Africa: The Grand Safari/Miami: The American Riviera

  • 1997 ----- color ----- 45 min ----- vhs///
  • (Grand Tour: Legendary Resorts of the World series, Part 3) At a time when any trip was an adventure, few dared visit the Dark Continent. But legendary resorts like the Mt. Kenya Safari club promised a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife adventure that drew people to Africa, plus the luxury the elite traveler expected.
  • 1997-----color-----45 min-----vhs
  • The town by beautiful Biscayne Bay was turned into a city by the arrival of the railroad. Later, the city was transformed into a sun-drenched playground by men like George Merrick, who built the lavish ten million dollar Biltmore Hotel in 1920, and threw open its doors to a parade of mobsters, movie stars, and millionaires. (Donated by W. A. Douglas Jackson, Canadian Studies)
  • Topics: (Africa, Architecture, Economics, History: African, History: American, History: British, Sociology, Transportation)