Thursday, December 17, 2015

California's Maria Remenyi wins Miss USA pageant in Miami Beach in 1966

May 22, 1966:

California Lass New Miss USA

Miami Beach, Fla., (AP) - A dimpled, brown-haired beauty from California who is studying to become an atomic scientist was crowned Miss USA Saturday night.

The new queen, Maria Remenyi of el Cerrito, came to the United States in 1965 as a Hungarian refugee.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Ad for the Miami Biltmore - 1934

From the Miami Daily News, Feb. 3, 1934.

Ad for the Miami Biltmore Nightclub...

"Two Great Orchestras and a Sensational Floor Revue"

"Gala Saturday Night Dinner ........ $3.00"

Click to enlarge.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Vintage 1930s and '40s Miami postcards

Typical residential street, Miami, Florida
(Click images to enlarge)

Girls fishing in Biscayne Bay, Bayfront Park

Going to sea from Miami, Florida

Home of the "Million Dollar" fishing fleet, Miami
2nd Ave. bridge across Miami River

Dallas Park Hotel area and Miami River

Biscayne Boulevard at Flagler Street

Rickenbacker Causeway

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Vintage 1930s and '40s Coral Gables postcards

One of the beautiful residences at Coral Gables, Florida

Venetian Pool

Ponce de Leon Blvd and Coral Way

Coral Way (Miracle Mile) Looking West

Ponce de Leon Blvd and Coral Way

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Eastern Airlines newspaper ad, March, 1954

From the Miami Daily News, March 2, 1954

Newspaper ad for Eastern Airlines Super-C Constellation to Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Coral Gables - 1923 - 1925

Coral Gables business district, 1923 - 1925. Photos via
the Library of Congress. (Click images to enlarge)

Ponce de Leon Plaza at Granada Blvd. and Coral Way, 1923 -1925.

Granada Entrance, Coral Gables, 1923 - 1925.