Bell's Tourist Camp, Texarkana, Arkansas, circa 1935

Summary

Motorists weary of roughing it in tents found that homey little cabins offered a convenient, economical alternative. By the 1930s, tourist cabins were popping up everywhere. Bell's Tourist Camp in Texarkana, Arkansas offered a selection of "modern cottages," along with a restaurant and market.

Motorists weary of roughing it in tents found that homey little cabins offered a convenient, economical alternative. By the 1930s, tourist cabins were popping up everywhere. Bell's Tourist Camp in Texarkana, Arkansas offered a selection of "modern cottages," along with a restaurant and market.

Artifact

Postcard

Subject Date

circa 1935

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

37.102.217

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Cardboard
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 3.5 in

Width: 5.5 in

Inscriptions

on front: 22 Blocks North of Post Office, On State Line, Highway No. 71 / "Your Home Away From Home" TEXARKANA, U.S.A.

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