Bars & Restaurants

Hector's Palace of Sweets: 1937

Hector's Palace of Sweets: 1937

Hector's Palace of Sweets - cafe sign, Crosby, North Dakota. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer Russell Lee. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Chinese Seamen Eat Junk Food: 1942

Chinese Seamen Eat Junk Food: 1942

Description with the photo: "First Chinese seamen granted shore leave in wartime America. Chinese seamen on United Nations' vessels may now obtain shore leave in American ports. Heretofore, because of the large number of desertions by Chinese crew members, alien seamen of Chinese nationality have been detained on board when their ships touched American ports.

Minneapolis Brewery: 1939

Minneapolis Brewery: 1939

Grain Belt Beer sign at Minneapolis Brewing Company brewery, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 1939 photo taken by photographer John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

The Cheer Cafe: 1937

The Cheer Cafe: 1937

Girl washing windows of the Cheer Cafe, Cook, Minnesota. 1937 photo by Russell Lee for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Cane Tipping Flask: 1922

Cane Tipping Flask: 1922

Woman in soda shop holding a tipping cane or flask cane, popular during prohibition to hide alcohol. 1922 photo by National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Burger Joint: 1941

Burger Joint: 1941

Interior of White Tavern hamburger stand in Amsterdam, New York. Photo taken in 1941 by photographer John Collier. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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