Sunday, April 28, 2013

Wartime newspaper ad for Burdine's - 1943

From the Miami Daily News, March 21, 1943.


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Monday, April 22, 2013

Opening of the Pan American Airport on N.W. 36th St. - 1929

Miami Daily News, Jan. 6, 1929.

Grand opening of the new terminal for Pan American Airways System
at Pan American Field, Miami, Jan. 9, 1929.
Amelia Earhart is 5th from right.

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Pan American Field, 1928.




Sunday, April 21, 2013

Motoring in Miami in 1929

From the Miami Daily News, Jan. 27, 1929.









Saturday, April 20, 2013

Ad for Club Lido on Hibiscus Island - 1929

From the Miami Daily News, Jan. 26, 1929.









Miami's Great Causeway - 1920

This image shows the County Causeway, now known as the MacArthur Causeway.
To the right, Star Island can be seen. Beyond Star Island, Palm Island can be seen.
In the distance, the city of Miami can be seen.
In the foreground, there is sand above the surface of the water,
which now part of Terminal Island.
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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Tourist photo booth at Hardie's Bathing Casino, Miami Beach - 1925

 Back in 1925 during prohibition, Miami Beach tourists could have their picture taken at a photo booth dressed up to look like a saloon in Havana, Cuba.


Caption: Postcard of couples in a tourist photo booth at Hardie's Bathing Casino during the prohibition - Miami Beach, Florida. Photographed on February 19, 1925.


Original caption: "At the left is Mr. Astley with Mr. Coble
in background. Also included are Mrs. Astley and Mrs. Coble."

Photo via FloridaMemory.com
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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Miami International Airport - 1965

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Newspaper ad for Belle Meade homesites -1925

From the Miami Daily News, Aug. 18, 1925.








Monday, April 15, 2013

Construction and opening of the Miami Biltmore Hotel

Biltmore Hotel under construction, Nov. 20, 1925.

John McEntee Bowman and George E. Merrick, builders of
the Biltmore Hotel.

Miami Daily News, Jan. 15, 1926.

Miami Daily News, Jan. 16, 1926.

Miami Daily News, Jan. 16, 1926.

Miami Daily News, Jan. 17, 1926.
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Friday, April 12, 2013

Newspaper ad for Isle of Normandy real estate 1925

From the Miami Daily News, Nov. 26, 1925.


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Thursday, April 11, 2013

The original 'Scarface' premieres at the Coconut Grove Theater - 1932

The Howard Hughes production of "Scarface," starring Paul Muni, was released 81 years ago this week.


From the Miami Daily News, April 10, 1932.




Wednesday, April 3, 2013

1926 newspaper ad for The Miami Photo Supply Co.

From the Miami Daily News, Dec. 21, 1926.





Tuesday, April 2, 2013

The movie theater at the tip of South Beach

The Biscayne Plaza Theatre was located at 206 Biscayne
Street - now South Pointe Drive. (1930)
Miami Daily News, Nov. 25, 1926.
Miami Daily News, Jan. 14, 1927.






Monday, April 1, 2013

1955 ad for Cubana Airlines

From the Miami Daily News, Dec. 30, 1955.





Miami Beach gets a new Greyhound Bus station - Feb., 1955

From the Miami Daily News, Feb. 15, 1955.