Friday, September 11, 2009

South Haven


725 Bayshore Drive, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

15 units on the Intercoastal Waterway. One hundred feet dock space, 3 blocks from ocean, elevator and maid service, shuffleboard court. Tel. Logan4-5256.

February 12, 1957

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

“We are thoroughly enjoying the lovely Florida sunshine and I for one will be sorry when our vacation ends. Weather has been ideal so far. Bill and I are about to start out and look for a golf course. See you in the near future.”

Emily and Bill

This building appears to have been replaced by a 12 story behemoth. The neighboring buildings are very much like this one.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

The Waldorf Astoria

“The Unofficial Palace of New York

January 15, 1937

New York, New York

“I hope you are all well. There has been rain every day and visibility is poor but have seen many interesting things. Saw Hudson River and Grant’s Tomb today. Pipe organ playing now in this hotel.”


Friday, September 4, 2009

Mirror Lake

Magnificient view of St. Petersburg's skyline reflected from the quiet surface of Mirror Lake. One of Florida's most exotic scenes.

July 17, 1962
Saint Petersburg, Florida

Dear Al
"Arrived here Thursday July 12th. Had a nice trip the weather was fine we are 1 st from mirror lake on card. Drop a line let me know any news."
Jessie Joe

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Big Room, Carlsbad Caverns

These formations are along the trail in the famous Big Room.

September 6, 1988
Whites City, New Mexico

Hello All-
"So far it has been a good vacation, but New Orleans had rain for 3 days & I got a minor head cold- Texas was dry & now I head for the Pacific-"

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Valley of the Monuments

Northern Arizona
"Unbelievable" is the word for this awe-inspiring land of nature's colorful and startling sculptures.

September 11, 1955
Whittier, California

"Well how are you all to day. I got back Sat after noon it took 8 hr to drive through monument valley boy they sure have bad road. I got my car clean up this morning and load up my tool will work on them tomorrow. Well guess we'll close"