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" Flipping through the pages is a journey to a happy land of bikini beauties, roadside attractions, minature golf, and wigwam shaped motels."
" Opens a window to the lost attractions and creative pleas made in promotion materials that were created from the 1920's through the 1970's."
"A delightful, sentimental journey back to the heydey of Florida roadside attractions. Will evoke nostalgia from anyone who lived in or visited Florida during the 1950s and 1960s."
"After finishing this nostalgic book, readers cannot help but feel that modern tourism advertising has lost much of the charm, cleverness, and originality that Hollis emphasizes in this collection of Florida tourism memorabilia."
"Represents a major contribution to the preservation of important cultural artifacts that influenced popular perceptions about the state."
--Tampa Bay History
"Tourists who visited Florida during the era and current residents of the state will be delighted with 'the most elaborate Florida vacation scrapbook ever assembled, (3). In addition, those interested in the history of marketing and advertising, as well as those interested in tourism history might find the book useful. Because women are shown in many of the ads to help sell the attractions, the book may also be of interest to scholars of women's studies."
--Florida Historical Quarterly