The Legendary Hotel: Mission Inn

2424

“I am made Independent in disposition and am willing to fight my own battles . . . Life is a battle in which I am going to win or die.” (F. A. Miller)

He was the owner and chief developer of the Mission Inn in Riverside, California. His energetic lobbying efforts resulted in bringing the Citrus Experiment Station, the interurban street car system and the Opera House to Riverside. This man, who had little formal education and never held an elected office or learned to drive a car, succeeded where many others had failed. His name was Frank Augustus Miller. Continue reading

Advertising Agency in 1905

11

How did an advertising agency look like and operate in the early 1900’s? I’ve found the answer. This wonderful book was published in 1905 and scanned by the Duke University library. It’s a self-promotional publication titled “Good Advertising and Where It Is Made”. Did you know that back in the 1900’s a secretary would have to register your visiting card in a guest book?

Continue reading

A Modern Look at Business Greeting Cards


In spite of the coming summer, many greeting card publishers already think about their new product lines for Christmas. The Gallery Collection offers premium quality personalized holiday cards.  I was so glad to work with them again! These five new greeting cards have been designed for companies developing their businesses in such areas as medicine, finance, construction & transportation.

www.gallerycollection.com