1911 - The Hotel Patten
SOURCE: Library of Congress Digital Archives
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Points of Interest

Horse wagon automobiles

Transition from horse & wagon to automobile clearly evident.

    Rooms at the Hotel Patten:
  • Rooms without private bath: $1.50-$2.00 per day
  • Rooms With private bath: $2.00 and up
    In 1911:
  • New car avg. cost is $1,130
  • Milk (Qt) 8¢
  • Bread (Loaf) 5¢
  • Steak (lb) 20¢
guy on roof of building

I have no idea who he was, but he had a key to the roof.

people in 1911

The level of detail gives us a good view into the fashion of the day. Many different hat styles can be viewed. A number of men are seen with their pocket watch chains gleaming in the sunlight.



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