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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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James David Henderson

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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