Holiday Inn of Valdosta, Georgia, 1964

Summary

Holiday Inn, founded in 1952, set the model for nationally franchised motel chains that were moderately priced, comfortably furnished, and consistently managed. This postcard from the 1960s show one of the chain's motels in Valdosta, Georgia. The visitor wrote that he stayed for two nights. His previous night's stay was at a Holiday Inn in Tennessee.

Holiday Inn, founded in 1952, set the model for nationally franchised motel chains that were moderately priced, comfortably furnished, and consistently managed. This postcard from the 1960s show one of the chain's motels in Valdosta, Georgia. The visitor wrote that he stayed for two nights. His previous night's stay was at a Holiday Inn in Tennessee.

Artifact

Postcard

Date Made

1964

Subject Date

1964

Creators

Curt Teich & Co. 

Holiday Inns, Inc. 

Place of Creation

United States, Illinois, Chicago 

Creator Notes

Made by Curt Teich Co. for Holiday Inn, Inc.

Driving America
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driving America

Object ID

87.9.2.9

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moores.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard

Technique

Photomechanical processes

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 3.438 in

Width: 5.5 in

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