Friday, April 11, 2014

Horse races, Hialeah Park - 1939


Photographs by Marion Post Wolcott
Via the Library of Congress.

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Palms and Sunshine - 1921


ORIGINAL CAPTION: "Palms and Sunshine near Miami, Fla."
Photograph by William Fishbaugh. (1921)
Via the Library of Congress
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Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Beacon Hotel on Ocean Drive, March 1980


Beacon Hotel, 720 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach.
Photograph by Walter Smalling.
via Library of Congress.




1974 newspaper ad for the Playboy Plaza, Miami Beach


From the Miami News, April 9, 1974.






Friday, April 4, 2014

The Peacock Inn in Cocoanut Grove


Winter visitors on the porch of the Peacock Inn, 
Cocoanut Grove, 1890.
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via FloridaMemory.com

Between 1896 and 1898. 


Miami Metropolis, Jan. 12, 1900.




Wednesday, April 2, 2014

St. Moritz Hotel, 1565 Collins Ave., Miami Beach - March, 1980


St. Moritz Hotel, 1565 Collins Ave., March 1980.
Photographs by Walter Smalling.
Via Library of Congress. 





Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Pan American Airways Terminal in Dinner Key - ca. 1934


Pan American Airways System Terminal
Building, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami.
Via Library of Congress.
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Ca. 1940.
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Newspaper ad for Sewell Bros. Clothing Store - 1918


From the Miami Daily Metropolis, April 1, 1918.


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