Bars & Restaurants

Pops Route 66 Restaurant: 2004

Pops Route 66 Restaurant: 2004

Giant soda pop bottle at Pops Route 66 Restaurant, Arcadia, Oklahoma. Photo taken in 2004 by photographer Carol M. Highsmith. LOC original medium: digital TIFF file. Carol M. Highsmith's America Project.

Butte Board of Trade: 1939

Butte Board of Trade: 1939

Bar, cafe and gambling house, Butte, Montana. Photo taken in the summer of 1939 by FSA photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Racycles, Motorcycles & Chop Suey: early 1900s

Racycles, Motorcycles & Chop Suey: early 1900s

Great old photo of Tiger Cycle Works Co., which sold Racycles (bicycles), Curtiss Motorcycles, and phonographs, and Sun Leung Chinese restaurant, advertising chop suey. No date with the photo. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

Hot Catfish in Clarksville: 1935

Hot Catfish in Clarksville: 1935

Street scene at Clarksville, Arkansas showing King's Cafe with Hot Catfish on the menu. Resettlement Administration photo taken in 1935 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Omaha Hobo Hangout: 1938

Omaha Hobo Hangout: 1938

Lower Douglas Street, Omaha, was one of the hobo centers of the West. Movie theater with lots of posters and bar/cigar/pool hall with Storz Beer sign. Photo taken in 1938 by FSA photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Table Supply Meat Co., Omaha: 1938

Table Supply Meat Co., Omaha: 1938

Men unloading meat from a panel truck in the wholesale district, Omaha, Nebraska. Photo taken in 1938 by FSA photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

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