Tag: Clyde Steamship Company

  • October 18, 1925The last day of the S.S. Comanche

    October 18, 1925

    The last day of the S.S. Comanche

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    In the last two decades of the 19th century and well into the 1930s, the best route to Florida was by sea on a ship operated by the Clyde Steamship Company. Clyde was a transportation line connecting New York City with several ports in Florida, but primarily Jacksonville. William “Bill” Clyde founded the company in…

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Oliver Pollak
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Hotel histories mirror much of America’s business, industry, and society. The Blackstone Hotel in Omaha, Nebraska, is a perfect example of how wealth and opportunity lace the pages of history together. It is a happy circumstance that those pages are illustrated with vintage postcards.

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