Monthly Archives: June 2017

Charlotte Amalie Harbor, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

This image shows a pier and much of the harbor in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, the largest city in the United States Virgin Islands.

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The description states:

WATER FRONT SCENE AT CHARLOTTE AMALIE

St. Thomas, VIrgin Islands

–The town is named for a German noblewoman who was queen consort to the King of Denmark.

This postcard was used and is dated 5 October 1960.

Empress Hotel, Victoria, BC Canada

This image is of the historic landmark hotel in the center of Victoria, British Columbia known and the Empress Hotel.

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The description states:

VICTORIA, B.C., CANADA

Flower baskets and Empress Hotel

–The hotel was completed in 1908, and currently has 464 rooms, and has passed through several owners over the century of operation.

This car was used and is dated 19 July 1963.

Miami Beach, Florida

This image shows a long stretch of Miami Beach, focusing especially on the actual beach itself.

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There is no description on the back of this card. The legend on the front reads:

Miami Beach, Florida   D-221

–The city is located on an island close off-shore from Miami proper. The beaches are both natural and man-made, but in recent years are extensively reconstructed due to rising sea levels and erosion.

This card was used and is dated 2 March 1946.