Friday, October 31, 2014

Swiss Cheese Factory

Removing the Curd.
Green County Swiss Cheese Factory
Monroe, Wisconsin
Swiss Cheese Capital — U.S.A.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Empire State Express

Niagara Type 4-8-4 Locomotive, Class S-1-b, on New York Central Train No. 50 — "The Empire State Express", in the Highlands of the Hudson, 1948. From original painting by Howard Fogg.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Map: Providence, Rhode Island

The Capitol of Rhode Island, Providence is situated at the head of Naragansett Bay. Ships from many countries visit Providence. Along with its many newly constructed buildings, Providence also has many fine restored historical sites dating back to the 1600's.

© 1981

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Miracle Vacuum Cleaner

Even a child can do cleaning miracles with the new Lewyt! So light, compact, and powerful — yet so quiet you can hardly hear it! Super-cleans rugs, sweeps floors, dusts, brightens drapes — even waxes, sprays, de-moths! Amazing — but Lewyt costs no more than ordinary cleaners! And there's 
When you DO IT with LEWYT

postmarked 1953

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Jackson Hole Airport Sign

JACKSON HOLE AIRPORT, north of Jackson, Wyoming, in Grand Tetons National Park, is the home of Jackson Hole Scenic Flights.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Autumn Days

Autumn Days bring vivid red, green and gold to enchant the land before fading into Winter's somber tones.

Vacationland Scene
 Copyright 1960, The L. L. Cook Co.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Tony the Tiger's Camp Tent

Dear ___________________________
• Making lots of new friends.
• The food id gr-r-reat — we even get Kellogg's cereals.
• Having lots o'fun
• Tell everyone "Hello!"

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Restful Union Pacific Coach

Economy and comfort go together when you travel by coach on Union Pacific Domeliners and Streamliners. Seats are deeply upholstered, equipped with reclining backs and stretch-out leg rests. Many also have adjustable head rests.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Rustic Sign at Lake Wales

A rustic trailside sign at the Mountain Lake Sanctuary near the Singing Tower, Lake Wales, Florida. The quotation is from the revered naturalist, John Burroughs.

Friday, October 17, 2014

Fish Boil

A famous old peninsula custom. Fish are boiled with potatoes and lots of salt in large kettles. A gourmet delight enjoyed by all!

postmarked 1975

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Peter, Peter, Pumpkin-eater

Peter, Peter, pumpkin-eater,
Had a wife and couldn't keep her;
He put her in a pumpkin shell,
And there he kept her very well.

Copyright 1950 by Sawyer's Inc.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Top of the Rock

Stouffer's "TOP OF THE ROCK"
atop the Prudential Building
Chicago 1, Illinois
Enjoy "cocktails in the clouds" in Stouffer's fabulous glass-enclosed "Top of the Rock" lounge and see one of the most spectacular views in the midwest! On a clear day you'll see way beyond Chicago . . .  to Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin!

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Cliff House and Seal Rocks

The Cliff House has been a world renowned restaurant restaurant since the first House was built in the year 1858. It overlooks the Seal Rocks where hundreds of seals bask in the sun daily and are easily seen from the famous Redwood Room. The seals are protected by state law. 


Color photo by Proctor Jones

Monday, October 13, 2014

Map: Greetings from Indiana

Nickname — Hoosier State
1960 Population — 4,662,498
Area in Sq. Miles — 36,354
Entered the Union, Dec. 11, 1816

Sunday, October 12, 2014

More Fun Than a Barrel of Monkeys

Truly,  "More Fun than a Barrel of Monkeys" at HOMOSASSA SPRINGS attraction. . . on U.S. 19, 75 miles north of the Tampa Bay area. 

Saturday, October 11, 2014

International Hotel Marquee

"Just off the Strip"
Las Vegas, Nevada
The International Hotel marquee with the Landmark Hotel in the background. Both hotels and the Las Vegas Convention Center, gives Paradise Road a good start to becoming a second strip.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Antique Auto Drink 'N' Snack Set

Because we enjoy doing business with you . . . the valuable gift pictured on the other side is
Yours FREE… Just for Re-Opening or Adding to Your Account
Here's a gift that will be the talk of every party! Each of the 8 generous size glasses pictures a pair of authentic Antique Autos in natural color. You'll love the Snack Bowl for peanuts, pretzels, etc. The handsome Wrought Iron Carrier makes serving easy as pie.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Just Landed at Cleveland

Cleveland, Ohio
Cleveland's position as an aviation center is being enhanced daily. Cleveland Hopkins Airport, already the largest municipal airport in the world, is being expanded further to take care of the ever increasing air traffic.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Tea Cup Poodles

Love is . . .
Owning tea cup poodles like Tom & Jerry

(photo by Kempkes)

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Sugar Hill


UNITED STATES — A grove of New England sugar maple trees gave this peaceful hilltop settlement its name of Sugar Hill. Pan American serves more gateway cities than any other international airline.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

The Mystery Spot

This sign directs you to the World famous Mystery Spot • located 5 miles West of the Mackinac Straits Bridge on U. S. 2, St. Ignace, Michigan.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Usinger's Delicious Braunschweiger

The Usinger Elf trademark is featured on Milwaukee billboards. For 80 Years*, Usinger's have been famous throughout the country for the finest in sausage, made according to their original Old World recipes. When in Milwaukee, visit the Usinger retail store at 1030-North Third St.

* Since 1880

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Danish Days Festival 1965

SEPTEMBER 17, 18, 19, 1965
This charming little Danish-American Village in the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley dresses gayly for its annual "DANISH DAYS" celebration. Young folks dance Danish Folk Dances to the rollicking music of roving bands. Aebelskive breakfasts are served in the open and there is entertainment galore, Why not come and join in the fun?

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Whispering Giant Native American Monument

May the Great Spirit return our ancestral dignity & honor in hopes that we may find the fortitude to renew & preserve our lost culture. My good friend Jimmy Mustache, Running Elk, Ojibway Medicine Man. One monument for each of the 50 states, as gifts, to raise the nation's conscience to the plight of the American Indians. Created from white pine; circumference 132"; height 25'.

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