Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Records of a northern Wisconsin resort association active in the promotion of tourism, including minutes of meetings (1952-1988), promotional brochures (1954-1993), and photographs, which include a panorama of the International Sportsmen's Show in Chicago, 1939, and two views of the Hayward booth at a similar show, ca. early 1930s
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Miscellaneous promotional materials for a resort located on White Sand Lake in Vilas County, Wis. A brief history of the resort in their 1977 newsletter describes Marvin and Peg Dillman's purchase of the Ben Gauthier Resort in 1918, and their development of the property into a family vacation resort open year round since the mid 1960s. Included are scattered issues of the newsletter ("Sandscripts," 1974-1992); illustrated brochures, including those for the Dillman's innovative creative workshops which began in 1980; a postcard; and guest information and map
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Photographs, 1898-circa 1965, made by the L.L. Cook Company of Lake Mills and Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The L.L. Cook Company, founded in Milwaukee in 1925 by Lloyd L. Cook, Sigurd H. Arneson, and Carl A. Zimmer, manufactured and distributed greeting cards, and did Kodak finishing, as well as commercial photography and postcard advertising. The collection consists of images mainly of northern Wisconsin resort towns including views of main streets, public buildings, churches, schools, taverns, resorts, and the Wisconsin landscape
Arizona Historical Society - Library and Archives
Consists mainly of promotional pamphlets and brochures from Arizona cities, towns, and points of interest, from the 1930's til the 1960's. Arranged alphabetically by cities and towns and by county, with a special section for resorts and guest ranches. Includes some information on Mexico, New Mexico, Southern California, Utah, Nevada and Southwestern Colorado. The information was gathered by M. Warren Krause and his wife, Betty Fennemore Krause, for publication of The Arizona Guide. Published over a 35-year period from 1938 to 1972, except from May 1942-Dec. 1944, the Guide was a source of information about places to go and things to do in Arizona
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, articles, business records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, sketches, photos, and other papers, relating chiefly to Limbert's exploration of the Idaho wilderness, his promotion of Idaho as a tourist destination, and studies of Idaho wildlife. Includes material relating to exploration of the Idaho lava fields and Sawtooth Mountains; establishment and operation of Redfish Lake Lodge at Stanley, Idaho; Limbert's role in the creation of Craters of the Moon National Monument; his national lecture tours and activities with Izaak Walton League; early career as a taxidermist in Omaha, Neb., and Boise, Idaho; work as coordinator of the Idaho exhibition at the Panama Pacific International Exposition (San Francisco, 1915); and his studies of Indian petrogylphs; together with articles by Limbert on marksmanship and revolver shooting; and ca. 3000 photos of Idaho scenery and wildlife. Correspondents include J.L. Kraft and Lewis E. Megowen
Maine Historical Society
Photographs, promotional brochures, and newspaper clippings, relating to the Tallwood Inn -- Includes information about the tornado damage of 1952
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
The data file was kept by Daniel Smiley from about 1915 to 1930. It consists of tear sheets from the trade press, advertisements, trade literature, trade catalogs and other publications collected by Smiley in the course of planning and executing new projects, maintaining the building and grounds, and purchasing new furnishings and equipments. This material is accompanied by fairly routine letters of request and replies from sales representatives. There are also some copies of hotel menus and programmes for social events
Montana Historical Society Research Center - Archives and Photograph Archives
Views include: Farmers and Merchants State Bank, Saco, Montana; Gottfried Scheffelmeir farm near Saco, Montana; Rest Haven resort on Whitefish Lake; Rest Haven resort buildings; and Whitefish Lake
Minnesota Historical Society
The Tourism Advisory Committee acted as council to the Office of Tourism on its marketing programs and reviewed its major advertising campaigns. Its files (1983-1990) document Johnson's activities as committee chair and include correspondence, member lists, minutes, agendas, reports, and related materials