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Advertising -- Automobiles -- Photographs (1)
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Automobile travel -- Photographs (1)
Automobile travel -- United States -- History (1)
Brochures (1)
California, Southern -- Photographs (1)
Camping -- Photographs (1)
Canada -- Photographs (1)
Carpenter, Margaretta du Pont, -- 1884-1973 (1)
Clip art (1)
Clippings 1920-1940 (1)
Colorado -- Description and travel (1)
Copeland, Louisa d'A. du Pont -- (Louisa d'Andelot du Pont), -- 1868-1926 (1)
Country clubs -- California, Southern -- Photographs (1)
Disabled veterans (1)
Domestic relations -- Delaware -- 19th century (1)
Du Pont, Mary Belin, -- 1839-1913 (1)
Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, -- 1871-1894 (1)
Ephemera (1)
Ephemera 1920-1940 (1)
Europe -- Description and travel (1)
Georgian Bay (Ont. : Bay) -- Photographs (1)
Guidebooks -- 1930-1940 (1)
Halftone photomechanical prints 1930-1940 (1)
Historic sites Pennsylvania Philadelphia (1)
Hiwassee River Valley (Tenn.) (1)
Hotels -- California, Southern -- Photographs (1)
Industrialists' spouses (1)
Laird, Mary A. B. du Pont -- (Mary Alletta Belin du Pont), -- 1878-1938 (1)
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Photographs (1)
Maps (1)
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Maps (documents) United States 1928 (1)
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Menus (1)
Middle West -- Description and travel (1)
Middle class women (1)
Military Nursing (1)
Mobile home industry industry -- United States (1)
Montrâeal (Quâebec) -- Photographs (1)
Mount Shasta Wilderness (Calif.) -- Description and travel (1)
Museums Pennsylvania Philadelphia (1)
Muskoka (Ont. : District) -- Photographs (1)
Nevada -- Description and travel (1)
Nevada -- History (1)
New York World’s Fair -- (1939-1940 : -- New York, N.Y.) -- Social aspects (1)
1Title:  Nevada : a brief history outline of the Sagebrush State: its scenic, recreational, and travel facilities   
 Creator:  Nevada Department of Highways. 
 Publication:  Carson City, Nev, 1938 
 Notes:  Cover title Caption title: Nevada yesterday and today 
 Extent:  14, [2] p. ; 22 x 11 cm 
 Subjects:  Nevada -- Description and travel | Nevada -- History

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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2Title:  Motoring: the highway experience in America   
 Creator:  Jakle, John A. | Sculle, Keith A. 
 Publication:  University of Georgia Press, In association with the Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago, Athens, Ga, Chicago, c2008. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. Motoring unmasks the forces that shape the American driving experience--commercial, aesthetic, cultural, mechanical--as it takes a look back at our historically unconditional love of motor travel. Focusing on recreational travel between 1900 and 1960, John A. Jakle and Keith A. Sculle cover dozens of topics related to drivers, cars, and highways and explain how they all converge to uphold that illusory notion of release and rejuvenation we call the "open road." Here, with an emphasis on the driver's perspective, the authors discuss garages and gas stations, roadside tourist attractions, freeways and toll roads, truck stops, bus travel, the rise of the convenience store, and much more.--From back cover. 
 Extent:  274 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Automobile travel -- United States -- History | Automobile driving -- United States | Roads -- United States

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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3Title:  Lower Hiwassee Valley: summary of resources   
 Creator:  Tennessee Valley Authority 
 Publication:  Knoxville, 1963. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  1 v. (varous pagings) illus. (part col.), Maps (part col.) 29 cm. 
 Subjects:  Hiwassee River Valley (Tenn.)

 
Collection:  Linda Hall Library 
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4Title:  Wheary scenic recreational touring & travel map   
 Creator:  Wheary Trunk Co. (Racine, Wis.) | Brink, John G. | Rand McNally Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Publication:  Wheary Trunk Co.], Racine, Wis.], ©1928. 
 Notes:  Pictorial map. "Copyright 1928, Wheary Trunk Co., Racine, Wisconsin." 
 Extent:  1 map : color ; 63 x 96 cm, 
 Subjects:  United States -- Maps | United States | Pictorial maps | Maps | Road maps | Maps (documents) United States 1928 | Pictorial maps

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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5Title:  Inbound letters, 1894 (Typed transcript)   
 Creator:  Du Pont, Mary Belin, 1839-1913 
 Notes:  The volume consists of a typed transcript of letters originally sent to Mary Belin du Pont by her daughters Louisa ("La"), Sophie M. ("Tabby"), Isabella ("Bella") and Margaretta ("Peg") in 1894. The transcript was made by Mary Belin du Pont's grandson, W. W. Laird, Jr., and his wife Winnifred Moreton Laird in 1940 as a Christmas present for his aunt Margaretta and her husband R. R. M. Carpenter. The letters revolve around a single incident wherein Sophie, who was suffering from tuberculosis, was sent to Colorado Springs for a cure. Her mother accompanied her, and her sisters later paid her an extended visit. Unfortunately, Sophie died later that year at the age of 23. Most of the letters are from Louisa, who was about 26, as is a travel diary. Margaretta was then only 10 and the letters exhibit a child's phonetic spellings and unpolished grammar. The letters and diary notes record events typical of recreational travel by young middle class women. These include the tedium and unpleasantness of long-distance train travel (including traveling with "hayseeds"), reaction to typical tourist sites (the Garden of the Gods, the Royal Gorge, etc.), games, dances, and family outings. The travel portion is bracketed by letters from the children to their mother in Colorado Springs describing domestic activities back in Wilmington. 
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 Subjects:  Carpenter, Margaretta du Pont, -- 1884-1973 | Copeland, Louisa d'A. du Pont -- (Louisa d'Andelot du Pont), -- 1868-1926 | Du Pont, Mary Belin, -- 1839-1913 | Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, -- 1871-1894 | Laird, Mary A. B. du Pont -- (Mary Alletta Belin du Pont), -- 1878-1938 | Sharp, Isabella du Pont, -- 1882-1946 | Domestic relations -- Delaware -- 19th century | Industrialists' spouses | Middle class women | Colorado -- Description and travel

 
Collection:  Hagley Library 
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6Title:  Trailer ahoy!   
 Creator:  Nash, Charles Edgar. 
 Publication:  Intelligencer Print. Co, Lancaster, Pa, 1937. 
 Notes:  "An Intell pictorial." 
 Extent:  261 p. : ill., ports. ; 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Trailers | United States -- Description and travel | Recreational vehicles | Mobile home industry industry -- United States

 
Collection:  Hagley Library 
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7Title:  Road maps and travel ephemera collection, 1876-2018 (bulk 1950-1990)   
 Creator:  Newberry Library 
 Notes:  Growing collection of printed travel and tourist ephemera, including travel brochures and automobile road maps, travel guides, museum flyers, local event calendars, hotel directories, theater programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, transportation timetables, postcards, local newsletters, and more. With some exceptions, chronological coverage spans the early 20th century through the early 21st century, though exact publication date ranges for many groups of material vary by a few years. Mostly issued for free distribution by a variety of local and national businesses, regional commercial organizations, and government agencies. Scattered worldwide geographic coverage, but most extensive for the United States, Canada, and Europe. Each state, province, region, and country is sorted in up to 4 broad categories, depending on abundance of material: (1) state road maps; (2) other material with statewide/countrywide coverage; (3) items with single county coverage; and (4) items issued for more local places, including towns, tourist attractions of all kinds, natural features, state and national parks, and other places. Geographic areas with limited coverage in this collection may not include all four categories. Below national and state levels, most brochures and maps are filed together by county and local place names. Material which relates to three or more counties or to a well-defined regional area (e.g. the Spanish Riviera) is defined under statewide/countrywide coverage as a regional area. Items for local tourist attractions, museums, restaurants, historic buildings, hotels, and other places are filed by town name (or nearest town name). Similarly, named transportation routes extending beyond city or county boundaries, including federal and state highways, and local or regional roads, are filed as separate places by their own names (in Illinois, examples include Interstate 55, the Illinois Tollway, and the Illinois and Michigan Canal). Materials for natural features are sorted in the same alphabetical sequence as local places, using prominently printed place names reflecting the commercial interests of their creators. Materials for regions that cross state or country lines can be found in both state/country locations, and is dependent on prominent location listed on the item, for example Yellowstone National Park can be found in both Wyoming and Montana. Materials relating to historical countries have been sorted by their names as printed on the material. Notes have been added to reflect the connections between historical countries and modern day equivalents (e.g. Yugoslavia see: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia). 
 Extent:  113.1 linear feet (91 record carton boxes, 57 full Hollinger boxes, 2 half size Hollinger boxes, and 1 oversize box) 
 Subjects:  Tourism -- History -- Sources | Travel | Tourism -- United States | Tourism -- Middle West | Tourism -- Europe | United States -- Description and travel | Middle West -- Description and travel | Europe -- Description and travel | Advertisements | Brochures | Clippings (information artifacts) | Ephemera | Maps (documents) | Menus | Pamphlets | Printed ephemera | Road maps | Souvenirs | Timetables | Tourist maps

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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8Title:  The Trinity recreational area   
 Creator:  Shasta-Cascade Wonderland Association 
 Publication:  Shasta-Cascade Wonderland Association, Redding, Calif.?, 1941?] 
 Notes:  Cover title. 
 Extent:  1 sheet : ill., map ; 31 x 46 cm., folded to 11 x 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Trinity Alps Wilderness (Calif.) -- Description and travel

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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9Title:  Mount Shasta recreational area   
 Creator:  Shasta-Cascade Wonderland Association 
 Publication:  Shasta-Cascade Wonderland Association?, Redding, Calif.?, 1941?] 
 Notes:  Cover title. 
 Extent:  1 sheet : ill., map ; 31 x 46 cm., folded to 11 x 23 cm. 
 Subjects:  Mount Shasta Wilderness (Calif.) -- Description and travel | Promotional materials

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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10Title:  [Photograph advertising an automobile trailer camper], approximately 1935?   
 Creator:  Barlow, Felix 
 Notes:  View of a man and woman modeling an automobile camper trailer with flip top and a small kitchenette. The woman is pouring the man a glass of milk and a dog is in the foreground. The word "Deluxe" is inscribed on the vehicle hubcap. Title devised by cataloger. "Felix Barlow Photography, 1828 So. Cloverdale, Whitney 2280"--stamp, verso. 
 Extent:  1 photograph : gelatin silver ; 8 in. x 10 in. 
 Subjects:  Advertising -- Automobiles -- Photographs | Automobile travel -- Photographs | Camping -- Photographs | Recreational vehicle camping -- Photographs | Photographs

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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11Title:  On your way to the fair - Enjoy Philadelphia. Historical and pleasure center of America   
 Publication:  Hospitality Committee of Philadelphia], Philadelphia], [1939] 
 Notes:  Front cover illustrated with montage of images, including rowers on the Schuylkill, a woman playing tennis, a reproduction of a print showing a Revolutionary soldier, a man playing golf, and cannons at Valley Forge Historical Park. Table of Contents: Historical Philadelphia, 5-8; Entertaining Philadelphia, 9-12; Art and Science in Philadelphia, 13-17; Sports in Philadelphia, 18-20; Neighboring Philadelphia, 21-22; Unusal Philadelphia, 23-25; Industrial Philadelphia, 26-27; and Where to Stay in Philadelphia, 28-29. Travel guide containing views and descriptions of Philadelphia landmarks, and recreational and entertainment sites. Images include Independence Hall; Clinton Street; Commercial Museum; American Swedish Historical Museum; Shibe Park; and Valley Forge. 
 Extent:  31 leaves in 1 volume: halftone photomechanical prints; volume 21 x 26 cm. (8 x 10.25 in.) 
 Subjects:  New York World’s Fair -- (1939-1940 : -- New York, N.Y.) -- Social aspects | Historic sites Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Museums Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Recreation Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Sites Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Streets Pennsylvania Philadelphia | Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Pictorial works | Guidebooks -- 1930-1940 | Halftone photomechanical prints 1930-1940

 
Collection:  Library Company 
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12Title:  [Clip art and printed illustrations collected by Rand McNally and Co. from scattered printed sources, ca. 1920-ca. 1940]   
 Creator:  Rand McNally and Company | Rand McNally Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Notes:  Title supplied by cataloger. Comprised of miscellaneous printed illustrations and pictorial vignettes trimmed from mostly unidentifed sources (magazines, newspapers, travel brochures, etc.) Includes transportation illustrations (planes, trains, automobiles, trucks, ships, boats, wagons); recreational views (golfing, horseback riding, polo, rowing, etc.); and miscellaneous illustrations (unidentified city views, wilderness views, unidentified views of water dams, etc.). 
 Extent:  82 items ; various sizes, mounted on 6 sheets each 58 x 40 cm. 
 Subjects:  Rand McNally and Company | Clip art | Specimens | Clippings 1920-1940 | Ephemera 1920-1940 | Printed ephemera 1920-1940

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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13Title:  World War I Photographs from France, 1918-1950 (bulk 1918-1925)   
 Notes:  Documenting the travels of either a nurse or a convalescent soldier, this album centers around recreational activity and nursing homes. 
 Extent:  1 (ca. 200 
 Subjects:  United States -- Army -- 1918-1925 -- France | United States -- Army -- Aviation | United States -- Army -- Military life | Military Nursing | Medicine -- Military | War -- Medical aspects | World War, 1914-1918 | World War, 1914-1918 -- Women | Photography of women | Women and war | Women and the military -- France | Women healers -- France | Women in medicine | Disabled veterans | Soldiers -- Recreation | Soldiers | Nurses | Photographs

 
Collection:  University of Pennsylvania 
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14Title:  Charles W. Gorton family travel album, approximately 1904   
 Notes:  A personal photograph album belonging to Charles W. Gorton depicting travels in Canada and Southern California. Views in Canada show family recreational outings, large houses and hotels in Georgian Bay and the Muskoka District of Ontario and two Montrâeal city scenes, including an outdoor market. Los Angeles views include an apartment building in Westlake Park, Hollenbeck Park, and the Los Angeles Country Club. In Pasadena, views show the Raymond Hotel, Hotel Maryland, and the Tournament of Roses parade. Other locations are Smiley Heights and Hotel Glenwood in Riverside, and the Santa Barbara Country Club and Santa Barbara Flower Festival in Santa Barbara. A fleet of U.S. Navy ships are seen at sea, including the USS Kansas and USS Connecticut. Photographs are accompanied by handwritten captions identifying locations and a few people. Effie, Charles' wife, is identified in one photograph. Title devised by cataloger; date based on date written at front of album. "Chas. W. Gorton / Los Angeles, Cal. / Feby, 1904" written on first page. 
 Extent:  78 photographs in 1 volume : prints ; volume 26 x 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  Canada -- Photographs | Georgian Bay (Ont. : Bay) -- Photographs | Muskoka (Ont. : District) -- Photographs | Montrâeal (Quâebec) -- Photographs | California, Southern -- Photographs | Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Photographs | Pasadena (Calif.) -- Photographs | Tournament of Roses -- Photographs | Country clubs -- California, Southern -- Photographs | Hotels -- California, Southern -- Photographs | Photographs | Photograph albums

 
Collection:  Huntington Library 
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15Title:  Chamber of Commerce of the United States photographs and audiovisual materials, Series II. Nation's Business photographs   
 Creator:  unknown 
 Publication:  Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department 1890s-2004, bulk 1940s-1960s 
 Extent:  35 linear feet 
Collection:  Hagley Library 
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