Miami Baseball Stadium, c. 1950

I never saw a baseball game here, but I did attend a few concerts here during the 1970’s.  The most memorable was Fleetwood Mac, Kenny Loggins & Chick Corea and the Return to Forever Band.

… feeling very old at the moment!


Howard Johnson’s – 1100 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida (c. 1939)

Howard Johnson’s – Late 1930’s

Wordless Wednesday

Pan American Airways ~ Globe of the Earth ~ Miami, Florida ~ early-1940’s

This huge Globe of the Earth is constructed of steel, weighs 3-14 tons and has a diameter of 10 ft. and circumference of 31 ft 5 inches. It is placed in the center of the Pan American Terminal building at Miami, Florida.

60 years later – I wonder what happened to it?

1926 – Vintage Postcard from Canada; “Farewell, Dad”

Wordless Wednesday

Well Dad I am going to drop you a line and tell you that I am in Canada  So
good by
Yr son, Alan D.

March 1910 – Loving Easter Greetings (Vintage Postcard)

Another great card from Bertha (and Jim) Dicus of Alanson, Michigan.  I have quite a few cards that were sent to Bertha over the years.  Here is a Happy Easter card from her cousin Mary Bateson of Prairie Depot, Ohio dated March 24, 1910.

Prairie Depot, O.  March 23, 1910

Dear Cousin Bertha
I will try to write you a few lines to let you know we are all quite well except bad colds  hope this will find you all well.  well Bertha I have 3 children, 2 girls & 1 boy.  has your folks gone to Texas yet if they have write us their address and we will write to them  I wish I could see you and your family  come & see us when you can from your loving cousin Mary Bateson  HAPPY EASTER

1911 Vintage Postcard – Best Easter Wishes

Postmarked: March 16, 1911 in Mishawaka, Indiana

Dear Minnie did you think I had forgotten you  I guess not.  When are you coming to see me  my address is 224 South Church Street.  Now come and see me Your Friend Ethel

The Tile House Diner, Daytona Beach, Florida (Vintage Postcard)