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Vintage Motel Postcards

LVA's new exhibit "No Vacancy: Remnants of Virginia's Roadside Culture" focuses on motels and tourist courts along Virginia's historic Route 1, highlighting architectural elements, the significance of race and class in the history of travel, and how the perception and operation of motels have changed over time. Enjoy these postcards showing the motels in their heyday! http://www.vamem.com/pf2

Wagon Wheel Motel & Resort, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

Ford’s Motor Court, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

Snow White Motel, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

Indian Village Motel, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

Brook Run Lodge, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

City Motel, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

The Ninan Motel, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

Martin Sherwin Motor Court, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

Patrick Henry Motel, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

Richmond Auto Court, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

Robert E. Lee Court, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

Roses of Picardy Motor Court, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

Victor’s Hollywood Hotel Cottages, Prints and Photographs, LVA.

Cavalier Manor Motel, Prints and Photographs, LVA.