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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.

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luggage label from Aggie's Hotel - Apia, Samoa

Item added on June 9, 2009, 3:08 PM
Latest picture added on June 9, 2009, 3:08 PM

Aggie's Hotel (also known as Aggie Grey's) is located on Beach Road in Apia, Samoa. First opened as the British Club in the 30's, it became a popular club for American servicemen during WWII. It then developed into a 3-story hotel, and is still owned by the same family today. Aggie Grey is believed to have been the inspiration for James Michener's character Bloody Mary in Tales of the South Pacific.

1950's - 1960's luggage label


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