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A Advertisement African-American Airlines
Alaska Alcatraz American Colonists Americans
Antarctica Anthropology Asia  
B Baby-boomer's Baseball Battle Creek Sanitorium
Bon Appetit -Magazine Boston British Columbia Byzantine
C California Canada CCC Camps
Champlain Chicago China Chinaware
Chocolate Christopher Columbus Chuck Wagons Civil War (USA)
Cognac Columbian Exposition Columbus Dispatch Condiments
Coney Island Cookbooks Corn Palace  
D Dallas Detroit Deviled Meats
Dietetics Diner's Diners Club Dining
Disneyland Diversity Drive-In  
E Eating Utensils Education Egypt
England Etiquette    
F Fairs Fast Food Toys Fire House
Food History Food Lore French Canada Frontier Days
G Garden Parties Gelatin Molds George Washington
German Godey's Ladies Book Greece Grocery Store
H Harvey House Herbert Hoover Herbs
High Society Horn & Hardart's Hotels  
I Ice Cream Iceland Idaho
Incas Indiana Italy & Sicily  
J Japan Japanese Relocation USA Japanesse Steak Houses
Judaism Julia Child    
K Kellogg Kentucky Kitchen
L Las Vegas Lincoln Lobstering
London Los Angeles    
M Maine Massachusetts McDonald's
Meals on Wheels Medieval Menu's Michigan
Military Missouri Movie Theaters  
N NASA Native American Naval
Nebraska New Jersey New Mexico New York City
New Zealand North Carolina Nutrition  
O Ohio Oregon  
P Pabst Restaurant Pacific Mail Steamship Company Pan-American Exhibition
Pasta Pennsylvania Philadelphia Picnics
Pierre S. du Pont Pilgrims Pizza Plantations
Plaza Hotel Popcorn Pre-History Princeton University
Private Clubs Prohibition Public Markets Pushcarts
R Railroad Rationing (War) Recipes
Restaurants Rhode Island Rice Roman
Rum      
S Sacramento Salad Bars San Francisco
Scottish Shakers Snack Foods South Carolina
South Dakota Spain    
T Table Manners Taverns Tea
Tennessee Tex-Mex Thomas Jefferson Titanic
U United Nations
V Valley Forge Vegetarian Vermont
Victorian Vikings Virginia
W Washington West Virginia Wheatless Wednesday
Wine World's  Fair 1939 & 1964 World War I World War II
   
   
   
   
   
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Advertisement

Food advertisements in Ladies Home Journal and Family Circle magazines 1958
Picnic Time, 1920's
Taste the Taste and Some Cookery News, published in Boston by the Wm. Underwood Co., 1909. 
TWA free in-flight meals - 1952    (try and find one today)

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African-American

African American Dietary Patterns about 1900
African Americans in Food: Colonial Era 1600-1770
African Americans in Food: After the Civil War 1870-1900
African Americans in Food: Caterers & Hoteliers
African Americans in Food:  Cooks & Vendors

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Airlines

Airline Meals  The only website dedicated to Airline Meals
See how meals are prepared aboard an aircraft
Airline Meals from the 50's, 60's 70’s, 80’s and 90's!
 

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Alaska

Menu from Cecil Café, Fairbanks 1906. 2 pages
Menu from Royal Café Cleary Creek, 1906. 3 pages
Diary for re-supplying a 1924 around the world flight

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Alcatraz

Dining room rules for inmates of Alcatraz (see rule #33) 1956

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American Colonists

African Americans in Food: Colonial Era 1600-1770
What did the Colonists eat at Jamestown 1609-1610?

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Americans

How often do Americans eat out?  National Restaurant Association review - 2000
Just what do Americans Eat? USDA 1998 Fact Book

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Antarctica

McMurdo Station 2001: Christmas Dinner - Innovation feeds feasts
McMurdo Station 2001: Italian chef for the stars and scientists cooks at McMurdo
McMurdo Station 1998: Thanksgiving Dinner. A very large menu

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Anthropology

Food and Eating: An Anthropological Perspective: Robin Fox, Social Issues Research Centre
Resources for the Anthropological Study of Food Habits (bibliography), Illinois State University

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Asia

Louis Grivetti: "Reading 11: Food, History, China (part 1)"
Louis Grivetti: "Reading 11: Food, History, China (part 2)"
Louis Grivetti: "Reading 11: Food, History, China (part 3)"
Mongolian Food: written by the Franciscan monk William of Rubruck, 1253-1255
Steamed Mutton Mei-T'u - Jurchen recipe for boiled mutton, from the Yuan and Ming Dynasty (13-14th century)
The Great Kahn's Table at his High Feasts

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Baby-boomer's

What did babyboomer kids love to eat? memories & pictures - 1960's
What did babyboomer kids love to eat? memories & pictures # I - 1960's
What did babyboomer kids love to eat? memories & pictures #2 - 1960's
What did babyboomer kids love to eat? memories & pictures #3 - 1960's

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Baseball

What do Americans eat in baseball stadiums? - 1997

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Battle Creek Sanitorium

Dinner menu at the  Battle Creek Sanitarium - 1912

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Bon Appetit

Decade recipes from Bon Appetit 1900-2000 - Epicuruious

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Boston

Bill of Fare, Hancock House
Bill of fare Mrs. S. L. Skilton's eating house. No. 6. Lindall Street Boston. [1860].   Full Text
Bill of Fare Wales L. Egerton & Co's ladies and gents dining rooms  [1866].             Full Text
Hotel Keepers, Head Waiters and Housekeeper's Guide, Tunis Canpbell
Union Oyster House menu,

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British Columbia

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Byzantine

Byzantine Food & Recipes: Seven reconstructed recipes

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California

Bob's Big Boy breakfast menu - 1969
Bob's Big Boy Menu--more choices - 1969
Midday meal at the Mission Inn - 1916

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Canada

Cabot Commemorative State Service and Victorian dining selections
Food in the time of Champlain -1613
Food of the French fur traders
Period Recipes 1800-1833 - Courtesy of the Historic Kitchens of Heritage Toronto
Wild plants

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CCC Camps

CCC Camp Sawyer, Hayward Thanksgiving Menu - 1940
CCC Camp Squaw Butte -Christmas dinner menu - 1935
CCC Heyburn State Park Friday menu with unit quantities & costs - 1937

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Champlain

Food in the time of Champlain -1613

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Chicago

Official Dinner Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Chicago Fire - 1871-1971

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China

Louis Grivetti: "Reading 11: Food, History, China (part 1)"
Louis Grivetti: "Reading 11: Food, History, China (part 2)"
Louis Grivetti: "Reading 11: Food, History, China (part 3)"
Mongolian Food: written by the Franciscan monk William of Rubruck, 1253-1255
Steamed Mutton Mei-T'u - Jurchen recipe for boiled mutton, from the Yuan and Ming Dynasty (13-14th century)
The Great Kahn's Table at his High Feasts

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Chinaware

The Cabot Commemorative State Service for Canada - A History 1897
Victorian Dining _Canada

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Chocolate

History of Chocolate

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Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus. his gastronomic persona,- 1492  by Lucio Sorre

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Chuck Wagons

The Chuckwagon written by a 15 year ld Australian boy
The Chuckwagon - Large number of recipes from the Old West, including Christmas menus
Charles Goodnight's cowboy chuck wagons

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Civil War (USA)

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Cognac

Bureau National Interprofessionnel DuCognac  "The history of a legendary product"

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Columbian Exposition

The Rumford Kitchen at the Columbian Exposition of 1893

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Columbus Dispatch

Century of Food, Columbus Dispatch

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Condiments

Condiments: description & recipes from 1828-1839

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Coney Island

Coney Island  Food & Dining NY---Feltman's, Stauch's & Nathan's restaurants 1890's

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Cookbooks

A Cookbook for Poor Housewives (1857), by Hanna Winsnes
The Accomplisht Cook, or The Art & Mystery of Cookery: Cookbook from 1685, viewable as page images, from the collection of the Biblioteca de la Universitat de Barcelona.
Ancient Egypt: Recipe for Honeyed Carrots, and Beef and Okra Casserole. w/ bibliography
Ancient Egyptian Recipes: Handful of recipes including Honey Omelette, Sweet Wine Cakes, and Hummus..
Ancient Greek and Roman Recipes: Quoted from Marcus Gavius Apicius' ancient Roman cookbook "De Re Coquinaria."
Ancient Italian Recipes: Northern Italian dishes from a cookery book dated 1518.
Ancient Roman Recipes: From recipes from Marcus Gavius Apicius' cookbook "De Re Coquinaria."
Andalusian Cookbook: An anonymous Andalusian cookbook of the 13th century translated by Charles Perry
Antique Roman Dishes: More recipes from Marcus Gaius Apicius' cookbook "De Re Coquinaria."
A Boke of Gode Cookery Recipes: James Matterer's collection of Medieval recipes translated and adapted for the modern cook.
The Compleat Cook - Cookbook from 1658, viewable as page images; from the collection of the Biblioteca de la Universitat de Barcelona
Edibles from Biblical Era Sweeten High Holy Days - Review and four sample recipes from "The Good Book Cookbook: Recipes from Ancient Times." By Zillah Bahar
Entertaining etiquette: From Buckeye Cookery, and Practical Housekeeping - Wilcox, Estelle Woods 1877
Feeding America: The Historic American Cookbook Project - Online collection of the most important 19th and early 20th century American cookbooks, viewable as page images (1798-1922)
First printed Nordic Cookbook (1616)
Gelatin molds (Illustration) from Marie Martinelo's New York Cook Book
Henry Notaker's Old Cookbooks and Food History - Excerpts from Norwegian cookbooks and links to websites pertaining to historical cookbooks
Historic American Recipes - Recipes from classic American cookbooks available in facsimile editions from the Food Heritage Press
Joy of Cooking Facsimile Of The 1st Edition - 1931
Joy of Cooking - recipes - 1931
Josephine Thrane's manuscript cookbook, at Riksarkivet/National Archives (c. 1850).
The Szathmary Culinary Archives
Norway's first military cookbook (1852)  
The Royal Dinner (1846), by a cook from the palace of King Carl XIV Johan (Maréchal Bernadotte)
Receipts of Pastry and Cookery For the Use of his Scholars - An 18th century recipe book by Ed. Kidder.
Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books - Middle English texts of two manuscripts, edited by Thomas Austin.
Vintage Cookbooks - Recipes from the 19th and early 20th century

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Corn Palace

Mitchell, South Dakota---The Corn Palace

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Dallas

The Pig Stand, America's first drive-in restaurant - 1923

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Detroit

The Detroit Club, and other elegant dining clubs

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Deviled Meats

Advertisement for Deviled meats from the Wm. Underwood Company

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Dietetics

African American Dietary Patterns about 1900 - Food Bibliography
Culinary and Dietetic Texts 1350-1800 - Historical texts on cookery, food, nutrition and dietetics (mainly in German), presented by Thomas Gloning, Philipps-University Marburg
Diet and Nutrition in Poor and Minority Communities 100 Years Ago-1900 - Food Bibliography
Dietary patterns of the Early Midwest
Dining with Samuel Pepys: Essays on History of Nutrition and Dietetics,
Social History of the American Diet - Food Bibliography
Sources for the Study of the American Diet, 1890-1942
Workhouse diet and dining

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Diner's

New Jersey diners.
Providence, RI The first diner
The Diner museum will open in 2003.
Vermont diners

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Diners Club

Diner's Club begins the credit card industry - 1950

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Dining

A American Feast:  Food, Dining and Entertainment in the United States (1776-1931)
American dining customs - Youth's Educator for Home and Society
Cultural rules of dining: of the upper classes
Dinner for Eight
Fine dining on the Union Pacific Railroad - 1921
History of court dining
Menu for a 16 course meal, and other dinners, Practical Cooking and Dinner Giving, Mary Henderson
Picnic for 40
Princeton's Residential, Dining and Social Facilities
Rules of Civility
Victorian dinners,

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Disneyland

Tahitian Terrace Menu, Disneyland - 1960's

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Diversity

Cultural Diversity: Eating in America, Ohio State University
Ethnic cuisine: United States, understanding food regionalism

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Drive-In

The Pig Stand, America's first drive-in restaurant - 1921

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Eating Utensils

Brief Timeline of Eating Utensils
History of Portable Eating Utensils 
History of the Chopstick
History of the Fork
History of The Knife
History of the Spoon
Medieval-Renaissance use of the  Table Fork

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Education

State foods, need to cook something up for a school report?
What did Nebraska's school children eat for lunch?

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Egypt

Ancient Egypt: Recipe for Honeyed Carrots, and Beef and Okra Casserole. w/ bibliography
Ancient Egyptian Recipes: Handful of recipes including Honey Omelette, Sweet Wine Cakes, and Hummus.
Ancient Greek and Roman Recipes: Quoted from Marcus Gavius Apicius' ancient Roman cookbook "De Re Coquinaria."
Ancient Egypt - agriculture
Ancient Egypt - animals
Feeding Karanis
Introduction to Ancient Egypt, 

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England

Cultural rules of dining: of the upper classes
Dining with Samuel Pepys: essays on History of Nutrition and Dietetics,
Dinner: of the upper classes
Feeding the Sailing Navy,
Food In Tudor England - Food culture and recipes from the times of the Tudors (1485-1603), when foods from the New World were introduced.
Fishmongers Hall Menu of Dinner
The Forme of Cury - Cookbook compiled around 1390 by the master-cooks of King Richard II, viewable as page images.
Jacobean Dinner Recipes - Recipes to cook a menu and detailed instructions for brewing beer.
Of the Food and Diet of the English
Shakespearean Feast - Information and recipes for an Elizabethan meal
Shakespeare's food
To Nourish His Majesty's Troops
Types of foods: of the upper classes
Victoria: An Elizabethan Banquet - Prepare a sumptuous feast with adaptations of 16th century recipes such as Galantine of Capon, and Rastons.
Victorian Recipes - Recipes from 1893 for cakes and sweets.
Victorian Recipes - Directions for the perfect pot of tea, and recipes for dishes that accompany the high tea
Victoriana.com: 19th C. Cake Recipes - Eight cake recipes from Godey's Lady's Book, 1860.
A Wardrobe in Time: Kitchen - Recipes popular throughout the British Isles of the Renaissance

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Etiquette

American table manners - Youth's Educator for Home and Society
Rules of Etiquette and Home Culture

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Fairs

Annual Pig Roast Dinner, menu & music - 1922

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Fast Food Toys

The History of Fast Food Toys

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Fire House

Complimentary Dinner Bill of Fare, Newton (NJ) Fire Company

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Food History

Culinary and Dietetic Texts 1350-1800 - Historical texts on cookery, food, nutrition and dietetics (mainly in German), presented by Thomas Gloning, Philipps-University Marburg.
Dining with Samuel Pepys: essays on History of Nutrition and Dietetics,
Eras of Elegance: Recipes - Special meals from every era of history, from Ancient to Edwardian
Food - Eating in Jerusalem in the periods of the First Temple, the Byzantines, and the early Islamic period
Food History
Food History News
Food In Tudor England - Food culture and recipes from the times of the Tudors (1485-1603), when foods from the New World were introduced.
History of Chocolate
History of court dining
The History of Fast Food Toys
History of Menus, Carte's & "Bills of Fare"
Lobster'ng History
Not by Bread Alone: America's Culinary Heritage, Cornell University
Schonwalder's history page
Tastes of the Past - Food culture of the Georgian and Victorian periods; includes recipes
The Food Museum
The Food Timeline
The History of Ice Cream
The History of Popcorn

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Food Lore

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French Canada

Food in the time of Champlain

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Frontier Days

Cariboo Gold Rush, British Columbia General store 
Cariboo Gold Rush, British Columbia store recipts
Charles Goodnight's cowboy chuck wagons
The Chuckwagon - Large number of recipes from the Old West, including Christmas menus
Cook Shack - Cowboy recipes for Skinner Texas Rattlesnake Chili, Corn Fritters, and Taco Salad Deluxe.
Cooking Frontier Style - Collection of frontier recipes and tidbits from the 1800's, including holiday dishes.
Frontier food
Frontier recipes
Frontier watermelons
Homestead History: Food on the Frontier
Pioneer and Indian Recipes - Adaptations of recipes prepared by Native Americans or pioneers on the Oregon Trail
Provisions for the Oregon Trail
The dining room  at Fort Bent
The kitchen at Fort Bent
What did Nebraska's school children eat for lunch?

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Garden Parties

Longwood Garden Parties hosted by Pierre S. duPont

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Gelatin Molds

Gelatin molds (Illustration) from Marie Martinelo's New York Cook Book

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George Washington

Rules of Civility

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German

Sabina Welserin's Cookbook - English translation of one of the oldest German cookbooks (1553)
Timewitnesses.org: Recipes and Rations - Eleven recipes from the last half of the last century (in English and German)

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Godey's Ladies Book

Menu for a Christmas Dinner, Godey's Ladies Book
Victoriana.com: 19th C. Cake Recipes - Eight cake recipes from Godey's Lady's Book, 1860.

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Greece

Food and Archaeology: Greece and Rome,
Funerary feast of King Midas

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Grocery Store

J. Sainsbury's store
Piggly Wiggly, America's first self-service grocery store opens
The Grocer's Encyclopedia, Artemis Ward

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Harvey House

Fred Harvey Houses
The first fast food restaurants

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Herbert Hoover

Wheatless Wednesdays 1918

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Herbs

A Modern Herbal, 
Francesco Sirene, Spicer - Information on exotic herbs and spices used in historic cooking, along with some recipes
Herball or General Historie of Plantes
King's American Dispensatory

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High Society

Cultural rules of dining
Dinner: of the upper classes
Types of foods: of the upper classes

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Horn & Hardart's

Horn & Hardart's first automat

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Hotels

African Americans in Food: Caterers & Hoteliers
Chancellor Hotel Grill Room, New Year's Day menu - 1959
Flamingo Hotel luncheon menu - 1947
Hotel El Rancho Vegas - 1941
Hotel Keepers, Head Waiters and Housekeeper's Guide, Tunis Canpbell
Louisville Hotel
Luncheon Menu at the Hotel St. Francis - 1920
Luncheon Menu at the Hotel St. Francis -page.2 -  1920
The Plaza Hotel
The Waldorf

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