Originators of the Automat, Horn and Hardart was started in 1902 in Philadelphia. It opened in New York in the 1910s, eventually becoming, for a period of time, the world's largest restaurant chain. It also had retail stores.
Business records for the Horn and Hardart chain of restaurants and retail stores. Includes business correspondence, photographs, annual reports, operating manuals, sales materials, and printed materials such as employee newsletters and clippings.
Horn and Hardart Records, 1921-2001, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Paul and Tom Hardart
Food industry and trade
2006.3062 (NMAH Acc.)
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