Sunday, November 30, 2014

Vintage images of MacArthur Causeway

Looking east towards Miami Beach. Bridge to Star Island
is at lower left. 1959
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Looking west from Alton Road. Biscaya Hotel 
is right center. 1959

Looking west from Alton Road - 1960

Looking east towards Miami Beach - 1960

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Fishermen in Key West - 1938

Photograph by Arthur Rothstein.
via the Library of Congress
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Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Daily Miami Metropolis police report from March 7, 1910

From the Daily Metropolis, March 7, 1910.

1959 newspaper ad for Royal Castle

From the Miami News, Feb. 23, 1959.


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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Miami Beach police practice shooting from a moving car

Newsreel showing police shooting from a 1936 Chevrolet at the Miami Beach Police pistol range...

Monday, November 3, 2014

The Everglades photographs of Julian Dimock

The Everglades photographs of Julian Dimock.

Seminole in Peterborough canoe, The Everglades, Florida, 1906.
Photographs via the American Museum of Natural History.
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Alligator walking on beach, Cape Romano, Florida, 1907.

Boy with lynx, Fakahatchee Strand, Florida, 1905.

Three Seminole girls in canoe, The Everglades, Florida, 1907.

NPR: Meeting Florida's Seminoles Through Rediscovered Photos

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Vintage photo of Lake Pancoast and Collins Ave.

Lake Pancoast and hotels - including Roney Plaza in center - along Collins Avenue as seen from Indian Creek Drive, circa 1940s. (Mistakenly labeled as Indian River.)

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Saturday, November 1, 2014

1929 newspaper ads

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