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Title [Interior of a restaurant]
Object Name Postcard
Date 1924
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W postcard, mounted on a page in photograph album X17.0003; the album contains photographs of Midland Beach, Staten Island, and is associated with Henry Johnk. Interior view of a restaurant or cafe furnished with wooden tables and chairs; the large room is open to the visible beams of the roof. A group of two men and two women, probably employees, stand near the center, facing the camera. There is a counter at right with a cash register and various equipment. At left, several signs are mounted on the beams above, and on the far wall, advertising goods for sale; inscriptions include: "TEA, COFFEE / AND / [S]ANDWICHES"; "ASSORTED / PIES & CAKES"; "HOT ROAST BEEF / SANDWICH 25 [cents]"; FRANKFURTER / 10 [cents] / CHOWDER 20 [cents]."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 5.5
Earliest Date 1924
Latest Date 1924
Subjects Restaurants
Restaurant workers
Interiors
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number X17.0003.11.A
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.