Historical Society of Pennsylvania
The collection contains correspondence, personal documents, financial records and correspondence, drawings, clippings, restaurant ephemera, and uncataloged photographs
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
Topics include his work as a cook at several Anaconda Company lumber operations in the 1920s and early 1930s; privately owned cafes; and his own restaurant in Kalispell
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
Topics include owning the Sonny O'Day Bar and Restaurant in Laurel; the sport of boxing in Montana from the 1920s to the 1960s; and his own boxing career under the name "Sonny O'Day". The interview was conducted as George walked through the bar and discussed the scores of boxing photographs that cover the walls
Maine Folklife Center,-- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History
Interview with Keefe, at Bangor, Me., about work on WPA records, sewing projects, and school hot lunch programs during the Depression; effects of W.W. II; and experiences running a bar/restaurant business in Bangor for 35 years
Harvard University - Schlesinger Library
Collection includes looseleaf notebooks probably assembled by Marilyn Lewis giving recipes (including some for Passover), as well as detailed instructions on how to run a Hamburger Hamlet, including the duties of hostesses, wait staff, cashiers, cooks, et al
State Library of Victoria
Comprises correspondence, diaries, brochures, clippings, programmes, magazines, photographs, greeting cards, certificates, menus, recipes and architectural drawings and plans relating to Mietta's restaurants in North Fitzroy and Alfred Place, and the career of Mietta O'Donnell. Menus, programmes and clippings are numerous in the collection, revealing the food which was served at Mietta's, the shows which took place there, and media coverage of the restaurant and its proprietors. Also, the planning issues faced by Mietta O'Donnell and Tony Knox are apparent (including the renovation of a heritage building, a dispute over a nearby hotel development, and the subsequent redevelopment of Mietta's building), as is Mietta O'Donnell's passion for food, the city of Melbourne, the Arts, architecture and urban planning
New York Public Library
Hannah R. Newton (1840-1905) ran an oyster house at 268 Sixth Avenue, corner of 17th Street, New York City, from approximately the late 1870s to the mid-1890s, as listed in City street directories. Her husband, Richard W. Newton (1834-1907), an oyster dealer, also farmed in Ronkonkoma, Long Island. The collection consists of a ledger recording accounts with suppliers of clams, oysters, meat and other provisions in Manhattan and on Long Island; customers' tabs for meals; and cash expenditures. Brief journal entries on the end fly-leaf note the weather, crops farmed, life events of neighbors, and news items, mostly at Ronkonkoma. The volume includes a name index with addresses. Also present are two undated albumen photographs mounted on boards, one showing the exterior of H.R. Newton's Oyster House, the other showing the front of an oyster supplier's store, each with two men standing in front. A loose letter from M.A. Metzner of Brooklyn to Richard Newton at Ronkonkoma dated November 6, ... Read More
Museum of New Mexico
Collection contains correspondence, notes, ephemeral items, financial materials, and legal documents of the Fred Harvey company as well as personal papers of Fred Harvey and his extended families. The papers originated from three Fred Harvey great-grandchildren (Steward, Dagget, and Helen). While assembled as one collection, the three entities have mostly been retained
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The collection consists of materials relating to Charles C. Haynes Jr. A 1939 diary contains entries from Haynes's time at Duke University as a student athlete. Correspondence is chiefly between Haynes and his parents during his deployment to North Africa and Italy during World War II with the 88th Infantry Division of the United States Army. Letters document homefront and military life, including mention of Haynes's interactions with African American soldiers. A notebook contains Haynes's personal recollections of service in World War II. Photographs are chiefly portraits of Haynes during World War II in Italy, but also include images of the Saddle and Fox Restaurant, groups of family members, Boy Scout photographs, and horseback riding. There are also military records, including separation and discharge papers and award notifications for the Silver Medal and the Purple Heart; receipts, probably related to the opening of the Saddle and Fox Restaurant; clippings and printed materials ... Read More
National Library of Australia
Walter Bourke, restaurateurs, was a dancer with the Australian Ballet, the Royal Swedish Ballet and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet before returning to his native Melbourne and opened a 24-seat restaurant, Maria and Walter's, in 1978