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The Fraciscan Hotel

The Fraciscan Hotel

Associated with: Franciscan Hotel (1923 - 1970)

Department: Photo Archives
Date: 1940
Medium: cardstock, ink
Dimensions:
3 3/16 × 5 7/16 in. (8.1 × 13.8 cm)
Classification: Tools & Equipment for Communication
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, gift of Nancy Tucker
Object number: PA2014.007.004
DescriptionA postcard announcing the completed remodeling of the Franciscan Hotel at Central Avenue and Sixth Street in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico. The front of the postcard has a drawing of the five-story adobe hotel in a dark bubble. The advertisement reads "Announcing the completion of our remodeling program--all rooms with private bath (tub and shower or shower) -- redecorated, refurnished, new carpets. $2.00, $2.50 and $3.00". The back of the postcard has a stamp and is postmarked. The note is from the manager of the hotel, William Dismukes, and reads "I'ts just like coming to a new hotel -- stop and see us on your next trip.".
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