Bars & Restaurants

Lafayette Hotel Kitchen: early 1900s

Lafayette Hotel Kitchen: early 1900s

Red Cross women in the Lafayette Hotel kitchen possibly during WW1. No date with photo. Bain News Service, publisher. Vintage photograph provided by LOC. Original medium: glass negative.

High School Girls: 1940s

High School Girls: 1940s

Girls in the cafeteria at Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington, D.C.. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Esther Bubley. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

Lonesome Soldier Needed: 1943

Lonesome Soldier Needed: 1943

Description with the photo:

Washington, D.C. Girl sitting alone in the Sea Grill, a bar and restaurant, waiting for a pickup. "I come in here pretty often, sometimes alone, mostly with another girl, we drink beer, and talk, and of course we keep our eyes open--you'd be surprised at how often nice, lonesome soldiers ask Sue, the waitress, to introduce them to us".

Glorified Hamburgers, Lincoln, Nebraska: 1938

Glorified Hamburgers, Lincoln, Nebraska: 1938

Restaurant advertising sign for glorified hamburgers, Lincoln, Nebraska. Probably Hap's but haven't been able to verify that. Perhaps someone can let us know. Photo by John Vachon, 1938. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Clam Seller in Mulberry Bend: 1900

Clam Seller in Mulberry Bend: 1900

Clam seller in Mulberry Bend, New York City, 1900. Mulberry Bend is a narrow bend in Mulberry Street. Nice street view with customers, boys and a drugstore (farmacia). Photo by Byron, New York City. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

St. Regis Hotel Kitchen: early 1900s

St. Regis Hotel Kitchen: early 1900s

Kitchen and chefs of the St. Regis Hotel, early 1900s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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