Postcard with a color image titled “Skyway Wing Room, San Francisco International Airport, California”; illustration of restaurant interior with linen covered tables; aircraft visible outside window; typed on verso, “Dear Mrs. Hurdle, We are very sorry but matches are not to be sent thru the mails. If you think of some way to send them, or if you are up this way some-time, we would be very happy to give you a box of our matches. Sincerely, Skyway Cafe.”; killer stamp on verso, Type I-R4b; back stamp from San Francisco, June 8, 1951; green 1 cent stamp with image of George Washington. - See more at: http://www.flysfo.com/museum/aviation-museum-library/collection/10369#sthash.MQELAaRz.dpuf
Postcard depicting black and white photographic image of Golden Gate International Exposition, Treasure Island, San Francisco; aerial view facing north over Treasure Island with visible landmarks including Tower of the Sun and Building 1; handwritten caption across footer transferred from negative, “Golden Gate International Exposition / San Francisco Bay Area #2615”; overexposed, grainy sepia tone. - See more at: http://www.flysfo.com/museum/aviation-museum-library/collection/17679#sthash.bV5qjmJH.dpuf
Washington Greyhound Bus Terminal February 1947
Here we are - who knows how? - in Charleston, Caroline, whence we propose to proceed by bus via Richmond V.A. & Washington to New York, but neither of us can make any sense of the timetable…..
Letter to James Stern 16th February 1947
Nur wer die Sehnsucht, kennt, weiss was ich leide!
"Also cold feet"
Golden Gate Bridge - San Francisco, California
The longest and highest single-span suspension bridge in the world, the Golden Gate Bridge measures 4,200 feet between the two towers and 8,940 feet overall and its towers rise 746 feet above high tide. Completed in 1937 at a cost of $35,000,000, it connects San Francisco with Marin County and the Redwood Empire.