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Archives Center Menu Collection, 1937-1999

Physical description:
.5 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Menus
Collection descriptions
Date:
1937
1937-1999
Summary:
A collection of resetaurant menus from 1937 to 1999, but with the majority from the 1950s. While a large number are from California, especially the Los Angeles area, the menus come from twenty U.S. states, plus the Virgin Islands, Canada, and a few are from cruise ships. The menus tend to be picturesque or have colorful illustrations. Cowboy and western themes are emphasized and some of the menus are in novel or odd shapes. Some menus from famous restaurants are included such as Palmer House in Chicago, Old Original Bookbinders in Philadelphia, and Tavern on the Green in New York.
Cite as:
Archives Center Menu Collection, 1937-1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Cruise ships
Restaurants
Local number:
2016.3103 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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