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Collection Scope and Content Note


This collection consists of menus from across the United States, Europe and several countries in the Caribbean. Menus from restaurants including the Stock Yard in Chicago; Ernie's San Francisco; Jules Podell's Copacabana; The Plantations in Moiline, Illinois; Hotel Emporio; Martinetti's; Trader Vic's in Oakland, CA; Top of the Tower in London; Chez Maxim's in Paris, France and La Cage in the British Colonial Hotel, Nassau, Bahamas. The collection also includes some newspaper and magazine clippings about a few of the restaurants. Many of the menus exhibit mid-20th Century graphic design elements.

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