Tag Archives: Atlantic City

Message from a Soldier: Sgt. K. Rowe

“Hello folks, Met Miss Texas, Michigan + Chicago today of the beauty contest. They came over to squadron headquarters to visit our outfit. If I can find time will send you a picture of them and also the winner of … Continue reading

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Merry-Go-Round Bar

This postcard of the Merry-Go-Round Bar in the Ritz Carlton in Atlantic City was mailed August 8, 1943. The back of the card boasts that the Ritz Carlton is “The Boardwalk’s most unique rendezvous.” The hotel opened in 1921, and … Continue reading

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Night in Atlantic City

I went to Atlantic City last night with some friends and returned this afternoon. Too cold to go on the beach, but had a view of the ocean from our room- not too hard to have while in AC! I … Continue reading

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Pebbles #2

I did a previous post on an Atlantic City card with Pebbles at the top back in February. This weekend, I found another Atlantic City Pebbles card- The guy on this card is a pimp and has three pebbles. “I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Atlantic City 1854-1954: An Illustrated History

Of all the books I have reviewed thus far on my blog, this book might be in last place. I purchased¬†Atlantic City 1854-1954: An Illustrated History¬†by Fred and Susan Miller down the shore last summer since I like some Atlantic … Continue reading

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Fralinger’s

Anyone who goes to the Jersey Shore during the summer knows salt water taffy is a summer essential! This card is an advertising card for Fralinger’s in Atlantic City. The back reads “For 45 cents in stamps we ship a … Continue reading

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Scenes Surpassing the Orient

“Scenes Surpassing Those in the Orient, Here in Atlantic City, N.J.” Not quite sure that Atlantic City has scenes that surpass the orient these days, but back in 1944 when this card was mailed maybe it did. You can see … Continue reading

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