Thursday, October 30, 2014

Hotel San Carlos - early 1900s


The Hotel San Carlos was located at what is now N.E. First Street and
Second Ave. in downtown Miami.
Via Library of Congress. 

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Detail from above photograph. 

Miami Metropolis, March 17, 1908.


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Miami News, April 9, 1988: Tourism outpaced hotels in 1917



Esther Clair from Miami appears on 'What's My Line?' - 1957


Esther Clair, who was Miss Miami Beach in 1954, appears on "What's My Line" on April 28, 1957.

Florida Sen. George Smathers was a panelist.





Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Avenue 'C' in Miami - 1904


Via Library of Congress.
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Friday, October 17, 2014

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Vintage Miami travel poster, circa 1960





Friday, October 10, 2014

Miami Beach's first pool: The Everglades Cabana Club and Pool

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Miami Daily News, Mar. 30, 1936.




Miami News, May 12, 1984: Collins pool older than Miami Beach

Miami Daily News, Jan. 1, 1937: William Cook plans party for guests at cabana


Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Roney Plaza Hotel, Jan. 1, 1930

Roney Plaza Hotel, Miami Beach.
Jan. 1, 1930. Via the Library of Congress.
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FBI director J. Edgar Hoover at the Roney Plaza in 1936. 


A vacationing couple at the Roney Plaza in 1946.
Via Florida Memory. 

From the Miami Daily News, Jan. 16, 1929. 

Miami Daily News,  Jan. 27, 1927. 


Miami News, July 17, 1968: An Era Ends -- Roney Plaza Comes Tumbling Down


Sunday, October 5, 2014