Blackstone History

July 28, 1929. Always a Breeze ad. This is maybe my favorite advertisement of all time or of this week. “Hot Nights—the good old Nebraska ‘corn weather’—have no terrors for our guests.” What? So disturbing. By 1929 Samuel Josephson had taken over the management of the Hill Hotel. A long time hotelier, Josephson also operated the Westgate Hotel of Kansas City. The Hill Hotel advertisements improved greatly in that year.

 
 

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