1962 Baseball Baedeker – Cincinnati

This is the second post (of 20) sharing the 1962 Baseball Baedeker guide to every city & team in Major League Baseball in existence at the time. The guide was designed to make it easier for players and travelers to know where hotels, restaurants and assorted other spots were located. #1 – Baltimore (Orioles) #2…

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Greetings From….

Today’s offering is a baker’s dozen of Curt Teich large-letter Greetings From….postcards. Curteich was the largest producer of color and quality linen postcards for more than 5 decades. Teich postcards are easy to date, as there is a code on all codes that tells you when it was published. There is a handy dating guide…

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Dr. Pott’s: Archaeology & Disco in the Cincinnati Suburbs

Come with us on archaeological expedition and DISCOver the story of an archaeology themed disco located within the Holiday Inn Riverfront in the Cincinnati suburb of Covington, Kentucky. The Holiday Inn Riverfront had opened in the 1960s with a modest Holiday Inn restaurant attached to the side. Over the next 15 years people ate, people chatted,…

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Golden Age Nursing Home Fire – November 23, 1963

CITY IN RUINS WHAT: Nursing home fire WHEN: November 23, 1963 approx. 4:50am WHERE: Norwalk, Ohio CASUALTIES: 63 dead, over 25 injured Largely forgotten due to the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy the previous day, The Golden Age Nursing Home fire is considered the second worse nursing home fire ( in the history of the country with 63…

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Ohio Stater Inn – Columbus, Ohio

The Ohio Stater Inn in Columbus, Ohio opened with a ton of fanfare on Friday, May 26, 1961. The 130 room motel was constructed of non-combustible brick, steel, stone, granite, concrete gypsum walls and steel roof deck. Located close to Ohio State University at 2060 North High Street at Woodruff, the Inn was the only motel built within…

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Remember Me To All The Girls

Mailed from Cleveland, Ohio to Miss Beatrice Watson c/o J.L. Hudson Co. Grocery Dept in Detroit, Michigan on October 25, 1911: Dear B – Was so glad to get your nice long letter to-day. I had a good laugh at part of it. I will write you a letter as soon as I get settle…

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Stouffer’s Top of the…Restaurants

A history of every Stouffer’s Top of the…Restaurants built from 1956 to 1979.

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