From Flickr: “Jefferson Hotel – Phoenix, Arizona” by The Cardboard America Archives

Jefferson hotel with its six floors of hospitality is situated in the "Valley of the Sun" cooled by refrigeration. A.S. Ackel, Manager. Phone 35141.

Mailed from Phoenix, Arizona to Mrs. Zoe Sanders in Kansas on Match 15, 1953:

Dear Sister it has been a long time since I have had world from you. I really think I wrote you last but that makes no difference. I love to hear how all of you are, has Howard left? I have written them 2 letters – no ans. How is Merel and family and Earl and do you feel pretty good. Zoe I hope so I am nursing. Love to all Emma.

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