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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1870-1950
Size:
0.96 Cubic feet (consisting of 2 boxes, 1 folder, 1 oversize folder, 1 map case folder. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Restaurants
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Restaurants forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
El Chico Restaurants
Dates:
1908 - 1990
Size:
0.75 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1246
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The materials relate to the creation and operation of El Chico Corporation.

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Dates:
1937-2017
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1391
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of restaurant menus ranging from 1937 to 2016 from the Unites States, Canada, as well as cruise ships.

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Antlers Hotel (Colo.)
Dates:
1887 May
Size:
2 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.antlhote
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two menus from hotel restaurants, one from "The Antlers" in Colorado Springs (dated May 3, 1887); the other from "The Windsor" in Denver (dated May 1, 1887). Reverse of Antlers menu has a wood engraving of The Antlers, a hotel, annotated in pencil with lines pointing to "our room" and "parlor floor."

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Creators:
Russell, Frances E.
Dates:
1942]
Size:
8 Pages (14 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.russfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Short history of the Jumble Shop restaurant by one of its proprietors, Frances Russell. The restaurant was very involved in the New York arts community, hosting exhibits and counting many artists among its clientele. Russell mentions that the dining room featured windows painted by Louis Bouché and murals by Guy Péne du Bois.

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Dates:
[193-?]
Size:
1 Item (folded sheet, 27 x 35 cm., folded to 27 x 18 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.lerelade
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Creators:
Henderson, Vanessa
Mericle, Virginia
Dates:
1960 - 1999
Size:
10 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1212
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Over four thousand menus from American and international restaurants documenting the marketing and sale of food outside of the home to consumers around the world.

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Creators:
Graham, Adelaide
Dates:
1914-1973, undated
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1153
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of materials relating to the creation and operation of the restaurant chain known as the Coon Chicken Inn.

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Creators:
Hardart, Paul
Hardart, Tom
Horn and Hardart.
Dates:
1895-2002
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (9 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0922
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the Horn and Hardart chain of restaurants and retail stores.

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Creators:
Fogel, Byron J.
Dates:
1961 - 2007
Size:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0419
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

More than 400 placemats collected between 1961 and 2007 from throughout the United States and abroad. The collection consists of advertising placemat used by a variety of restaurants, hotels, casinos, and expositions.

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