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Meals by Fred Harvey: A Phenomenon of the American West
Meals by Fred Harvey: A Phenomenon of the American West

Meals by Fred Harvey: A Phenomenon of the American West

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Stock Number: op1002
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Feature: softcover
Feature: James David Henderson
Feature: Omni Publications, Reprinted 1985

An informative biography of the man and the company, his Santa Fe railroad relations and his encouragement of Southwest Indian crafts.

This enlarged edition includes B&W photographs and illustrations of Harvey Houses and Girls, china, hollow-ware, menus and recipes, as well as a listing of railroad-related eating facilities operated by the company and when. One of the best books on this topic!

Contents:
Birth of a Businessman, pp. 1-8;
Fred Harvey: Entrepreneur Extraordinary, pp. 9-19;
The Harvey House and the West, pp. 20-27;
Indians, Architecture, Etcetera, pp. 28-34;
The Later Fred Harvey System, pp. 35-39;
Fred Harvey Hotels, Eating Houses and New Stands, pp. 40-43;
The First Contract Between the Santa Fe Railway and Fred Harvey, pg. 44;
The Second Contract Between the Santa Fe Railway and Fred Harvey, pg. 45;
Fred Harvey's Surprise Visit: September 11, 1881, pp. 46-47;
Seventy-Five Cent Dinner Menu on Westbound Passenger Trains in 1888, pg. 48;
Poetry in Praise of the Harvey Girl, pp. 49-50;
From the Docket: The Coat Rule Controversy, pg. 51-52;
Elbert Hubbard's Eulogy on Fred Harvey, pp. 53-54;
Letters Concerning the Condition of Mules at the Grand Canyon, pp. 55-56;
References, Index, pp. 57-63.

Omni Publications, softcover, 88 pages, 6 x 9 x .25 in., B&W photographs and illustrations.

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