Thursday, July 21, 2016

Vintage Delmarva | Postcards from Ocean City, Maryland (part II)

"Memories of Ocean City, Maryland" - Postcards, memorabilia and advertising featuring local landmarks from Maryland's favorite beach towns. These images which feature travel brochures, motel advertisements and depictions of the famous boardwalk, offer a fascinating glimpse into life in our towns from years ago.



View from the Roosevelt Hotel
Reverse of above
A black and white image of the Roosevelt
Reverse of above
Boardwalk train
Diplomat Hotel at 26th Street
Reverse of above (note the telephone number)
the Original Pier and boardwalk Convention Center
the "New Atlantic Hotel"
the Seaside and Atlantic Hotels
Atlantic Hotel (1920's?)
Oceanfront on the boards ~ the Purnell
I had no idea this ever even existed in OC!
The Thunderbird Motel
Wedgewood Motel
Sandpiper Restaurant on 23rd Street
Reverse of above
Sun bathers in black and white - what a busy beach!
Beautiful Victorian Homes on the boardwalk
Reverse of above
The boardwalk and old pier building
Reverse of above
the "Tarry-a-While Apartments" (1957)
Reverse of above
Mt. Pleasant Hotel
Shops and storefronts along the boardwalk




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