Sunday, June 30, 2013

Vintage 1950s Miami map

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Saturday, June 29, 2013

University of Miami Winter Art Class at Tahiti Beach

Original caption: An annual winter art class was held at Tahiti Beach in the 1940s. 
Tahiti Beach, once located on the southern side of the mouth of the Coral Gables Waterway,  has long been since replaced with "Gables by the Sea," an affluent gated community. 


Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Stylin' in Miami 101 years ago

From the Miami Daily Metropolis, March 1, 1912.

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Newspaper ad for Regal Beer - 1949

From the Miami Daily News, Sept. 2, 1949.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Havana Night Life in 1935

From the Miami Daily News, Jan. 27, 1935.

"There's a  tingle of excitement and breathless anticipation from the moment you step off the boat in Havana harbor, but you catch the rhythm and spirit of this gay people of the sub-tropics when you see Havana after dark."

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Sunday, June 23, 2013

University of Miami students and their cars

UM students in the 1930s.
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UM freshmen, 1950s.

Students celebrate UM's victory over Purdue, 1951.


Friday, June 21, 2013

Pan American stewardesses - 1960s & '70s

Pan Am stewardess class in Miami, January 1967.
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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

1963 newspaper ad for Clyde Killens' Knight Beat in Overtown

From the Miami News, June 21, 1963: Ad for Clyde Killens' Knight Beat club in Overtown.

Newspaper ad for Silvertone Portable Radio -1948

From the Miami Daily News, Jan. 9, 1948.

Ad for the Silvertone Sport Model Portable Radio sold at Sears at 1300 Biscayne Blvd.

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Monday, June 17, 2013

Stewardess training at Miami-Dade Junior College (ca. 1960s)

Miami-Dade Junior College students being trained as airline stewardesses
at the South Campus - Kendall.
Photos via FloridaMemory.

Saturday, June 15, 2013

Chevrolet Newsreel from 1935 featuring construction of the Overseas Highway and swimsuit models in Miami Beach

This Chevrolet promotional "newsreel" from 1935 opens with some rare footage of the building of the Overseas Highway to Key West and ends (at 5:30) with 20 swimsuit models riding atop a Chevrolet in Miami Beach.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

1980 Miami Beach in black and white [Part III]

Cameo Theater on Washington Ave., Miami Beach. (1980)
This and all photographs by Walter Smalling
via the Library of Congress. (Click images to enlarge)

1630 Euclid Ave. (1980)

Lummus Park. (1980)

1980 Miami Beach in black and white

1980 Miami Beach in black and white [Part II]

Looking down Flagler Street - 1924

Photograph by Gleason Waite Romer.
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Saturday, June 8, 2013

Veranda of the Royal Palm Hotel -1905

Veranda of Henry Flagler's Royal Palm Hotel in 1905.

Photo via the Library of Congress.

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Miami Archives, May 26, 2012: Henry Flagler's Royal Palm Hotel.

Monday, June 3, 2013

National Airlines newspaper ad -1963

From the Miami News, June 10, 1963.

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