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.