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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.