Thursday, July 31, 2014

Early American Bedroom furniture

The furniture that adds living room to every room
You've read about famous Ethan Allen by Baumritter in Seventeen Magazine — now come see it on display! This is warm, liveable Early American furniture that's just perfect for today's needs. With this Ethan Allen functional group you'll be able to make the most of limited wall space — and have all the storage space you need! This furniture actually makes rooms seem larger — even turns a corner to take advantage of space!

postmarked 1956

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

New York World's Fair Unisphere & Escorters

New York World's Fair 1964-1965
"Peace through Understanding"
Unisphere showing "Escorters". These taxis are for hire and hold four persons with driver-guides. The Unisphere is the largest structure in the world fabricated entirely of stainless steel (470 tons were used).

Monday, July 28, 2014

Map: Martha's Vineyard

Map of Martha's Vineyard Island, Mass., New England's largest island and long famed as a summer resort. About 20 miles long and 10 miles wide, it has 6 towns and more than 100 square miles of unusual scenic beauty.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Catalina Island Fishing

A real sport to fishermen from all over the world. Nowhere else is found such a variety and size of game fish as recorded here. Marlin, Tuna, Sea Bass and Yellowtail, to name a few.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Reminder to Drive Carefully

This novel rustic plaque is located near the Headwaters of the Mississippi River. It is a reminder to the many tourists visiting Itasca State Park to drive carefully so that they may return to enjoy the beauties of nature being preserved for them in this and other Minnesota State Parks.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Greetings from Wisconsin

WISCONSIN is our 30th State (1848). Capital: Madison. Has 1,449 square miles of inland water and is popular all-season playground. State Fish: Muskelunge. Among the many other things for which it's famous, Wisconsin is America's Daiyrland.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Streamliner in the Royal Gorge

View at bottom of the Royal Gorge, near CaƱon City, Colorado, showing the Royal Gorge suspension Bridge, the World's Highest Bridge, 1053 feet above the Arkansas River and the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad Streamliner.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Map: Delaware

Nickname — Diamond State
1960 Population — 446,292
Area in Sq. Miles 2,370
Entered the Union, Dec. 7, 1787

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Yogi Bear at Camp

Dear _______________________________,
• Having a wonderful time.
• The food is great — we even get Kellogg's too.
• Be home soon. See you _________________

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Friday, July 18, 2014

George Diamond Steaks

Charcoal Broiled Steaks
A picturesque view of George Diamond preparing a steak before one of his open charcoal broilers.
A full steak dinner starts at $1.95

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Fresh & Beautiful Kitchen

Your kitchen will always be fresh and beautiful, like this one, if it's painted with Du Pont "Duco" Enamel! That's because "Duco" is tough and durable, resists hard knocks, and is as easy to clean as a china dish. In sparkling Gloss and velvety Semi-Gloss, "Duco" is ideal for furniture, walls, woodwork in every room. So easy to use — odorless during application — and usually one coat is all that's needed to give old surfaces bright new beauty. Won't you stop in and let us show your the lovely colors that you can have in "Duco" the One Coat Magic Enamel?

postmarked 1955

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Erie Railroad -- 100th Anniversary

It was a great day on May 15, 1851 when the New York and Erie Railroad, now the ERIE RAILROAD, completed its first run from Piermont, N. Y., on the Hudson River to Dunkirk, N. Y., on Lake Erie. It was the longest railroad in the United States — 446 miles long — and an important milestone in American history.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Natchez Trace Parkway

NATCHEZ TRACE PARKWAY . . . memorializes a series of Indian trails that became a wilderness roadway between Natchez and Nashville, and during 1800-1830 successively a post road and highway binding the Old southwest to the Union. Administered by the National Park Service U. S. Department of Interior.
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Friday, July 11, 2014

Walleye Fillets

Minnesota's State Fish — Unsurpassed for fishing excitement and delicious eating!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Eureka Upright Cleaner

The new Eureka Easy Glide — world's most versatile cleaner. Has power-driven brush, and disposable dust bag. Full size yet weighs only 12½ lbs. Its unique "NAP ADAPTS" and 3-way cleaning power prevent bogging down, even on deepest pile. And an optional attachment set is available for above the floor cleaning. 

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Northwest Airlines Martin Luxury Liners

You'll thrill at the power and amazing speed of these modern, postwar twin-engine Martin luxury liners. Every new feature of comfort, convenience and performance is included. Built-in loading steps, reversible pitch propellers, soft, reclining seats, modern equipped galley, and large "picture" windows are just a few of the things you'll like about travelling Northwest Martins on short fast routes from Coast to Coast.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Greetings from Connecticut

Nickname — Nutmeg State
1960 Population — 2,535,234
Area in sq. miles — 4,965
Entered the Union, Jan. 9, 1788

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Welcome to Colorful Colorado

Land of color, rich in beautiful highways through mountain and valley regions filled with hard-to-believe scenic wonders.

Handwritten date July 1957 on back

Friday, July 4, 2014

Greetings from Cape Cod, Mass.

The large lobster weigh 14 lbs. The small ones weigh 1½ lbs. each, which is about an average serving. the giant lobsters are largely used for salads, newburgs, stews, lobster rolls, etc.

postmarked 196_

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Muleshoe Monument

This is the symbol of Muleshoe. The exotic mule whose forefathers tilled the fertile soils around Muleshoe. This monument to the mule was erected on July 3, 1965.

9-12-68 handwritten date on back

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Seaboard Railroad's Sun Lounge

THE SUN LOUNGE — Delightful, patio-like club car on Seaboard Railroad's SILVER METEOR,  between New York and Florida.
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