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Arkiva Tropika is the online archive of the collection of Mimi Payne. This large collection includes a wide array of mostly pre-1970 menus, postcards, matchbooks, and paper ephemera souvenir items, mainly from Polynesian and other Exotic themed restaurants, hotels, nightclubs, bars, and the like.

Mimi can be contacted at aloha@
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postcard from Beachcomber - Carlton Hotel, Winnipeg, Canada

Item added on November 12, 2006, 10:38 AM
Latest picture added on November 12, 2006, 10:44 AM

Created and supervised by Jack Porter, the Beachcomber was located at the Carlton Motor Hotel, Winnipeg, Mantoba, Canada.

from the back of this 1960's postcard:

" Specializing in authentic Cantonese dishes. Branded Steaks broiled over live coals in our open "Steak Pit". Dine under a star-lit sky, in individual Polynesian huts decorated with native crafts and arts. Relax to beautiful Hawaiian music from the islands, amid lush foliage and enchanting waterfalls. "

1960's postcard, front with multi-view photos of interior
1960's postcard, detail of lounge & dining area photo
1960's postcard, detail of cooking area with open "Steak Pit"
1960's postcard, detail of dining room with "star-lit" ceiling


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