Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Dolphin Court Motel


DOLPHIN COURT MOTEL
Chatham, Cape Cod, Mass.
24 Units set in 3½ acres of landscaped grounds, quiet and relaxing atmosphere. Close to salt water beach, restaurants, shops, etc. Large, attractive soundproof rooms. Owner Managed.

postmarked 1961 

 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Interstate Florida 75


INTERSTATE ROUTE 75
A beautiful super highway cutting through America's Scenic Heartland from Lake Superior on the Canadian Border to Florida's Citrus Belt in the South.




Monday, November 28, 2016

Map: Cape Ann, Massachusetts


MAP OF CAPE ANN, MASS.
All raods lead to this picturesque vacation spot; literally an island where fishing, swimming, boating, painting, or just plain relaxing is ideal. Only 35 miles north of Boston on the historic North Shore .
Painting by Leonard Derwinski.

 

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Welcome to Polar Caves


POLAR CAVES located 4 miles West of Plymouth, New Hampshire, on Route 25. One of nature's most spectacular mineral and rock formations.
Entrance to Polar Caves

Friday, November 25, 2016

The Nassau Tavern Hotel


THE NASSSAU TAVERN HOTEL
PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY
One of the Tavern's most popular dining features is the famous Nassau Roast Beef Buffet served every Wednesday night. Guests fill plates high with lean and tender beef and a delightfully delicious assortment of vegetables, salads and tasty delicacies – "All You Can Eat" – is seved at a surprisingly modest price.

 

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Hotel Deauville


NEWEST, LARGEST AND MOST LUXURIOUS HOTEL IN MIAMI BEACH
DEAUVILLE
550 FT. ON THE OCEAN AT 67th STREET

600 incomparable guest  rooms and suites • 2 pools • 2 night clubs • 3 dining rooms • ice skating rink • 9-hole short golf course • complete shopping plaza • 100% air-conditioned
 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Coco Palms Resort


COCO PALMS RESORT, Lihue, Kauai
Guests enjoy paddling an outrigger canoe down the lovely lagoon lined with swaying coconut palms and carpeted with colorful water lilies.


Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Texas Ferry Boat


THE FERRY BOATS OF FORT ARANSAS, TEXAS, one of the many attractions of the Gulf Coast, operates 24 hours a day. It is the gateway to Padre Island.

 

Monday, November 21, 2016

Greetings From Lake Norman


LAKE NORMAN
Largest man-made lake in North Carolina - 32,510 acres with 520 miles of shore line. The concrete dam is 1,279 feet long with 11 flood gates and a total length of 7,387 feet of earth and concrete dams. Lake Norman offers excellent fishing, boating and swimming . . . mmore variety to North Carolina's Variety Vacationland.

 

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Horseshoe Bend National Military Park


HORSESHOE BEND NATIONAL MILITARY PARK
Alabama
The Battle of Horseshoe Bend catapulted Gen. Andrew Jackson ("Old Hickory") into national prominence and led to his being put in charge of American forces at New Orleans in the War of 1812. Friendly Creeks and Cherokees helped Jackson defeat Menawa, the Red-Stick Creek Chieftain.
U. S. Dept. of the Interior
National Park Service

The Creek Indian in the picture is Chief McGhee of the Eastern Band of the Creek Indian Nation, Atmore, Ala. 

 

Friday, November 18, 2016

Atlantic Coast Lobster


ATLANTIC COAST LOBSTER — this large freshly boiled lobster resting on scallop shells suggests two most tempting foods.
 

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Vermont Countryside


Peacham, Vermont is high and delightful rolling country between U.S. 5 and U.S. 2 southwest of St. Johnsbury and douth of Danville. It is not far from Harvey's Lake. Settled in 1776.

Ektachrome by Carleton Allen

 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The Thunderbird Motel


America's finest in-town Motel
THUNDERBIRD MOTEL
South Shore Drive at 75th Street
Chicago 49, Illinois
Located ON CHICAGO'S scenic lake route U.S. 41. 150 beautiful rooms with individually controlled heating and air-conditioning. Phones in every room with 24 hour switchboard service. Free 21" TV and parking. Olympic swimming pool  Restaurant and cocktail lounge.
"10 minutes to Downtown Chicago"

 

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Greyhound Americruiser 2


The Greyhound Americruiser 2 is the newest model in the proud fleet of over 4,000 modern buses Greyhound uses to serve more than 14,000 communities in all 48 continental United Statestraveling over a million miles per day. Each bus is fully air conditioned, contains an on-board lavatory and provides comfortable seating for 43 passengers. The Americruiser 2 provides the highest fuel efficiency of any form of public or private transportation.


Monday, November 14, 2016

Greetings from Minnesota


Minnesota - Star of the North
Entered the union May 11, 1858, with an area of 84,682 sq. miles. Over 10,000 lakes and thousands of acres of forests make MINNESOTA a popular vacation spot.

 

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Bingham Maine Welcome Sign


On the bank of the Kennebec River –
Erected by the Chamber of Commerce
Bingham, Maine
Route 201 – Arnold Highway
to Quebec City

postmarked 1968

Friday, November 11, 2016

Sunday Night Buffet


THE HOTEL VIKING
Newport, R. I.
Is renown for its Sunday night buffet. The rendezvous for gourmets, hot and cold foods, cocktails, all oat moderate prices. In Newport, R. I., it's the Viking.

postmarked 1963


 

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Dione Lucas's Kitchen


Thinking about remodeling your kitchen?
See Dione Lucas's Atkins Kitchen on the Dione Lucas Show any weekday at 3 P.M. on WPIX. That's channel 11. You'll be amazed at how little it costs to have an Atkins Blue Flame Kitchen specially designed for your house, just as we did for Mrs. Lucas.

 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Pumpkin Display


VAN RIPER'S FARMS, INC.
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N. J.
For your pleasure, we have constructed this "bewitching" display. Our vegetables, fruits, and flowers are among the finest grown in the heart of Bergen County's finest farmland.

 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Mail Boat


J.W. WESTCOTT II — MAIL BOAT
Detroit River, Michigan 48222
The only boat in the world with an exclusive Zip Code Number.  (J.W. Westcott is postmaster of the Great Lakes.) The year 1969 begins the 75th year of direct ship-to-ship mail deliveries. Operates 24 hours-a-day from mid-April to mid-December. The Westcott II takes mail from the postal station on First Street in Detroit and meets Great Lakes freighters and keeps pace with the moving freighter while a crewman lowers a maibucket down over the side and into the cabin of the mailboat, and in seconds hauls it up again. Then the Westcott is on its way to shore.

 

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Lincoln's Home


ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S HOME
SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS
This home, the only one Mr. Lincoln ever owned, he bought in 1844 for $1500; he later enlarged it to its present appearance at a cost of $1300. This is the original structure (built of native hardwoods with wooden pegs) in which the Lincolns lived until Mr. Lincoln became Prewsident in 1861. Here sons Edw., Wm., and Thomas were born. Home is at northeast corner of 8th & Jackson Sts.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Poi Pounding


POI POUNDING . . . the early Hawaiian's method of pounding taro root into poi for his principal source of nourishment is colorfully demonstrated at Kona Inn by a versatile member of the hotel's staff.

 

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Roulette Gaming Guide


SANDS HOTEL
"A PLACE IN THE SUN"
Las Vegas, Nevada

ENTERTAINMENT SHOWPLACE OF THE WORLD, THE SANDS HOTEL EXPANDS INTO A 777 ROOM OPERATION, FEATURING AN ELEGANT TOWER BUILDING. PRODUCER JACK ENTRATTER PRESENTS THE TOP STARS, RED SKELTON, DANNY THOMAS, SAMMY DAVIS, JERRY LEWIS AND MANY OTHERS IN THE COPA ROOM, WITH MORE TOP SHOWS IN THE NEW SANDS CELEBRITY THEATRE. COME SEE FOR YOURSELF WHY THE SANDS IS THE EXCITING HOTEL IN LAS VEGAS.


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Indian Beadwork


THE THUNDERBIRD has been reverenced by the Dakota Indians and most other American Indians as a friendly and helpful spirit messenger of the great Spirit. Colorful handmade Indian beadwork is obtainable through the American Indian Culture Research Center, Blue Cloud Abbey, Marvin, S.D. 



Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Along the Ohio Turnpike


PICTURESQUE COUNTRYSIDE ALONG OHIO'S 241 MILE TURNPIKE
Constantly shifting its scenery, The Ohio Turnpike winds its way through forest and farm, flatlands and rugged ridges.

 
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