Fla. Your choice of luxury hotel. 200 rooms, (75% air conditioned), 200 baths and 50 de luxe Motel Villas - Swimming Pool - Private Beach - Cocktail Lounge - Dining Terrace - Oceanside Coffee Shop - Dancing - Entertainment. Open Year Round. Ample Adjacent Private Parking Space.
Recommended by AAA - Duncan Hines - United Motor Courts.

The Shoreham-Norman Twin Hotels & Motels - Miami Beach, Florida

Twin Hotels and Motels
"famed for friendliness"
Centrally Air-Conditioned & Heated
JE 1-7481
Ocean Front - fifth to sixth sts. - Miami Beach
Choice of Hotel (150 Rms. - 150 Baths) 50 Motel units (50 Kitchenettes) - Swimming Pool - Private Beach - Cocktail Lounge - Oceanside Coffee Shop - Entertainment - Free Adjacent Parking. Rec. by Diners' Club & Amer. Exp. - Surprisingly Mod. Rates Frank Fishman, Pres. Henry J. Stupell, Mgr.

RATE APR. 20 to DEC. 20 $5.00 A DAY DLB. OCC.

Mailed from Miami Beach, Florida to Elise Roth of Metairie, Louisiana on July 1, 1965:

We learn, friend...that you are planning a Miami beach Vacation.
Well, we confidently believe we can provide an excellent solution to the problem - Won't you please write for color brochure and tell us your requirements. Thanx. You'll be glad you did!
Henry J. Stupell, Mgr.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Battery Park Hotel - Asheville, North Carolina

Battery Park Hotel - Asheville, North Carolina

Terrace Dining Room
Asheville, N.C.
The air conditioned dining room features a unique and varied menu that justifies Duncan Hines' rating of quality cuisine for a fifth of a century. AAA Approved.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Holiday Inn - Winston-Salem, North Carolina



127 S. Cherry St. and Brookstown Ave.
Swimming Pool - Air-conditioned - Restaurant - Free TV - Free Holidex Reservations.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Hotel New Yorker - New York, New York

Hotel New Yorker - New York, New York


HOTEL NEW YORKER, New York City,
at 34th and 35th Streets and 8th Avenue, is the largest hotel in the world. it contains 2,500 rooms and baths. it is 43 stories high and its foundation is 72 feet below street level, cost about $22,000,000.

Hotel New Yorker - New York, New York


34th Street at 8th Avenue
New York City
Private Tunnel to Pennsylvania Station
2500 Rooms, Each With Radio; Both Tub and Shower; Servidor and Circulating Ice Water. Four Popular Priced Restaurants. Dancing Nightly in the Terrace Restaurant. Rates: $3.00 a day and up
Ralph Hitz, President

Mailed from New York, New York to Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Williams in Man, West Virginia on December 9, 1934:

We arrived safely and there is no snow. Will write you when to meet us.

Hotel New Yorker - New York, New York

34th Street at 8th Avenue
New York City
Tunnel Connection to Pennsylvania Sta.
2500 Rooms, each with radio; both tub and shower; servidor and circulating ice water, four popular priced restaurants, dancing nightly in the terrace restaurant. Rates $3.50 a day
RALPH HITZ, President
Convenient to the Site of the 1939 New York World Fair

An E.C. Kropp Card
Number: 6134

Hotel New Yorker - New York, New York

34th Street at Eighth Avenue
New York 1, N.Y.
Private Tunnel to Pennsylvania Station
2, 500 rooms, each with "Protecto-Ray," private bath including tub and shower; radio and Servidor. Four popular-price restaurants featuring the world-famous Terrace Room.


The New Yorker Hotel  - New York, New York

34th Street at 8th Avenue
New York City
Private Tunnel to Pennsylvania Station
2500 Rooms, Each With Stromberg-Carlson radio; both tub and shower; a Servidor; circulating ice water; full-length mirrors; French-type telephones. Four popular-priced restaurants - Terrace Restaurant, Manhattan Room, Empire Tea Room, and Coffee Shop. Dancing nightly in the Terrace Restaurant.
RATES: $3.50 a day and up
RALPH HITZ, Managing Director

Hotel New Yorker - New York, New York

34th Street at 8th Avenue
New York City
Private Tunnel to Pennsylvania Station
2500 Rooms, Each With Radio; Both Tub and Shower; Servidor and Circulating Ice Water. Four Popular Priced Restaurants.

Hotel New Yorker - New York, New York


34th Street at 8th Avenue
New York 1, N.Y.
Private Tunnel to Pennsylvania Station
2500 Rooms, Each With Radio; Both Tub and Shower; Servidor and Circulating Ice Water. Four Popular Priced Restaurants. Featuring the World Famous Terrace Room.

Hotel New Yorker - New York, New York


34th Street at 8th Avenue
New York 1, N.Y.
Private Tunnel to Pennsylvania Station
2500 Rooms, Each With Radio; Both Tub and Shower; Servidor and Circulating Ice Water.

Mailed from the United Nations, New York to Mr. and Mrs. John Hudak of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 28, 1960:

I arrived at 5:30 or so. Am at the New Yorker. Left my glasses at your home and am out of luck. Will please send some to my home and insure for $50. I will reimburse you for some.Right now I'm at the UN Bldg.
Pauline.

Hotel New Yorker - New York, New York


Smart travelers to New York select the 2200 room Hotel New Yorker as their headquarters. In addition to its central location, excellent service and superb food, guests also enjoy the recently redecorated and refurbished facilities. Home of the colorful "Lamp Post Corner" bar and restaurant. Telephone: LOngacre 3-100. Teletype: NY 1-1384. A Hilton Hotel.
Hotel New Yorker - New York, New York

34TH Street at Eighth Ave.
New York's Largest - Most Fabulous
SKYSCRAPER HOTEL
Delightfully newly furnished rooms and suites complete with TV, radio, private bath, air-conditioning - three popular priced restaurants - private tunnel to Pennsylvania Station.

Mailed from New York, New York to Mrs. H.C. Newhaus of Searcy, Arkansas on September 7, 1964:

Dear Mother
Having a very good trip but didn't have enough time at the Fair. So much to see.
Love, Lena

Hotel Monteleone - New Orleans, Louisiana

Hotel Monteleone - New Orleans, Louisiana


Contains 600 rooms; is located in the center of the city's activities; convenient to all railway terminals, theatres, and Vieux Carre. Rates moderate.

New Monteleone Hotel - New Orleans, Louisiana


New Orleans La.
Largest Hotel in the Fabulous French Quarter
700 Rooms, 500-Car garage Connecting Hotel. All Rooms Air-Conditioned and Equipped with TV.

Mailed from Natchez, Mississippi to Mrs. Philip Raymer of Camden, Maine on March 18, 1964:

March 15-64
Going from here to Natchez, Miss for a a gala on tour. Thinking of you. M.McMahon

The Monteleone Hotel - New Orleans, Louisiana

The Carousel at the Monteleone
800 Rooms, 500 Car Garage Connecting Hotel. All Rooms Air-Conditioned and Equipped with TV.

The Monteleone Hotel - New Orleans, Louisiana

Largest hotel in the fabulous French Quarter.
800 rooms, 500 car garage connecting hotel. All rooms air-conditioned and equipped with TV.

The Monteleone Carousel - New Orleans, Louisiana

The World Famous Carousel Lounge - a relaxing haven. Round and round, slowly carouseling in to the evening - featuring entertainment.
Largest Hotel in the Fabulous French Quarter