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Barbara Worth Hotel Postcards--Tinted and Chrome

Exteriors and Graphics


The Hotel cards are divided into these categories:

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HotelTnt01.JPG (21052 bytes) 1. The Barbara Worth Hotel, El Centro, Cal.  Miller and Porter, Props.  [This card is made from an architect's rendering.]
Hoteltint03.JPG (21852 bytes) 2. The Barbara Worth Hotel, El Centro, Cal.  Miller and Porter, Props.  Wm. P. Clarke, Manager.  [This card is made from an architect's rendering.]
Hoteltint02.JPG (19843 bytes) 3. Barbara Worth Hotel, El Centro, Cal.
bwtint106.jpg (39049 bytes) 4. Main Street, Imperial Valley.  El Centro, California.  Albertype.  "Published by Francis Drug Co. El Centro, California.
htl04.JPG (24098 bytes) 5. Hotel Barbara Worth, El Centro, California.  Posted 1923.   R-87548.
bwtint105.jpg (62622 bytes) 6. Hotel Barbara Worth, El Centro, California.  113315  Curt Teich.  Hand dated on back, March 25, 1930
bwtint102.jpg (65417 bytes) 7. Barbara Worth Hotel, El Centro, Cal.  C.T. American Art A-83259
bwtint103.jpg (48804 bytes) 8. (No writing on front)  Reverse: Barbara Worth Hotel, El Centro, Calif.  Albertype.
bwtint104.jpg (52404 bytes) 9. El Centro, California.  Hotel Barbara Worth
bwtint101.jpg (59066 bytes) 10. Barbara Worth Hotel, El Centro, Cal.  Evan Davis Photo
htl19.JPG (24005 bytes) 11. New Barbara North (sic) Hotel, El Centro, California  Note the misspelling "North" rather than "Worth."
htl20.JPG (18136 bytes) 12. The Barbara Worth Hotel, Imperial Valley, La Palma De La Mano De Dios.  El Centro, California.
htl22.JPG (19478 bytes) 13. The Barbara Worth Hotel, El Centro, Cal.
htl30.JPG (35841 bytes) 14. Shepherd's Bridge on El Centro--San Diego State Highway.  [There is nothing on this card to suggest it had anything to do with the hotel, but it is included in the ten-card (plus covers) packet.
htl31.JPG (31935 bytes) 15. Inscription over Main Entrance, Barbara Worth Hotel, El Centro, Cal. "The desert waited silent, hot, and fierce in its desolation, holding its treasures under the seal of death against the coming of the strong ones."
htl32.JPG (45701 bytes) 16. "World Famous" Hotel Barbara Worth, El Centro, California.  Air Conditioned.  Heated Pool.  Free Parking.  Sleep Away from Hiway Noise.  [c. 1955]
bwhotelchrome.jpg (31240 bytes) 17. Chrome card, published by Columbia Wholesale Supply, Hollywood, Calif.  Reverse of card says, "El Centro, California -- Main Street."  Newest car in photo is 1955 or 1956.
htl33.JPG (46535 bytes) 18. Chrome card, published by Columbia Wholesale Supply, Hollywood, Calif.  Reverse: El Centro, California.  The Barbara Worth Hotel was a famous landmark for many years.  Destroyed by fire January 1962.
htl35.JPG (41654 bytes)
19. Main Street Entrance Barbara Worth Hotel .  El Centro, California
htl36.JPG (34799 bytes) 20. "Main Street Entrance Hotel Barbara Worth.  El Centro, California."  [This is incorrect.  This photo is actually of the east entrance on Seventh Street.]
21. "Main Entrance, Barbara Worth Hotel, El Centro, Cal." Postmarked 1918 eb
BWHotelSD2.JPG (39183 bytes) 22. San Diego California.  Electric Fountain at Night -- The Plaza -- a beautiful park, in the center of the city and in front of the Barbara Worth Hotel.  Ownership, W. W. Whitson.  Management, D. R. Lane.  Only Hotel Lobby Overlooking the Plaza.  Rooms: 75c, $1.00, up to $6.00 per day.  A Hotel for Your Mother, Your Sister, Your Wife, and Yourself.

 

 

 

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