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Byron Fogel Placemat Collection, ca. 1961-2007

view Byron Fogel Placemat Collection, ca. 1961-2007 digital asset number 1
Donor:
Fogel, Byron
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. 4 boxes
Type:
Placemats
Collection descriptions
Place:
Nevada
Disneyland (California)
Date:
1961
2007
ca 1961-2007
1950-2000
1950-1990
Summary:
321 placemats with advertising from a variety of restaurants, including Burger King, McDonald's, Denny's, Howard Johnson, International House of Pancakes, etc., also gambling casinos, motels and hotels, and Disneyland. Travel and tourism are a general theme of the collection. Representative of a number of printing styles from various regions and states, although Nevada is especially emphasized. Includes a group of placemats commemorating the U.S. Bicentennial. One unusual placemat discusses the advantages of conversion to the metric system. The 2007 addendum contains an additional cubic foot of restaurant placemats and drink coasters.
Cite as:
Byron Fogel Placemat Collection, ca. 1950-1981, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Dinners and dining
Horoscopes
Seafood
Hotel chains
Advertising
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1776-1976
Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc
Gambling
Casinos
Motels
Taverns (Inns)
Metric system
Travel
Tourism
Local number:
1981.0981 (NMAH Acc.)
2007.3193 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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