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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.

Seminole Village, Tamiami Trail, Florida

This image shows a reconstruction of the typical Seminole living structures as they might have looked in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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There is no description on the back of this card.

The Tamiami Trail was built to provide easier access to the cities of Tampa and Miami, on opposite sides of the Florida peninsula.

This catd was used and is dated 27 March 62.