Saturday, July 31, 2010

New York City, New York

Statue of Liberty on Bedloe's Island in New York Harbor, New York City

Academy of Music, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Grant's Tomb, New York

Friday, July 30, 2010

Jacksonville, Florida

Two steel draw bridges - the St. Elma W. Acosta Bridge and the Main Street Bridge, span the St. Johns River at Jacksonville, Fla., connecting the state's Gate City with the routes to South Florida resorts.  Here is a closeup of the Main Street Bridge, with the city's skyline in background.

Scene in Du Pont Gardens, Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, University
Patio of the Founders' Building

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Knoxville, Tennessee

Bathing beach at Big Ridge State Park near Knoxville, Tennessee.  White sand and diving platform provide excellent swimming in the colorful waters of Norris Lake.

Norris Dam located on the Clinch River, a short distance form Knoxville, Tennessee.  Norris Dam was the first T.V.A. dam to be completed.  The dam is 265' high and 1860' long.

Redmon Motel
On U.S. 25W.  One mile North of Knoxville, Tennessee.  Tile baths, Combination Tubs and Showers.  Air Conditioned - Electric Heat - City Water - Modern - Clean - Reasonable.  Phone MY 1-2967.
Owned and Operated by Mr. & Mrs. Redmon

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Jacksonville, Florida

Located seven miles north of Jacksonville, Fla., on U.S. 17, the Municipal Airport is a vitally inportant link in southern air terminals for Eastern, Delta and National Airlines.  Rated as one of America's finest, the airport comprises 1,760 acres and has five paved runways.

Jacksonville, University
"The Dolphins" - Jacksonville University crew enters the slip for daily practice.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, Ohio
1959 Winner All-America City Award

Looking West on Broad Street from Memorial Hall, Columbus, Ohio

Deshler-Hilton Hotel, RKO Theatre and Le Veque-Lincoln Tower
Columbus, Ohio
The Deshler-Hilton Hotel is one of Columbus' most modern hotels.  It contains 1,000 rooms and baths; 600 of these rooms are located in the 45-story Le Veque-Lincoln Tower.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Jacksonville Beach, Florida

New Community Center, with City Hall in the background, at Jacksonville Beach, Fla.  Modern in all respects, the center offers complete recreation facilities and programs of interest for the beach area.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Knoxville, Tennessee

Norris Dam, on the Clinch River, named for Senator George W. Norris of Nebraska, was the first dam to be completed by T.V.A.  The Dam is 265' high and 1860' long and is located a short distance from Knoxville, Tenn.

Fourt Loudon Dam near Knoxville, Tennessee.  One of the dams built by the T.V.A. to provide flood control, cheap power and recreational facilities.

Douglas Dam
8 Miles No. of Sevierville
Near Knoxville, Tenn.
Douglas Dam, a T.V.A. project on the French Broad River is 202' High and 1705' Long.  Douglas Lake impounded by the Dam offers excellent fishing.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Jacksonville, Florida

Memorial Park
Jacksonville, Florida
In the background to the left is the noted statue to the war heroes of the city and to the right is the Park Lane Apartments overlooking the St. John's River.

San Jose Golf Club is one of five excellent golf links in the Jacksonville, Fla. area.  The others are Ponte Verde Club, Municipal Links, Timuquana Country Club, Hyde Park Country Club.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Lockport, New York

The Lockport Senior Citizen Multi-Service Centre dedicated 1971 - 33 Ontario St., Lockport, N.Y. 14094

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Jacksonville, Florida

Greetings from Jacksonville, Florida
World Port and industrial city, Jacksonville is the principal gateway by rail to the Florida peninsual.  This view shows the city's skyline and Main St. Bridge.  The view was taken from the Prudential Tower looking across the St. John's River.

Part of the modern expressway system in progressive Jacksonville, Florida.

Main Street, looking south, showing the Mian Street Bridge in the background.
Jacksonville, Florida

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Columbus, Ohio

Business section and civic center showing U.S Post Office, Municipal Buildings, Le Veque-Lincoln Tower and State Office Building on Marconi Boulevard.

Le Veque-Lincoln Tower
Columbus, Ohio
555.5 feet high, 45 stories and top.  One of the most beautiful buildings in the world.  The R.K.O. Palace Theatre and Deshler Wallick Hotel occupy space in the Tower.

Approaching dwontown Columbus from the west over the Broad St. Bridge shown on this card.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Jacksonville, Florida

City Hall, Jacksonville, Florida.

Rose Arbor, Confederate Park, Jacksonville, Florida.

View of Confederate Park showing Scottish Rite Temple, Jacksonville, Florida

Monday, July 19, 2010


The Volunteer State
State Capitol:  Nashville
State Flower:  Iris
Area:  42,246 sq. miles
Tenn. ranks 16th in Population

Nickname - Volunteer State
State Capitol - Nashville
State Flower - Iris
1950 Population - 3,291,718
Area in Sq. Miles - 42,022
Entered the Union, June 1, 1796

Top view:  Great Falls Dam, on Caney Fork of the Cumberland River, was purchased by the T.V.A. in 1940.  The Dam is 92' High and 800' Long, and located at Rock Island, between Sparta and McMinnville, Tenn.

Bottom view:  Tennessee is known for its fine fishing waters, such as Center Hill, Dale Hollow, the Tennessee River and Kentucky Lake.  This view shows a fisherman catching a 5 1/2 lb. bass.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Jacksonville, Florida

Aerial view of U.S. Naval Air Station and surrounding areas located n the beautiful St. Johns River at Jacksonville, Florida.

Aerial view of the Jacsonville Sports Arena; site of The Gator Bowl (seating capacity, 50,000), The Coliseum (12,000 capacity) and the Baseball Park (10,000 capacity).  To serve this tremendous crowd capacity, there is a 5,000 car capacity common parking lot.

Downtown Jacksonville, Florida, showing the four Bridges across the St. John's River.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

New York City, New York

Ellis Island
Immigration Depot since 1892, where all immigrants are landed and examined before being admitted to this country.  Undesirables are deported at the expense of the steamship company that brings them.  Visitors are admitted to the balcony free.  Ferry connections from the Bowery.

Ellis Island, New York Harbor, Bird's-Eye View

New York Harbor, Bird's-Eye View

Friday, July 16, 2010

Knott's Berry Farm - Buena Park, California

Chief Red Feather
Chief Red Feather is a Navajo-Sioux Indian who has for many years greeted the guests at Knott's Berry Farm.  His striking costume is more Sioux than Navajo.  To meet this friendly man will be to better know and appreciate our American Indians.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Nashville, Tennessee

Greetings from Tennessee
Pictured at left:  Tennessee State Capitol, Nashville, Tennessee
Pictured at right:  The Hermitage, the home of Pres. Andrew Jackson, 12 miles east of Nashville on U.S. Hwy. 70.

Aerial View of the Parthenon
Centennial Park
Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville's Parthenon in Centennial Park is the only full sized replica of the world famed Parthenon of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece.  This masterpiece of early Greek Architecture is 228' in length, 101' wide and 65' high.

Tennessee State Capitol
The Tenn. State Capitol Building was erected in 1845-1853 at a cost of 2,500,000.00.  The architecture is that of a Greek Ionic Temple.  It is located on a plateau 175' above the Cumberland River and is a landmark for the entire area.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Knott's Berry Farm - Buena Park, California

The Blacksmith Shop is a popular place with the cowboys at Ghost Town, Calif.

Indian Maiden
Gloria Eresti at the pool in the Indian Village at Knott's Berry Farm, Ghost Town, California.

Steve the Sheriff gets some information about One-Eyed Joe from Roy the Prospector.
Knott's Berry Farm
Ghost Town, Calif.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Miami, Florida

Dade County Court House and Miami City Hall, Miami, Fla.

Palm lined Biscayne Boulevard Boulevard, Miami, Florida, showing row of famous Hotels, along this fabulous bloulevard.

Flagler Street, Looking West, Miami, Florida

Monday, July 12, 2010

Knott's Berry Farm - Buena Park, California

Nell and Belle
Knott's Berry Farm, Ghost Town, Calif.
The most photographed girls in Ghost Town.  These colorful statues bring untold mirth to all who pose with them.

The Calico Saloon Bar
Knott's Berry Farm and Ghot Town
Buena Park, Calif.
Visitors of Ghost Town gather at this colorful frontier bar to enjoy entertainment and sip a cool glass of sarsparilla.

Goldie's Place
Knott's Berry Farm, Ghost Town, California
Visitors on Main Street, seem to be attracted by some activity back at the Town Jail.