Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Newspaper ad for The Royal Pharmacy - 1909

From the Miami Metropolis, Feb. 10, 1909.

Monday, April 28, 2014

'Cocoanut trees along the docks, Miami' - early 1900s

via the Library of Congress.

Fort Dallas Hotel, Avenue C, Miami - early 1900s

Miami Metropolis,  Feb. 10, 1909. 

via the Library of Congress.
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Miami Daily Metropolis, March 21, 1912. 

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Newsreel showing postwar Miami in 1946

Via British Pathé.

Postwar Miami (1946) shown in a British newsreel.

Scenes include: Miami skyline, glamorous girls in swimsuits posing on yacht. Various shots people beside swimming pool - more glam women, men smoking cigars and playing cards, overhead shot of Lincoln Road (at 0:20), Various shots crowded shopping streets, fashionable dresses and expensive jewelry in shop windows. Various shots of people at Hialeah racetrack. Various shots exterior and interior of "Five O'Clock Club, inside nightclub couples are dancing. Various night shots neon lights.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

1927 newspaper ad for the Venetian Bridge

From the Miami Daily News, April 29, 1927.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Newspaper ad for the Playhouse West Steak Pit in Coconut Grove

From the Miami News, April 24, 1964.

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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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