Friday, January 31, 2014
Central and Grand Aves.
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
90 luxuriously furnished temperature controlled air conditioned, KINGSIZE & twin double bed units. Kitchenettes available. T.V. & Radio, background music, heated swimming pool, coffee shop & restaurant featuring the famous "Sirloin Room".
"Bud" Canada, Manager. Member of the AHF, A Master Hosts Motel , AAA. "Built for Traveling"
Saturday, January 25, 2014
625 Rooms - 625 Baths
Home of Famous "Skyway" and "Plantation Roof Garden"
Mailed from Memphis, Tennessee to Mr. Joe Mandrel of Memphis, Tennessee on February 26, 1941:
Joe - Please sing a song and dedicate it to Dot and Muadie sing you don't love me but I still care.
MMrs. Elmo Stricklen.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Route 132 - Hyannis, Massachusetts
1127 Ilyanough Road
Modern Units for 2, 3 or 4 people. Some efficiencies. TV in every room. Forced Hot Water Heat. Til Baths. Airfoam Mattresses. Wall to Wall Carpeting. Private Swimming Pool. Open the Year Round. Seasonal Rates. Convenient to all Activities. One Mile West of Hyannis Airport.
The Outrigger Bed with its Fishnet Bedspread and Paddle Lights in the WAILUA KAI WING.
Inspired by a legend of the people who lived here in "Wailua By The Sea" many years ago.
The Coco Palms Hotel
Color Photo by W.J. Sena
Movie Supply of Hawaii, Honolulu
Mike Roberts Color Production
Hawaii Color Card
The impressive RECEPTION BUILDING features huge fishnet chandeliers, a solid coral floor, lava rock walls and immense triangular windows giving a cathedral effect.
This Oracle Tower was built to the exact scale of structures used in Hawaii over a century ago. The Kahunas (High Priests) would ascend to the various platforms to pray to the gods of the earth, the sky and the sea.
Mailed from Las Vegas, Nevada to Mr, & Mrs. Leonard Harris of Hutchinson, Kansas on July 20, 1967:
Hi you all
Here is where we stayed last nite. Leaving in a few minutes for the Grand Canyon then on home.
Love, Clara & Lee
P.O. Box 5410, South Lake Tahoe, Calif. 95705
Over 100 modern Units - Oversize Beds - Large Heated Pool - Room Phones - Color Television - 600 Feet away from Gaming Casinos on U.S. Highway 50 at California-Nevada Stateline - Famous Hyatt Coffee Shoppe with Room Service - Major Credit Cards honored - Open year round. AAA Approved. Stacy and Peggy Burton - Managers
Boise, Idaho 83704
Rated "Outstanding" by AAA. 350 luxurious guest room and suites, all with color TV and King or Queen size beds. Airport coutesy car, Olympic swimming pool, 24-hour Coffee Shop, Beauty and Barber shops. Convention Center for up to 1,500.
Edgewater Beach Hotel
Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago
View of Beach Walk - Outdoor dancing and entertainment spot on the shores of Lake Michigan
Most Distinctive Cocktail Room in America
S.S. Edgewater Beach
1700 Rooms with Bath
Lasalle and Lake St.
1450 rooms - 1450 baths - 1000 things to see and do inside this great hotel - Chicago's celebrity hotel...located at Randolph - Clark - Lake & la Salle Streets
Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Mr. Theodore Telander of Kewanee, Illinois on September 5, 1951:
Doing some buying this week. Hope your O.K.
La Salle and Randolph
Exotic Panther Room and Malaya Room of the College Inn...Great Swing Masters...Flaming Sword Dinner
Red, White and Blue Rooms
"Home of the College Inn..."
Still Chicago's most up-to-the-minute hotel, with 1,000 things to see and do...1,450 rooms - with private bath....drive right into the Hotel Sherman garage.
Tommy Bartlett's "Welcome Travelers" Party - College Inn, Hotel Sherman
Visit "Well of the Sea" seafood showplace of the nation. Ask your grocer for College Inn Food Products.
The new Greyhound Bus Terminal, completed in 1953, is located in the hear of the Loop, Chicago's downtown district. In addition to serving as the bus terminal it houses a shopping arcade. The 1,400-room Sherman, site of many conventions, is in the background.
Color photo by Egon Berka, Chicago, Ill.
Mirro Krome by H.S. Crocker Co.
Looking west on Randolph Street, Greyhound Bus Terminal in the foreground. The Sherman House is in the heart of the Loop, on Randolph and Clark Streets.
Cameo Greeting Cards
Color Photo by Howard Leibman
Plastichrome by Colourpicture
The Sherman House offers a wondrous world of facilities...five great restaurants and banquet and meeting accommodations for 20 or up to 2,000. When you visit, dine at the Celtic, College Inn-Porterhouse or Well of the Sea. Great Restaurants.
Monday, January 13, 2014
Lake Wales, Fla. Phone 3-2531
One of Florida's most distinctive motels just minutes away from world famous attractions: Passion Play, Cypress Gardens, Bok Tower, Great Masterpiece, Spook Hill. Completely new motel with electric heat, air conditioning and TV in rooms. Pick your own tree-ripened fruit from our orange grove! AAA Approved.
Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Sullivan, Mgrs.
5680 Allentown Boulevard
U.S. 22 and Interstate 81 - Exit 26
Harrisburg, Pa. 17112
Air conditioning, Color TV, Swimming Pool, Two restaurants - Bar service.
AAA Approved. A Quality Inn
West Yellowstone, Montana
Completely modern. All electric heat. Room telephones. AAA Approved. A Superior Motel.
Mailed from Yellowstone Park, Wyoming to Mr. & Mrs. Fred Milar of Wendell, Idaho on September 2, 1962:
We started for the Farm and landed here - It is a nice drive - it is cold here to night. We will be home Mon. I think.
Greeting to all.
Art & Clara
Telephone ALpine 3-0731
H.C. Wilburn, Managing Director
Monday, January 6, 2014
Complete One-Step Service in the fabulous state of Nevada. Hotel, Bar, Casino and Cocktail Lounge. Complete care for your automobile - lubrication service provided with a minimum of delay in our new modern service station.
Sunday, January 5, 2014
18 Deluxe units - Some kitchens - Steam heat - Wall to Wall carpet - Telephones - Television - Garages - Tiled showers - Tubs.
Recommended by Duncan Hines and AAA.
1 mile west of Shelbyville on U.S. 60 and 460. 22 insulated brick units, tile showers and wall-to-wall carpeting. Hot water heat. TV and air conditioning, room phones. Restaurant next door. AAA Approved. A Quality Court.
Phone ME 3-3350
W.H. Wagg and Elza Dobbs, Owners
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Jennings, Mgrs,
Located at Baldwin...Exit on Interstate 94 & U.S. 63.
Beautiful Colonial Decor, away from highway noise. Large children's play area, family size rooms, ceramic baths, tub and shower. Carpeted, free T.V. and Air-Conditioned. Thermostat controlled hot water heat. 24-Hour Cafe and Service Station. Cocktail Lounge and Supper Club. A place to remember to tell your friends about. Owner managed - your comfort is our aim.
Mr. & Mrs. Lemoine Olsen - Mr. & Mrs. Roy B. Nelson.
Mailed from Chicago, Illinois to Bozo's Circus at WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois on September 27, 1975:
xxxx S. Throop St.
Chg., Ill. 60608
"In The Heart of the City"
Beautifully appointed units have color cable TV, phones, free coffee, air conditioning. 1/4 block from shopping, dining and lounge. Adjacent to Crescent Park, has indoor and outdoor Olympic sized pool.
AAA and CAA Approved. A Best Western Motel
Your Hosts: Joe and Gerty Fikowski
Saturday, January 4, 2014
Mr. and Mrs. J.L. Lyons, Proprietors
Friday, January 3, 2014
Downtown - Bristol, Tenn., Va.
2412 W. State St.
Intersection 11W, 421, 58 & Federal 81 Sound-Proof - Phones - TV - Room Control Heat And Air Conditioning - New Ultra-Modern Motor Inn
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
U.S. Route 222 - 5 Miles North off LANCASTER, PENNA.
"In The Heart of Pennsylvania Dutch Country"
40 rooms, each with Bath. Individual Thermostat controlled Heat and Air-Conditioning. TV, FM Radio and Room Phones. Beautiful Colonial Dining Room featuring Penna. Dutch Food Specialties. Open Daily except Sunday. Sunday Breakfast 8:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Gift Shop featuring Gifts of Distinction.
Mailing Address - Box 1597, Lancaster, Pa.
Carl E. Pyle, Inn Keeper
U. S. Route 222 - 5 Miles North of Lancaster, Penna.
The Jewelry Section of our extensive Gift Shop. We feature a large variety of select domestic and imported gift merchandise.
June Louise Evans, Mgr.
CONESTOGA MOTOR INN
U.S. Route 222, 5 Miles North
P.O. Box #1597
A Beautiful Early American Dining Room. Featuring Pennsylvania Dutch Specialties - Roast Beef - Steaks, Chops and Seafood. "Air-Conditioned."
C.E. Pyle, Innkeeper
AAA Approved. Member of the Pennsylvania Dutch Tourist Bureau
Wilbur Cross Parkway, Berlin, Conn.
Accommodations for 110 people. Private, Modern Tile Baths, Hot Water Heat - Radio and Television. 6 Miles South of Hartford. Open Year Round.
An Approved Mutual Travel Index Motel.
Mailed from New York, New York to Fred J. Kirkpatrick of Fort Plain, New York on April 3, 1951:
Am kept very busy here and I am finding out a lot about criminal - Regards - Felix Aulisi