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Title Service Inn Motel
Description Postcard featuring the Service Inn Motel in Des Moines, Iowa.

The front of the postcard three illustrations of the Service Inn Motel. The top of the postcard features a panoramic view of the exterior. Below this illustration is text reading "ON HIGHWAYS 6 & 64" and "OPPOSITE VETERAN'S HOSPITAL."
The illustration in the lower left corner depicts another view of the exterior, while the illustration in the lower right corner depicts a detailed look at one of the cabins. In between these two pictures is text reading "Service Inn Motel DES MOINES IOWA."

The back of the postcard contains text detailing the location and amenities of the Service Inn Motel. Also on the back are the AAA and Best Wester Motels logos, along with text reading "Recommended by AAA and Duncan Hines."

Postmarked: May 29, 1953 PM; Des Moines, Iowa.
The back of the postcard contains a handwritten note addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Hobbs
4605 Gladstone Blvd.
K. C., Mo."
The note is signed "Love, Mary"

3 (1/2)" x 5 (1/2)"

Associated Litho. Des Moines, Iowa

Catalog Number 2005.43.67
Collection Duncan Hines Collection
Object Name Postcard
People Hines, Duncan, 1880-1959
Search Terms Duncan Hines