Historical menu collection, 1884-2015  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections
Title
Historical menu collection
Dates
1884-2015 (inclusive)
Quantity
Ephemera: 742 items (10 boxes)
Collection Number
PH0617
Summary
Collection of menus, primarily from the Seattle area but also including the wider Pacific Northwest and other locations; includes steamship, train, and airline menus compiled and collected by the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections Division.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Access to some originals is restricted; photocopies are available for viewing. Contact the repository for details.

Languages
English, French, Japanese, Hindi
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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Collection of restaurant menus. Most of the restaurants are located in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Also included in the collection are travel-related menus from ships, railroads, and airplanes.

Restaurants in all styles and classes of trade are represented, from lunch counters to first-class gourmet establishments. Menus, placemats, and other graphic materials from many of the Puget Sound area's most famous restaurants are in the collection. Some are illustrated with drawings and photographs.

Among the many historical menus in the collection are those from the Space Needle Restaurant, Ivar's Acres of Clams, the Dog House, Dan & Louis's Oyster Bar, and the Alaska and Pacific Steam Ship Lines.

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Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Restaurants: Seattle: A-CReturn to Top

Container(s): Item Series 1

Container(s) Description Dates
Adriatica
Box
1 December 1986
After Five (Teagle's)
Box
1 circa 1960s
1 circa 1960s
Alexander's
Box
1 circa 1970s
America's Cup, Lake Union
Box
1 December, 1978
The Annex
Box
1
 General menu
Includes small card with menu specials.
August, 1975
Anthony's Home Port
Box
1 June, 1986
Arrowhead Café, 1515 Westlake N
Box
1 December, 1991
Art's Driftwood Inn, 15th NW & Market
Box
1 undated
Assaggio, 2010 4th Ave.
Box
1 December, 1995
Athenian, Pike Place Market
Box
1 March, 1969
Avenue 52, University Way NE
Box
1 April, 1981
Bagel Express, 205 1st Ave. S
Box
1 July, 1987
Bangkok Café, 219 Broadway E
Box
1 1986
Beef & Brew, University Village
Box
1
 General menu
Newspaper-style.
circa 1971
Benihana of Tokyo
Box
1
Dinner menu
Illustrated with Japanese woodcuts by Frank S. Fujii.
circa 1970s
Ben Paris
Box
1
 General menu
23rd Anniversary Menu
April 22, 1954
1
 General Menu
24th Anniversary Menu
April 27, 1955
Big Eddies Vine Street Station, 1st and Vine
Box
1 circa 1984
Bistro, Roosevelt Way and NE 69th St.
Box
1
 Dinner menu
Section of world map glued to front.
circa 1966
1 circa 1966
Blanc's Café, 308 Marion St.
Box
1
 Dinner menu
Mailer-style (intended to be written on, folded, and mailed). Illustrated with photographs of Seattle area landmarks. One menu dated Sept. 3, 1930, and one dated Feb. 8, 1931.
1930-31
1
General menu
Mailer-style (intended to be written on, folded, and mailed). Illustrated with photographs of Seattle area landmarks.
March 12, 1941
box:oversize
8
Dinner menu
Mailer-style (intended to be written on, folded, and mailed). Illustrated with a map of Seattle, photographs of historic Seattle moments and Seattle landmarks.
circa 1944
Bloch's, 604 15th Ave. E
Box
1 May, 1986
Bohemian Café, 7th and Bell
Box
1
Dinner menu
Mailer-style. Illustrated with drawings of restaurant and boxed quotes from patrons, including Bob Hope.
circa 1940s
Boiserie Museum Café on the Court
Box
1 August, 1979
Bon Marche Department Store Restaurants
Box
1
Dinner menu
Seven locations listed.
1965
1
Wine and dessert menu
Seven locations listed.
1965
1
 Café menu
Downtown Seattle location.
circa 1930s
1
 Crystal Tea Room menu
Downtown Seattle location. Illustrated with painting of flowers on cover. Includes mostly luncheon items, with a slant toward women customers.
June 3, 1950
Brasa, 2107 Third Avenue [with Flying Fish]
Box
1
 Dinner menu
Chef's dinner menu featuring Christine Keff from Flying Fish and Tamara Murphy from Brasa. Menu is signed by Christine Keff and Tamara Murphy.
July 9, 2003
Breakwater Restaurant and Nordic Room, 6049 Seaview Avenue
Box
1
 Dinner menu
Nine-page menu, mentions "marine view."
circa 1970s
1
 Luncheon menu
Includes handwritten "special-lunch" drink menu, with triple martinis for $1.75.
circa 1970s
Broomes, 1403 N. 45th and 314 Broadway N
Box
1
 General menu
Illustrated and die-cut in shape of broom. Handwritten on cover: "Stolen in April 1937. The new idea! --served food in automobile on trays hitched to windows!" Back shows cartoon. From Gould Collection.
April, 1937
Bush Garden, 614 Maynard S
Box
1
 Dinner menu
Mailer-style with color postcard inserted on cover, two different postcards, one without postcard, illustrated.
circa 1965
1 circa 1965
1
 Dinner menu
Mailer-style with color postcard inserted on cover.
December 21, 1972
Café Flora, Madison Valley
Box
1 1991
1
 Fall/winter menu
Signed by chef [Jim Watten?].
January 4, 1992
1 August 1996
Café Lago, Green Lake
Box
1
 Dinner menu
Signed "Grazie della visita! Carla Leonardi, 22 Ottobre 1996."
1996
Café Sabika, 315 E. Pine
Box
1 July 1975
Camelot, Pier 67
Box
1 circa 1970s
Campagne, Pike Place Market
Box
1
 Dinner menu
Signed by Tamara Murphy.
August 8, 1993
1
 Dinner menu
Signed by Tamara Murphy.
November 4, 1995
1
 Dinner menu
Signed (writing illegible).
September 27, 1997
Canlis, Aurora Ave.
Box
1
 Wine list
Flame design.
circa 1977
1
 "Desserts and Finales"
Flame design.
circa 1977
1
Dinner menu
Cherry blossom illustration from "new" Canlis. Menu signed by Chris Canlis, Greg Atkinson and Rocky ( surname illegible).
August, 1998
Canterbury Ale & Eats, University Way NE
Box
1 May, 1981
Cantonesia (Jerry Choi's), 7850 Green Lake N
Box
1 circa 1960s
Casa Villa, 1823 Eastlake
box:oversize
8
Dinner menu
Illustrated.
circa 1970s
Casa Lupita, 1823 Eastlake E
Box
1 circa 1970s
Cassis, 2359 10th Ave. E
Box
1
 Dinner menu
Signed by Leif D. Haller.
May, 1998
1
 Dessert menu
Signed by Leif D. Haller.
May, 1998
Catskill's Delicatessen & Catering, 1424 4th Ave.
Box
1 December, 1991
Cedars Restaurant, 1319 NE 43rd St.
Box
1 May, 1980
Century 21 Seattle World's Fair
Box
1
Menu book I
Forty-eight page Century 21 Seattle World's Fair booklet published by Menu Magazine. Promotes restaurants in the Pacific Northwest (Portland, Olympia, Tacoma, Seattle, and Vancouver, B.C.) during the 1962 Seattle World's Fair; contains articles, pictures and menus. Full cover has photo of the Space Needle, Seattle Center, South Lake Union, and unfinished Interstate 5 freeway.
1962
Checkerboard Lounge, 300 Broadway North
Box
1 undated
Cheese Cellar
box:oversize
8
General Menu
May 12, 1984
Chez Claude Restaurant Francais
Box
1 May, 1976
Chez Paul
Box
1 circa 1980s
Chez Shea
Box
1
  Autumn menu
Signed by Peter Morrison.
December 16, 1995
1 December, 1995
1
 Dessert menu
Handwritten.
December, 1995
1
 Seasonal menu
Signed by Peter Morrison.
December 13, 1997
China Jade, 8580 Greenwood Ave. N
Box
1 1988
China North, 12319 Roosevelt Way NE
Box
1 July, 1982
Chungsun Cafe, 5433 Ballard Avenue
Box
1 undated
Ciro's Grill
Box
1 November 26, 1959
City Loan Pavillion
Box
1 September, 1975
Clark's Better Restaurants, Seattle, Washington
Box
1
 Children's menu
Die cut folded menu in the shape of a clown's head. Back has a list of all Clark's restuarants. Menus was used in several of Clark's restaurants.
circa 1957
Clark's Cabin 52, Waterfront
"A Clark restaurant."
Box
1 circa 1970
1 circa 1970
Cloud Room, Camlin Hotel
Box
1
 Dinner menu with lunch insert
Illustrated: Maitre d' holding a tray inside a cloud from the top of the hotel.
circa 1950s
1 1964
1 circa 1950
Coastal Kitchen, 15th Ave. E
Box
1
 Hispaniola menu ("Caribbean world tour adventure")
Restaurant features different geographical/food themes every few months.
July 28, 1997
College Inn Café Pizza, NE 40th & University Way
Box
1 March, 1977
Coon Chicken Club Cotton, 8500 1/4 Bothell Way
Box
1
Dinner menu
Ilustrated, die-cut in the shape of a house. Club Cotton was a roadhouse next door to the Coon Chicken Inn and part of the same establishment. Illustrations use African-American caricatures. See also Coon Chicken Inn.
undated
Coon Chicken Inn, 8500 Bothell Way
Other locations in Portland and Salt Lake City listed.
Box
1
General menu
Illustrated die-cut menu in shape of face, with "specials" sticker in fold. Cover has handwriting: "Our gang's hang out." Handwriting inside says "Howard, Millie, Mickey, Laura, Salt Lake City, Utah." Illustrations use African-American caricatures. See also Coon Chicken Club Cotton.
circa 1930s
1
Miniature menu
Illustrated miniature die-cut menu in shape of face. Illustrations use African-American caricatures.
circa 1930s
1
Souvenir placemat
Illustrated placemat showing fantasy map of tourist attractions in the Northwest and Coon-Chicken Inn locations; laminated and marked "copy." Illustrations use African-American caricatures.
circa 1930s
Counterbalance Restaurant and Trolley Room, 605 Queen Anne Ave. N
Box
1
 General menu
Illustrated on back with historical photos and stories about Queen Anne trolley and the Counterbalance.
1973
1
 Fritz's Counter Balance
Newer menu, same back.
circa 1970s
Crawford's Sea Grill, 333 Elliott Ave. W
Box
1
 General menu
Cover photo "On the shores of Puget Sound"; illustrated menu includes daily insert and promotional card for "Crawford's Temple of Ichthyophagy."
August 14, 1946
1
 General menu
Color photo of restaurant and fish illustration on front cover.
January 14, 1954
Crepe de Paris, Downtown & Madison Park
Box
1
 Dinner menu
Downtown Seattle location.
circa 1970s
1
 Dinner menu
Madison Park location "Au bord du lac."
circa 1970s
Cuff Kitchen, 1213 E. Pine
Box
1 circa 1980s

Restaurants: Seattle: D-HReturn to Top

Container(s): Item Series 2

Container(s) Description Dates
Dahlia Lounge, 1904 4th Ave.
box:oversize
8
Dinner menu
Handwritten, signed by Thomas Douglas and Shelley Lance.
December 16, 1989
D'Amico's, 601 Union St. (Two Union Sq.)
Box
1 1991
Danish Maid, 411 1/2 Pike St.
Box
1
 General menu
Illustrated, die-cut in shape of girl's head.
circa 1940
De Caro's Barbecue, 314 Broadway E
Box
1 December, 1965
Deville's on Broadway
Box
1 January 23, 1980
Dickenson's Table
Box
1 circa 1970s
Dick Odman's Broiler
Box
1 circa 1970s
Dogenhaus (Mike & Rae's), 401 Seneca
Box
1 undated
Dog House, 7th and Bell
Box
1
 General menu
Illustrated menu with "All roads lead to the Doghouse" map mural on cover. Handwriting inside: "Winnie & Art, Johnny & me, Dec. 1937."
December, 1937
1
Cocktail napkin
Illustrated with cartoon of four dogs, one in the Dog House.
circa 1950s
1
 Placemat
Illustrated placemat with "All roads lead to the Doghouse" map, one-color brown.
circa 1950s
1
 General menu
Menu cut out in shape of dog and doghouse.
circa 1950s
1
 General menu
Illustrated menu with "All roads lead to Bob Murray's Doghouse" map on cover, one-color brown; "Evening suggestions" stapled inside.
circa 1955
1
 General menu
Illustrated menu with "All roads lead to Doghouse" map on cover, one-color blue; "Dinners" special sheet stapled inside.
December 10, 1993
Dublin House, Union near 4th
"A Clark restaurant."
Box
1
 Dinner menu
Gold menu bound with gold cord/tassel, specials card inserted into cut.
circa 1965
1 circa 1965
1
Dinner menu
No cover, same design, higher prices.
circa 1965
1 circa 1965
1
 Office menu
Take-out/delivery menu for tenants of the Washington Building.
circa 1965
1
 Instructional folder
Explains "How to make an Irish Coffee as served at...."
circa 1965
1
  Guide
Illustrated folder with map showing wall layout of paintings and prints collection.
circa 1965
Dunbar
Box
1 circa 1960s
1 circa 1960s
Edmond Meany Hotel, 4515 Brooklyn Ave Cor E 45th
Box
2 May 8, 1952
El Gaucho, Downtown
Box
2 circa 1960s
2
 Dinner menu
Parchment cover illustrated with an Argentinian gaucho.
circa 1960s
2 circa 1960s
Fairway Lunch, 234 Fairview Avenue N.
Box
2 circa 1950s
Farrell's Ice Cream Parlors
Several Pacific Northwest area locations.
Box
2
 Fountain and kitchen menu
Illustrated newspaper-style menu with Woodland Park Zoo sundae, $6.50.
circa 1960s
2
  Kitchen and fountain menu
Illustrated newspaper-style menu with Farrell's Zoo sundae, $8.50.
circa 1970
 Diet plan Sheet
Menu insert sheet: humorous "menu" plan for following a low-calorie diet.
1969
2
  Kitchen and fountain menu
Illustrated newspaper-style menu,with Farrell's Zoo sundae, $10.50.
circa 1977
2
 Ice cream food fun menu
Illustrated newspaper-style menu, Farrell's Zoo sundae, $19.95.
circa 1985
The Fifth Amendment
Box
2
 Dinner menu
Illustrated: print of face on green card.
circa 1980s
2
Dinner menu
Illustrated: print of face on brown card stock. Text same as above.
circa 1980s
5 Point, 415 Cedar Street
Box
2 undated
2
Mecca Menu
September 19, 2003
Flying Fish, 2234 1st Ave.
box:oversize
8
Dinner menu
Dinner, Monday, September 11, 1995, signed "Thanks for your patronage, [illegible] Sept. 11, 1995."
September 11, 1995
8
Dessert and after-dinner drink menu
September 11, 1995
Four Seasons Olympic Spanish Ballroom
Box
2
Banquet Menu
University of Washington Alumni Legend Banquet.
December 9, 1987
Four-10 (Rosellini's)
box:oversize
8
Dinner menu
August, 1966
8
Luncheon menu
August, 1966
8
Wine list
August, 1966
8
Dinner menu
August, 1982
Frederick & Nelson Restaurants
Menus are from various locations. The original store was located at 5th Ave. and Pine St.; Tea Room, Paul Bunyan and Men's Grill menus are from that location.
Box
2
 Souvenir menu
Illustrated "Frederick & Nelson Golden Anniversary Souvenir" menu for an event held in the famous Tea Room. Cover shows pioneers and covered wagon rolling through mountains and trees, with totem pole inset.
September 30, 1940
2
 Children's Menu
"Jack-in-the-Box" "for Little Folks" on front cover. Box-shaped menu.
circa 1950s
2
Paul Bunyan kitchen menu
Illustrated. Includes lunch and fountain features.
circa 1955
2
 Paul Bunyan tiny tots' menu
Illustrated: clowns, giraffe, Paul Bunyan. Includes theme meals. Promotion of Frederick & Nelson children's departments on back.
circa 1960s
2
 Men's Grill
Menu includes luncheon specials; last page explains that restaurant is "for men only."
January, 1966
2 September 2, 1977
2 September, 1982
2 October, 1987
2 circa 1989
2 circa 1989
French Invention, 100 Mercer
Box
2 August, 1975
Fuller's, 1400 6th Ave., Sheraton Hotel
Box
2
 Dinner menu
Two sheets, signed "Monique Bateau."
November 23, 1994
2
 Seasonal menu
Folder with seasonal menu insert.
October, 1995
Gaslamp
Box
2 circa 1980s
Gasperetti's Roma Café, 220 4th Ave. S
Box
2
Dinner menu
Illustrated dinner menu tied with gold cord. Written on cover: "Out of date."
circa 1966
2
 Dinner menu
Illustrated dinner menu tied with green and red cord.
January, 1966
2
 Lunch menu
Illustrated lunch menu.
January, 1966
2
 After dinner drink/wine menu
Illustrated drink menu tied with gold cord. Sticker on front reads "National Restaurant Association Great Menu Award 1966."
undated
2
After dinner drink/wine menu
Illustrated drink menu tied with green and red cord.
undated
Das Gasthaus
Box
2
 Menu
Handwritten on white paper bag.
undated
Gasworks, 2501 N. Northlake Way
Box
2 November, 1986
Genghis Khan, 1422 1st Ave.
Box
2
Take-out menu
1991
Giorgina's Pizza, 131 15th Ave. E
Box
2
General menu
Newspaper-style, with stories and comments about restaurant.
[circa 1990s?]
Globe Cellar Restaurant, 101 S. Main
Box
2
 General menu
Lightly laminated folder, illustrated with newspaper-style graphics.
circa 1980s
Gold Chin, 125 15th Ave. E
Box
2
Take-out menu
March, 1988
Gold Quarter, 217 Yesler
Box
2 circa 1960s
Golden Sun, 2806 Alki Ave. SW
Box
2
Take-out menu
March, 1984
The Goose, Rainier Square
Box
2 March, 1979
The Gourmand, 425 NW Market St.
Box
2
 Summer menu
Summer 1998, autographed (illegible) 19 Sept. '98.
September, 1998
2
 Wine list
Autographed (illegible).
undated
Gourmet Gold Room Formal Dining Room
Box
2
 Supper menu
Printed on parchment. Menu for supper club with seating by advance meal order only; no cover.
circa 1960s
Gourmondo
Box
2
Catering menu
circa 2000
Gravity Bar, 415 Broadway E
Box
2 September, 1987
Great American Food & Beverage Co., 3119 Eastlake E
Box
2
 Dinner menu
Illustrated, folded poster-sized menu.
May, 1976
2
 Drink menu
Special coffee drinks and wine list; "Post Prohibition specials" (special mixed drinks).
May, 1976
Great Green Society, Fremont
Box
2
Flyer
Promotional flyer for "munchies, pizza and breakfast," announcing new location.
1972
Greek Village, 700 4th Ave.
Box
2
 Dinner menu
Illustrated with Greek statue. Dark blue flocked cover.
circa 1960s
2 circa 1960s
Green Lake Bowl Cafe, 401 Ravenna Boulevard
Box
2
General menu
Includes a "From Our Fountain" selection.
undated
Green Lake Grill
Box
2
 Dinner menu
Handwritten menu sheet.
April, 1980
2
Dinner menu
Computer printout, two sheets.
Oct. 21, 1989
Greenlake Jake's Breakfast, 7918 E. Green Lake Dr.
Box
2
Breakfast menu
circa 1990
Harold's Charcoal Broiler, 304 Eastlake Ave.
Box
2
 Dinner menu
Illustrated menu. Includes stapled daily specials sheet and spareribs card.
circa 1944
Harry's
Box
2
 General menu
Color illustrations: tropical theme and parrot. Laminated folder.
October, 1981
2
 Three-sided table card
Contains stories of "Electric Ice Tea," "Ice Cream Cocktail," and the "Legend of Harry."
October, 1981
Harvey's Deli & Sandwich Shop, 217 James St.
Box
2 circa 1960s
Hidden Harbor (John Franco's), Shilshole Marina Mart
Box
2
Dinner menu
Illustrated cover: woodcut of boats in marina. Restaurant known colloquially as Franco's Hidden Harbor.
1965
2
Dinner menu
Illustrated cover: woodcut of boats in marina (different layout from above inside).
1965
2
Lunch menu
Illustrated as above with photocopied drink list insert.
1965
Hiram's at the Locks, Shilshole Ave.
Box
2 Feb., 1978
Hogsbreath, 4518 University Way NE
Box
2
Dinner menu
January, 1980
Home of the Green Apple Pie
Box
2
 Menu
Illustrated cover: apple. Back of menu has list showing number of pies sold by year from 1920-1936.
1937
Horatio's
box:oversize
9
Dinner menu
Illustrated with nautical fantasy images and mermaids.
July, 1977
Hotel Butler
Box
2
 New Year's Eve dinner menu
Illustrated with New Year's resolutions; includes musical program and champagne list.
December31, 1914
Hotel Frye
Box
2
 Breakfast menu
Special club breakfasts menu
1972
Hotel New Washington, 2nd Ave. & Stewart
See also Hotel Washington, New Washington Hotel.
Box
2
Thanksgiving dinner menu
Illustrated with Thanksgiving images.
November, 26, 1953
Hotel Washington
See also Hotel New Washington, New Washington Hotel.
Box
2
Thanksgiving dinner menu
Illustrated with color print on cover: Cupid holding ax beckoning to turkey. Thanksgiving Day table d'hote dinner, includes musical program. Bound with cord.
November 25, 1909
Hotel Windsor Kalua Room, 1406 4th Ave.
Box
2
General menu
Illustrated with bright red shell and bamboo designs.
undated
The Hungry Turtle
Box
2 undated
Hunt Club, Sorrento Hotel
Box
2
 Lunch menu
Signed by chef Brian Scheehser.
November 26, 1997
2
 Dinner menu
Signed by chef Brian Scheehser.
November 26, 1997
2
 Dessert menu
Signed by pastry chef Melissa I. Smith.
November 26, 1997
The Husky Restaurant, 418 Union St. Metropolitan Center
Box
2
 General menu
"Ray and Stan Mortensen, Managers." Includes four product ads on back cover.
undated
Huwilers, University Village
Box
2
Dinner menu
January, 1978

Restaurants: Seattle: I-PReturn to Top

Container(s): Item Series 3

Container(s) Description Dates
Inside Passage Tavern
Box
2 Mar. 22, 1975
Italia, Waterfront Place, 1010 Western
Box
2
General menu
Miniature, probably used for promotion.
1991
Italian Spaghetti House, 9824 Lake City Way NE
Box
2
 To-go menu
Miniature, probably used for promotion.
circa 1980s
Italian Village Café, 1413 5th Ave.
Box
2
Dinner menu
Illustrated with Italian imagery.
[circa 1930s?]
Ivar's Acres of Clams, Pier 54
Box
2
Dinner menu
Cartoon-style illustration, with newsletter-style descriptive text on the back.
circa 1950s
2
 Dinner menu
Die-cut in the shape of a clam, redesigned listing (from above), same prices.
circa 1950s
2
 Children's menu
Die-cut in the shape of a diver's mask with rubber bands at the ears to hold it in place. Cartoon-style illustration, with menu options on verso.
circa 1950s
2
 Paper placemat
Illustrated with Ivar's radio theme song, "The Old Settler," and drawings. Song contains the lyrics that named the restaurant: "Surrounded by acres of clams."
circa 1950s
8
Paper placemat
Illustrated with historical photos and graphics montage of Ivar himself and Ivar's restaurant menu covers, billboards, photos, ads (from the opening of the Acres of Clams to the present).
2003
Ivar's Captain's Table, 333 Elliott Avenue West
box:oversize
9
Dinner menu
Illustrated die-cut menu.
circa 1960s
Box
9
  Dinner menu
Illustrated dinner menu.
March, 1974
box:oversize
9
 Children's menu
Illustrated die-cut menu in shape of Captain Ivar's face. Rubber band located on the ears to attach the mask to the face.
circa 1960s
Ivar's Indian Salmon House, 401 Northlake Way
Box
9
Lunch menu
Illustrated with Northwest Indian design woodcuts. Restaurant now called Ivar's Salmon House.
circa 1960s
9
Dinner menu
Illustrated with Northwest Indian design woodcuts; layout slightly different from above.
circa 1960s
box:oversize
9
Children's menu
Die-cut in shape of male Indian face on menu front to be used as child's mask. Has eye and nose openings, and attached rubber bands for securing behind ears. Menu selections on back.
circa 1960s
J & M Café & Cardroom, Pioneer Square
Box
2
Dinner menu
Includes "Legend of the J & M" full-page history on back.
August, 1975
Jade Pagoda, 606 Broadway N
Box
2
 Dinner menu
Illustrated with metallic ink-printed cover in Oriental floral design.
circa 1960s
Jake O'Shaunessey's, Roy St.
Box
2 June, 1975
Jalisco, 122 1st Ave. N
Two other locations.
Box
2
 Take-out menu
Illustration depicts cockfight.
August, 1988
Jazz Alley
Box
2 April, 1981
Jolly Jester
Box
2
 General menu
Illustrated.
November, 1965
The Jolly Roger, 8720 Bothell Way
Box
2
 Dinner menu
Illustrated with pirate imagery. Restaurant was a "roadhouse" just outside the city limits.
circa 1930-1950
2
 Dinner menu
Illustrated die-cut menu of pirate face on cover, pirate imagery inside.
circa 1930-1950
Juan Miguel's
Box
2 September, 1976
Julia's, Eastlake
Box
2
 Breakfast menu
Illustrated with Julia's "14 Carrot" dancing carrots logo.
May, 1981
2
 Full menu
Illustrated with Julia's "14 Carrot" logo.
May, 1981
Kagetsu Natural Foods Restaurant, 4438 Roosevelt Way NE
Box
2 circa 1970s
Kaspar's, 2701 1st Ave.
Box
2
 Dinner menu
Signed "Bon Appetit [illegible] Oct. 8, '94."
October, 1994
King Neptune's
Box
2
 Dinner menu
Food concession operated by Clark's Ferry Concessions, Room 135 Ferry Terminal, Seattle
circa 1950s
King Oscar's Smorgasbord, 4312 Aurora Ave.
Box
2
 Dinner menu
Illustrated with picture of Viking ship.
circa 1960s
2
 Dinner menu
Illustrated with picture of Viking ship, laminated and bound with gold cord, some prices higher than above.
circa 1960s
Kirkpatrick's
Box
2
 Dinner menu
Illustrated with Irish themes, such as leprauchauns, fairies, harps, shamrocks; inside cover explains wall murals in restaurant.
September, 1946
Kow Sing, 4733 University Way NE
Box
2
Dinner menu
Prices are crossed out and higher prices handwritten in.
circa 1960s
La Buca
Box
3
Dinner menu
Fresh sheet, signed and dated [illegible].
October, 1992
3
Dinner menu
Signed and dated [illegible].
October, 1992
Lampreia, Belltown
Box
3
Dinner menu
Signed "Scott Carsberg, Aug. 23, 1997."
August, 1997
Las Margaritas
Locations: Seattle, Kirkland, Woodinville, Bellevue.
Box
3
Take-out menu
November, 1989
Latitude 47°, 1232 Westlake Avenue North
Box
3
General menu
Menu in a folder.
undated
Leo's Spinnaker, 102 Lakeside Ave. S
In Leschi Park.
box:oversize
9
Dinner menu
circa 1960s
Licorous
Box
3
Cocktail and dinner menu
undated
Linyen, 424 S. 7th Ave.
Box
3
Dim sum menu
circa 1980s
Lion O'Reilly's & B.J. Monkeyshines's
Box
3
Dinner menu
June, 1977
Little Bread Co. Café, 8040 15th NE
Box
3
General menu
Hand-block printing and litho on handmade paper.
December, 1972
McCormick & Schmick's Harborside Seafood Restaurant, 1200 Westlake Ave. N
box:oversize
9
Dinner menu
January, 2, 1998
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant, 1103 First Avenue
box:oversize
9
Dinner menu
Top of menu illustrated with color images of various types of fish and shellfish.
February 27, 1994
9
Lunch menu
Top of menu illustrated with pastel color images of various types of fish and shellfish.
February 21, 2005
Macheesmo Mouse, 4129 University Way NE
Box
3
General menu
January, 1989
The Majestic Short Order Deluxe
Box
3
General menu
January, 1986
Maison Blanc, 308 Marion St.
Operated from mid-1930s to 1960. Rathskeller Bar was on street level.
Box
3
 Dinner menu
Illustrated with print of restaurant facade.
circa 1930s
3
Lunch menu
Small menu: red with black drawing of restaurant.
circa 1930s
Mama's Mexican Restaurant, 2234 2nd Ave.
Box
3
Take-out menu
undated
Manca's, 108 Columbia St.
Box
3
Dinner menu
circa 1955
Marina Grill, Shilshole Marina Mart
Box
3
General menu
Illustrated with boat and rope lettering; cover is die-cut. Outer edge of inside page shows flags for various marinas and yacht clubs in the Pacific Northwest.
November, 1946
Maximilien in the Market, Pike Place Market
Also known as Maximilien, Bis [bistro].
Box
3
Lunch menu
November, 1979
3
Wine list
November, 1979
The Mecca Buffet
Box
3
Dinner menu
circa 1930s
Messina's Italian Ristorante
Box
3
Dinner menu
September, 1976
3
Lunch menu
September, 1976
3
Wine list
September, 1976
Metropolitan Grill, 818 2nd Ave.
Box
3
Lunch menu
1991
Mr. Larry's Restaurant & Bar
Box
3
Dinner menu
Illustrated with stag woodcut.
undated
Mrs. Malia's, 820 2nd Ave.
Box
3
Lunch menu
July, 1978
3
Dinner menu
July, 1978
Moby Dick Room, Fishermen's Wharf, Seattle
Box
3
General Menu
Text on cover reads: Coffee Shop and Moby Dick Room at the Wharf. Fishermen's Wharf, Seattle.
circa 1960-circa 1970s
The Mocambo, 2nd Ave. & Yesler
Box
3
Dinner menu
Back has historical photo of 2nd & Yesler in 1924.
circa 1970
Mulligan's Old Place, University Village
Box
3
Dinner menu
circa 1980
Mutual Life Building, 605 1st Ave South
Box
3
General menu
Four page menu on yellow ledger paper. Includes a brief history of the site.
undated
New Washington Hotel
See also Hotel Washington, Hotel New Washington.
box:oversize
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Indian whalers homeward bound from the Pacific."
See also Hotel New Washington.
The original Washington Hotel, also known as the Denny Hotel, was demolished in 1907 as a result of the Denny Regrade project, which lasted from 1902-1911 and flattened one of the steepest hills in Seattle at the time. Then-owner James Moore rebuilt the hotel circa 1908 and it was known as both the New Washington Hotel and the Hotel New Washington. The building has been renamed as the Josephinium and is now a low-income apartment complex.
July 24, 1911
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "A Puget Sound lumber port."
July 26, 1911
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Olympic Mountains from Seattle."
July 27, 1911
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Mount Rainier from Seattle, altitude 14,426 feet."
July 28, 1911
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Puget Sound Naval Station."
July 29, 1911
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "240,000 salmon in a Puget Sound fishing braile."
July 30, 1911
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Washington forest on the road to Mount Rainier."
January 14, 1912
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Mount Rainier from Seattle, altitude 14,426 feet."
November 13, 1912
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Indian whalers homeward bound from the Pacific."
November 14, 1912
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Mount Baker from the San Juan Islands."
November 16, 1912
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Seven wild Roosevelt elk in the Olympic Mountains."
November 19, 1912
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Puget Sound Naval Station."
December 12, 1912
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Lake Crescent, Olympic Mountains."
December 17, 1912
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Mountaineers leaving the summit of Mount Baker."
April 13, 1913
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "Snoqualmie Falls, height 268 feet."
April 29, 1913
10
Daily menu
Carte du jour, back has photo "240,000 salmon in a Puget Sound fishing braile."
May 3, 1913
New York Style Deli, 2801 E. Madison
Box
3
Deli menu
August, 1981
1904, 1904 4th Ave.
Box
3
Pasta Kitchen menus
Breakfast, lunch, evening (stapled together).
December, 1980
3
Lunch at 1904
December 15, 1980
3
Wines at 1904
December, 1980
Noggins Brewery Bar & Restaurant, 4142 Brooklyn NE
Box
3
Dinner menu
March, 1989
Norm Bobrow's Colony, Virginia at Fourth
Box
3
Dinner menu
undated
Norm's, 421 Broadway North/4232 University Way/4018 Roosevelt Way
Box
3
Breakfast/lunch menu
Norm's Good Foods, 4018 Roosevelt Way. Front cover is illustrated with graphic of people playing various sports; catchphrase "Just say 'Meet me at Norm's for breakfast,'" appears on cover. Verso has chart showing "How to choose and use the foods that the body needs every day."
circa 1940s
3
Breakfast/lunch menu
Illustrated with graphic on cover celebrating Seattle's Centennial (1852-1952). Text on cover reads "Norm's says 'Hello,'" and an address of 421 Broadway North is printed on the cover. Printed on the inside is the restaurant's catchphrase, "Just say...'I'll meet you at Norm's!'". The back cover displays a map of Seattle and points out the location of the restaurant.
circa 1952
3
Lunch/fountain menu
Illustrated with photographic images of the Seattle area, including Mt. Rainier, Grand Coulee Dam, the art museum at Volunteer Park, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and the Lake Washington Floating Bridge. Front cover shows catchphrase "Just say 'Meet me at Norm's for breakfast.'"
circa 1950
3
Lunch/fountain menu
Front cover illustrated with photograph of Lake Washington Floating Bridge; a history of the bridge is printed on the verso. Front cover shows catchphrase "Just say 'Meet me at Norm's for breakfast.'"
circa 1950
3
Lunch/fountain menu
Norm's Fountain Cafe, 4342 University Way. Front cover illustrated with photograph of water skiers. Catchphrase "Just say 'I'll meet you for breakfast at Norm's'" is printed on front cover.
circa 1950
Norselander, 300 3rd W
Box
3
Dinner menu
Illustrated menu with drawing of Viking long ship.
circa 1955
Northern Lights, Stratford Hotel, Third and Seneca
Box
3
General menu
Dining Room and Lounge menu. Includes "The Eskimo Legend of the Northern Lights" on the back cover.
undated
3
General menu
Dining Room and Lounge menu. Heavy plasticized folded menu.
undated
Obachine
Box
3
Dinner menu
Fancy paper collage menu, cutout, bound by brass plate held by lacquered chopstick.
September, 1998
Occidental Hotel, Seattle
Box
3
 Daily menu
Card embossed with vase. Gilded design of the word "menu." Location cited as "Seattle, W. T." (Washington Territory).
December 16, 1888
3
 Daily menu
Card with cut out "M," gilded and glittered.
May 19, 1889
3
 Daily menu
Embossed with roses, gilded, hand cut (?). Possibly a "ladies" menu.
May 24, 1889
Olympic Grill, Olympic Hotel, 416 Seneca NE Cor 4th Ave
Box
3
General menu
Illustrated menu with drawing of imaginary 18C airship.
undated
Olympic Hotel
Box
3
 Opening dinner
Bound with blue and gold satin ribbon, covered with parchment.
December 6, 1924
3
Banquet Menu
Pioneers' Banquet of Dexter Horton National Bank in the Spanish Ballroom of Olympic Hotel. Illustrated with drawing of Dexter Horton building and photograph of Dexter Horton. Gold embossed border on interior and cover.
June 23, 1928
3
 Dinner menu
Cover shows brown printed woodcut by Glenn Sheckels: "Captain Vancouver first sighted the Olympic Mountains in 1792...."
May, 1933
3
Dinner menu
Cover shows green printed woodcut by Glenn Sheckels: "Captain Vancouver first sighted the Olympic Mountains in 1792...." Prices slightly higher than above.
undated
3
Dessert menu
Illustrated with mural reproduction that wraps front and back. Captioned "--trend of progress in the Pacific Northwest."
circa 1930s
Other Place (Rosellini's), 4th & Union
Box
3
Dinner menu
May, 1975
Outrigger, Benjamin Franklin Hotel, 6th & Virginia
"Created by Trader Vic."
Box
3
Drink menu
Illustrated with graphic cartoons and caricatures of Polynesians.
circa 1960
3
Dinner menu
Illustrated with Polynesian themes.
circa 1960s
Pablo's
Box
3
Dinner menu
January, 1979
Pacific Dessert Company, 2407 10th E
Box
3
Catering lists and menu
Feb., 1982
Painted Table, Alexis Hotel
Box
3
Dinner menu
August, 1992
Pancho's, 1901 Fourth Avenue
Box
3
Cocktail menu
Illustrated with Mexican caricature on front cover. Cut-out style.
circa 1950s
3
Lunch menu
circa 1968
3
Dinner menu
circa 1968
3
Wine list
circa 1968
Pagliacci Pizzeria, 4429 University Way NE
Box
3
Pizza menu
April, 1984
Palace Kitchen
Box
3
Dinner menu
January, 1997
3
Dessert menu
January, 1997
Palomino, 4th & Pike City Center
Box
3
"Pacific Fresh" lunch menu
Feb., 1991
3
Dinner menu
May, 1995
Phil's Sandwich Bar, 4718 University Way NE
Box
3
General menu
Illustrated with cartoons by Phil Morgart.
circa 1980s
Pier 70 Sandwich and Chowder House, Pier 70
Box
3
General menu
November, 1975
Pirosmani, Queen Anne
Box
3
Dinner menu
Menu signed by chef and co-owner, Laura Dewell.
December, 1993
The Pit Southern Barbecue, Westlake & Pine in the Alley
Box
3
Promotional card
Two-color illustrated card: "Barbecued prawns (giant shrimps) served with our 'delicious tantalizing' Southern sauce." Handwritten note: "Eat here with Emil-'44-quite a bit."
circa 1944
A la Petite France Restaurant
Box
3
Dinner menu
circa 1970s
box:oversize
10
Wine list
circa 1970s
Place Pigalle
Box
3
Lunch menu
Signed by Kris Pearson, Nov. 5, 1994.
November5, 1994
Plaid Piper, Tartan Room, 1600 Olive Way
Box
3
General menu
undated
The Plantation Southern Foods, 5518 20th Avenue NW
Box
3
General Menu
circa 1950
Plaza 5, 5th & University
"Clark's sidewalk restaurant."
Box
3
Dinner menu
circa 1970s
3
Luncheon menu
circa 1970s
3
"After 5 at Plaza 5"
circa 1970s
Plenty Café & Market, 1404 34th Ave.
Box
3
Dinner menu
Illustrated "This week's menu."
Feb., 1997
3
Dinner menu
Illustrated "This week's menu."
March, 1997
Polet's Italian Dinners, 6515 38th Ave. S
Box
3
Dinner menu
circa 1965
Polynesia, Pier 51
Box
3
Lunch menu
circa 1960s
3
Dinner menu
circa 1960s
Poor Italian Café, 2000 2nd Ave.
Box
3
Lunch/dinner menu
Illustrated.
January, 1986
3
Wine menu
Illustrated.
January, 1986
Prague Restaurant/Gallery, 309 1st Ave. S
Box
3
Dinner menu
Illustrated; cover shows historical drawing of Prague.
August, 1975
The Price Is Right, 308 Marion
Box
3
General menu
November, 1975

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Queen Anne Grill, 1427 Queen Anne Ave.
Box
3
General menu
Tiny folded menu featuring "Mexican Dishes." Illustrated with a donkey labeled "Desert Canary."
undated
The Quicherie, 7731 24th NW
Box
3
General menu
January, 1960
Quinn's, 1001 East Pike Street
Box
3
General menu
circa 2015
Rainier Club
Box
3
General menu
Illustrated front cover: photo of Rainier Club, a private men's club (green tint). Back cover: photos of dining room and club room.
Mar. 12, 1947
3
 General menu
Green cover bound with gold cord, "Our Diamond Anniversary." History of Rainier Club on inside front cover.
1963
Raison d'Etre, 113 Virginia
Box
3
Dinner menu
1989
Rathskeller Bar, 308 Marion St.
Box
3
General menu
Illustrated with drawing of Bacchus and words "Where true bohemianism prevails." Restaurant located at street level below Maison Blanc (same owners). Menu has Maison Blanc wrapped toothpick taped inside.
undated
Ray's Downtown, 999 3rd Ave.
Box
3
Take-out menu
1984
Red Carpet, Downtown
"A Clark restaurant."
Box
3
Dinner menu
Illustrated, tied with black cord.
November, 1965
3
Lunch menu
November, 1965
3
Dinner menu
No cover on menu; prices slightly higher.
November, 1965
Red Robin, 3272 Fuhrman Ave. E
box:oversize
10
General menu
January, 1978
The Regrade, Fine Steaks and Chops, Ltd.
Box
3
Dinner menu
Laminated with inserts; illustrated with story by Paul Dorpat and historical photos of Denny Regrade.
circa 1980s
Restaurant 610
Box
3
Lunch menu
Feb., 1980
3
Dinner menu
Feb., 1980
Rhodes [Department Store] Mezzanine Tea Room
Box
4
Lunch menu
Illustrated with rose motif; invites patrons to request a melody on the pipe organ.
circa 1950
4
 Children's menu
Die-cut in shape of a circus wagon. Illustrated with lion on front and themed meals inside.
circa 1950
Ristorante Pony
Box
4
Dinner menu
January, 1986
Ritz Café, Broadway
Box
4
Dinner menu
August, 1981
Rock Hard Café (Lion O's), Broadway & John
Box
4 circa 1980s
Roy's Seattle, 1900 4th Ave.
Box
4
Dinner menu
Signed by chef Stephen Window, Oct. 18, 1997.
October, 1997
4
"Just Desserts" menu
October, 1997
Roy St. Bistro
Box
4
 Dinner menu
Signed by chef Paul Valley, May 9, 1998.
May, 1998
Rover's, 2808 E. Madison
Box
4
Dinner menu
Signed by Thierry Rautureau, Sept. 4, 1987: "Thanks for been [sic] a good customer."
1987-1994
4
Dinner menu
Signed by Thierry Rautureau, Aug. 24, 1990.
1987-1994
4
Dinner menu
Signed by Thierry Rautureau, Dec. 17, 1994: "Merci pour votre visite! Bon appetite."
1987-1994
4
Postcard
1987-1994
Ruby Chow's, Broadway at Jeffereson
Box
4 circa 1960s
4
Dinner menu
Menu reads from right to left.
circa 1960s
4
 Ticket
Check room ticket for coat checked items at restaurant. Illustrated with drawing of "Chinese God of Happiness."
circa 1960s
Russian Samovar, 806 E. Roy
Box
4
Dinner menu
circa 1960s
4
Drink menu
circa 1960s
Salad Gallery, Pioneer Square
box:oversize
10
General menu
See also The Gallery (new name).
December, 1984
Sandwich Express, 616 Broadway E
Box
4
Take-out menu
March, 1985
San Juan Room, Sheraton
Box
4
 Dinner menu
Bound with gold cord and tassel.
circa 1970s
Santa Fe Café, NE. 65th St.
Box
4
Dinner menu
April, 1982
Schmoe's Delicatessen & Restaurant, 1417 3rd Ave.
Box
4 circa 1960s
Scotty's Fish & Chips, 323 W. 85th St.
Box
4
  General menu
Die-cut in shape of fish with top hat, illustrated; "Seattle" handwritten on cover.
circa 1950
Seattle Restaurant Company, Inc., 110 Occidental Ave.
Box
4 circa 1912
Seattle Yacht Club, Portage Bay
Box
4
 Dinner menu from the "Ward Room"
Red embossed cover. Illustrated with drawings of naval officers. Includes history of the Seattle Yacht Club.
Pre-1970's
4
 Dinner menu
Includes history of the Seattle Yacht Club.
May 1978
4 Post 1970's
Settebello, 1525 E. Olive Way
Box
4
Daily menu
Signed by Scott H. Carsberg.
Oct. 7, 1898
Siam on Broadway, 616 N. Broadway
Box
4
Take-out menu
December, 1986
Sir Loin Inn
Box
4
Dinner menu
circa 1970s
The Smuggler, Pier 70
Box
4
 Dinner menu
Illustrated: one sheet pen-and-ink drawing of Pier 70 and tall ship.
January, 1973
Snyder's Southern Barbecue, Ballard
Box
4 circa 1950s
Sorrento Hotel
Box
4
 General menu
From the Sorrento Fireside dining room; Illustrated menu cover only.
undated
4
 General menu
From the Sorrento Hotel Grill.
undated
Soul Food Stop
Box
4 circa 1990s
Soup Salad
Box
4
General menu
circa 1970s
Space Needle Restaurant, Seattle Center
Box
4
Drink menu
Illustrated "rotating" die-cut round, featuring map and directional points of interest that can be seen as the restaurant rotates. Special drinks (including "Panorama Punch" and "Cloud Buster") on reverse.
circa 1962
4
Drink menu
Same as above menu, with different center illustration ("The Eye of the Needle").
circa 1962
4
 Thanksgiving dinner
Thanksgiving Day souvenir menu, embossed with Space Needle. Chef Victor Fischer.
1964
4
 Dinner menu
Brick red card embossed with gold Space Needle inside flap. Chef Victor Fischer.
November, 1964
4
 Children's menu
Featuring numbered certificate stating "This will certify that ____ has dined in the sky high merry-go-round restaurant at the top of the Space Needle Seattle, U.S.A."
undated
4
 Dinner menu
"Best Wishes of the Season" holiday souvenir menu. Red and green printed, embossed with Space Needle inside flap. Chef Victor Fischer.
December, 1965
4
 Luncheon menu
Blue gradated background, embossed with gold Space Needle inside flap. Chef Victor Fischer.
December, 1965
box:oversize
10
Sunday brunch menu
Gold card with gold embossed Space Needle on front.
December, 1965
Box
4
Luncheon menu
Gold card with gold embossed Space Needle inside flap. Chef Victor Fischer.
circa 1966
4
 Dinner menu
Brown card with gold embossed Space Needle inside flap. Chef Victor Fischer.
circa 1966
4
 Dessert menu
Different items, prices similar to those above. No chef listed.
n.d.
4
Dessert menu
Chef Karl Ederle.
April, 1967
4
Luncheon menu
Orange gradated background, embossed with gold Space Needle inside flap. Chef Karl Ederle.
May, 1967
4
 Dinner menu
White folding menu with gold embossed space needle with matching envelope. Rene Schiess, Chef de Cuisine.
undated
4
Dinner menu
Red gradated background with gold embossed Space Needle inside flap. Chef Karl Ederle.
April, 1967
4
Drink menu
Updating of the illustrated "rotating" menu, now laminated and square, featuring map and directional points of interest that can be seen as the restaurant rotates. Special drink menu (including such drinks as "Panorama Punch" and "Cloud Buster") on reverse.
undated
4
Drink menu
Another version of illustrated die-cut round "rotating" menu, featuring map and directional points of interest that can be seen as the restaurant rotates. Special drink menu (featuring more tropical drinks than earlier menus) on reverse.
October, 1980
4
Drink menu
Completely redesigned version of illustrated die-cut round "rotating" menu, featuring map and directional points of interest that can be seen as the restaurant rotates. Special drink menu on reverse.
September, 1985
St. Francis Hotel
Box
4
Room service menu
1976
4
A la carte breakfast menu
Die cut, to be filled out and hung on door handle for room delivery.
1976
Stewart Hotel, Second and Stewart
Box
4
Breakfast menu
undated
4
General menu
Folded menu illustrated with photograph of equestrians in Washington Park and skiers on snow-covered mountain ranges surrounding Seattle.
undated
4
General menu
Folded menu (has not been folded) illustrated with photograph of Puget Sound and hunter with his dog.
undated
4
General menu
Folded menu (has not been folded) illustrated with photograph of government locks and Penthouse Theatre at the University of Washington.
undated
4
General menu
Folded menu with designs inpired by Northwest Coast Native art. Prices higher than above menus.
undated
The Stratford Coffee Shop, 1121 Third Avenue
Box
4
General menu
undated
Sunspot Quick Green Cuisine, 2410 NE. Blakeley
Box
4
General menu
1997
Sun Ya, 664 S. King St.
Box
4
Luncheon pastries (dim sum) menu
September, 1973
Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter N
Box
4
Dinner menu
Tri-fold with panoramic photo of Seattle. View is from Swedish club and shows area from University of Washington to downtown.
January, 1985
Szechwan Garden, 88 Yesler Way
Box
4
Take-out menu
October, 1985
Szmania's, 3321 W. McGraw
Box
4
Dinner menu
Four-page menu, signed "With deepest culinary regards, Ludgr Szmania."
August 27, 1994
Tai Tung, 655 S. King St.
Box
4
Dinner menu
October, 1979
Tai Wan Café, 12543 Bothell Way
Box
4
Dinner menu
Some items blacked out. Some item prices are blacked out, with new prices written in.
circa 1955
Taj Mahal, 6106 Roosevelt Way NE
Box
4
Dinner menu
circa 1960s
Tea Pot Café, 124 15th Ave. N
Box
4
Dinner menu
Red menu with silver printed outline of tea pot on cover. Design matches the neon tea pot on the ceiling of the restaurant.
circa 1955
Theoz Restaurant and Bar, 1523 6th Ave.
Box
4
Dinner menu
Signed by Mark Shaughnessy.
July, 1998
13 Coins, Downtown
Box
4
Dinner menu
circa 1970s
4
Dinner menu
Same as above, bur different specials.
circa 1970s
Thumper's
Box
4
Dinner menu
Feb., 1986
Tia's
Box
4
Dinner menu
June, 1977
Trader Vic's, Hotel Benjamin Franklin, 6th & Virginia
Box
4
Drink menu
Illustrated with graphic comics and caricatures of Polynesians (see Outrigger). "Rum, the Spirit of the Ages" story by Trader Vic (1947) on back.
circa 1967
4
Dinner menu
Illustrated with Polynesian imagery.
circa 1960s
4
Dinner menu
Illustrated, same items, prices slightly higher than above.
circa 1960s
4
Wine list
Three pages, photocopied.
circa 1960s
4
Luncheon menu
circa 1960s
Transport Grill, 2110 Airport Way
Box
4
General menu
Illustrated with photograph of truck on front cover.
undated
Trattoria Mitchelli, 84 Yesler
Box
4
Take-home menu
October, 1985
4
Take-home menu
November, 1987
Le Tastevin, 1st Ave. W
Box
4
Special event menu
Special dinner event held to celebrate the Seattle Symphony's 85th anniversary. "Seattle Symphony: a Northwest treasure"; photo of Maestro Gerard Schwartz on cover, bound with black and silver cord.
January 15, 1989
Trattoria Pagliacci, 132 Broadway E
Box
4
General menu
November, 1986
Trojan Horse
Box
4
Dinner menu
circa 1970s
Truffles
Box
4
General menu
June, 1981
The Turf Smoke Shop, 1407 Third Avenue
Box
4
General menu
undated
4
General menu
undated
Two Countries Café, 3607 McClellan S
Box
4
Take-out menu
Chinese and Mexican café.
July, 1986
The Underground, Pioneer Square
Box
4
Dinner menu
Inside: portrait of Henry Yesler. Back cover: article "Our Father ...Who Art in Heaven?" by Bill Speidel.
circa 1970s
4
Wine list
circa 1970s
The Unicorn, 4550 University Way NE
Box
4
General menu
circa 1970s
Union Bay Café, 3513 NE 45th St.
Box
4
Daily menu
Signed by Mark Manley, Feb. 10, 1996.
Feb. 10, 1996
La Versailles, Downtown
box:oversize
10
Dinner menu
circa 1960s
Victoria Station, Pioneer Square
Box
4
General menu
Back is reproduction of LMS football match notice.
January, 1974
4
Cocktail napkin
January, 1974
Victor's (Rosellini)
Box
4
Dinner menu
Illustrated with Italian imagery and caricatures of Victor.
circa 1960s
4
Dinner menu
September 17, 1967
Village Square (Iron Horse Inn)
Box
4
Dinner Menu
Flyer-style. University Village directory on back cover.
April 1970
4
Luncheon menu
circa 1970s
4
Dinner menu
circa 1970s
4
Breakfast menu
circa 1970s
Virazon, 1329 1st Ave.
Box
4
Promotional piece
Card invites patrons to "two grand evenings: Perigord black truffle, Saturday January 18," and "Valentine evening celebration, Friday February 14."
1997
Vito's, 927 Madison
Box
4
Dinner menu
January 1973
Von's Cafe
Box
4
Dinner menu
University of Washington Tolo Dinner.
January 31, 1941
Washington Athletic Club, 1325 6th Ave
Box
4
Dinner menu
undated
Weinstube Bacchus, Roy & Queen Anne Ave.
Box
4
Dinner menu
undated
The Wharf, Fisherman's Terminal at Salmon Bay
Box
4
General menu
"Modern" style drawings, insert for daily lunch specials.
1959-1970s
4
Dinner menu
Prices higher than above.
1959-1970s
4
Dining room menu
Prices higher than above.
1959-1970s
Wild Ginger, 1400 Western Ave.
Box
4
Lunch menu
Signed by Ed [illegible].
Oct. 22, 1994
Windjammer (Clark's), Shilshole Bay
Box
4
Dinner menu
circa 1970s
World Class Chili, 1411 1st Ave.
Box
4
General menu
Typed menu including history of proprietors' competition chili cooking.
October, 1986
World Wrapps, 1109 Madison St.
"The world's first Wrapp restaurant"; other Washington State locations are also listed.
Box
4
To-go menu
June, 1998
Yiddish Connection, a New York Style Deli, 104 Occidental S
Box
4
Take-out menu
September, 1985
Ying's Drive-In, 8500 Lake City Way NE
Box
4
Take-out menu and coupon
2003
Your Place or Mine, 1131 34th Ave.
Box
4
To-go menu
circa 1980
Zach's Key
Box
4
Dinner menu
circa 1970s

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Container(s): Item Series 5

Container(s) Description Dates
Andrew's and Steve's Café and Oyster House, 10th & Bond St., Astoria, OR
Box
5
General menu
September, 1938
Andy's Car & Restaurant Service, Oakland, Hayward and Yuba City Locations, California
Box
5
General menu
February 1, 1948
Andy's Tukwila Station, Tukwila and Renton, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Contains illustrated "Memoranda and Trivia pertaining to the Operation of Railroads."
undated
5
General menu
Maroon background with white train graphic. Renton location.
circa 1990s
5
General menu
White background with maroon train graphic. Tukwila location. Prices higher than above.
circa 1990s
Ankeny's, Ridpath Hotel, Spokane, Washington
Box
5
Dinner menu
undated
Arcade Café, Dawson, Yukon Territory, Canada
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated: blue printing with drawing of prospector.
circa 1930s
The Ark Restaurant, Nahcotta, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Restaurant in business from 1981-2004.
undated
Arnie's, Edmonds, Washington
Box
5
Bar menu
Illustrated: painting of ferry boat and fish sculpture.
2003
The Autorest, Cle Elum, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Three-fold menu that includes points of interest in Cle Elum and a mileage table.
undated
The Bair Drug and Hardware, 1617 Lafayette, Steilacoom, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated menu for "a living museum, restaurant and country store." Illustrations of their 1909 soda fountain and history of building and business.
September, 1985
Barbie's Seabeck Café, 15394 Seabeck Highway NW, Seabeck, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated newspaper style menu. Cover has history of Seabeck under the headline "Seabeck, the Jewel of Hood Canal." Illustrated with historical photos throughout. Menu inside, ads on back cover.
2003
Bellingham Hotel, Bellingham, Washington
Box
5
Breakfast menu
Illustrated with cornucopia design on front cover.
1957
5
Drink menu
"The San Juan Room." Includes cocktail napkins with illustrations of San Juan Islands area.
circa 1950s
Big Tree Inn, De [sic] Moines Highway, Washington
Box
5
 General menu
Paper made from tree bark (shiny greenish finish) with illustrated postcard of inn glued to front. "Legend" printed on back: "This unique building was originally constructed for the Panama Pacific International Exposition held at San Francisco in 1915. Built from a giant redwood tree (Sequoia) approximately 2500 years old."
circa 1930
Blue Jay Inn, Pacific Highway, Washington
Between Seattle and Tacoma.
Box
5
 General menu
Illustrated, die-cut in the shape of a dachshund. Orange paper cover states "Original home of the 12 inch hot dog"; inside is hot dog menu. Folder has die cut white paper insert (same shape) with "Fountain Specials" menu.
circa 1930s
Bridges, 112 N. "G" St., Aberdeen, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated, newspaper-style.
circa 1980s
Bryce Canyon Lodge, Utah Parks Company, Utah
Box
5
Luncheon menu
July 4, 1950
Bush House Country Inn,300 5th St., Index, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated with reproduction of historical photo on front, period drawings on back.
1992
Byron's Country Kitchen, Bellevue, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated: 2-color (red, green), gloss finish.
circa 1960s
5
General menu
Illustrated menu: 1-color (green), no gloss, prices higher than above.
circa 1960s
Camille's, 45 Bastion Sq., Victoria, BC
Box
5
Dinner menu
1994
Canyon Creek Lodge, Granite Falls Washington
Box
5
Menu
Mailer-style postcard (intended to be written on, folded, and mailed). Illustrated with a map of Puget Sound area with Canyon Creek highlighted. Mrs. J. Mueller noted as proprietor. Back illustrated with photograph of Canyon Creek Lodge.
circa 1920
The Carvery, Sea-Tac Airport
Box
5
Lunch menu
November, 1965
5
Dinner menu
Flocked red cover, gold embossed, vertical flip-style.
November, 1965
5
Dinner menu
Flocked red cover, gold embossed, flip-style, prices higher than above.
November, 1965
Cascadian Hotel , Wenatchee, Washington
Box
5
Dinner menu
April 16, 1954
Charlie's, Ferry Terminal Road, Anacortes, Washington
box:oversize
8
Lunch menu
October, 1978
8
Dinner menu
October, 1978
Clark's Crane Café, 407 Capitol Way, Olympia, Washington
Box
5
General menu
March 19, 1949
Clar-Mel Inn Dining Room, Boats-Cabins, Hoodsport, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Die cut in shape of an artist's palette. Menu reads: "Home of Bearden's Art Studio."
circa 1945
Club Coombs, The Restaurant, 2240 Alberni Highway, Coombs, BC
Box
5
General menu
1990
Colophon Café, 1208 11th St., Bellingham, Washington
Box
5
Take-out menu
circa 1990s
Cornerhouse Restaurant, 101 E. Front St., Port Angeles, Washington
Box
5
Breakfast menu
June, 1991
Cougar Inn, Lake Wenatchee, Washington
Box
5
Take-out menu
1989
Coulee Dam Hotel Coffee Shop, Coulee, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated cover showing home cooking.
circa 1950s
The Crabapple, Bellevue, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated sheet, with stories on back about Bellevue Square and other topics "you have asked about..."
circa 1950-1960s
5
General menu
Bound with black cord and tassel. The Crabapple is identified as "a Clark restaurant" as of this time.
circa 1950-1960s
Crawford's Sea Grill and Steak House, Broadway at 5th, Tacoma, Washington
Box
5
General menu
circa 1950s
La Crepe Bretonne, Gastown, Vancouver, BC
Box
5
General menu
August, 1972
Dan & Louis Oyster Bar, 298 SW. Ankeny St, Portland, OR
Box
5
Dinner menu
Illustrated, die-cut oyster-shaped menu mailer. Story of founder on back.
circa 1950
5
Dinner menu
Illustrated, die-cut oyster-shaped menu. Oregon 100th Anniversary celebration. Story of founder on back.
circa 1959
5
Dinner menu
Illustrated, die-cut oyster-shaped menu with "Eat 'em Alive," story of founder on back.
December, 1985
5
Dinner menu
Illustrated, die-cut oyster-shaped menu (larger).
circa 1994
Davenport's, Spokane, Washington
Box
5
 New Year's Eve dinner menu
Illustrated menu and program: card glued to front, ink drawings throughout, bound with gold cord.
December 31, 1909
Delilah's, Vancouver, BC
Box
5
Dinner menu
1996
The Depot, 710 S. Sequim Ave., South Sequim Junction, Washington
Box
5
General menu
June, 1991
Don's Steak and Seafood House, Soap Lake, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Front cover illustrated with photograph of "The 'Suds' of Soap Lake"
circa 1940s
5
General menu
undated
Elephant's Delicatessen, 13 NW. 23rd Pl., Portland, OR
Box
5
General menu
June, 1985
Empress Hotel, Victoria, BC
Box
5
Luncheon menu
Illustrated with color photo of Empress Gardens and Hotel on front.
April 4, 1945
5
Luncheon menu
Illustrated with color photo of Empress Gardens and Hotel on front.
August 22, 1947
5
Dinner menu
Illustrated with watercolor of Princess Kathleen boat and Olympic Mountains on cover.
September 9, 1952
The Fairhaven, 1114 Harris, Bellingham, Washington
Box
5
General menu
May, 1976
Fathers, Manzanita, OR
Box
5
Dinner menu
Illustrated with green printed face of "Father" on cover. Green calligraphy on inside explains the origins of the restaurant by the Foundation of Revelation, Inc., a new-age religious group. Menu is on brown calligraphy insert which also states "Father's Restaurant is providing you with fresh earthly food which will be eternally provided for God's children here in Paradise on our space-ship Earth floating infinitely through Heaven."
August, 1973
Galiano Lodge, Galiano Island, BC
Box
5
Dinner menu
November, 1995
5
Wine list
November, 1995
Gastineau Café, Juneau, AK
Box
5
General menu
Ink drawing of ship on cover and ad for Royal Blue Cabs on back.
circa 1940
Genghis Khan, 809 Craigflower Road, Victoria, BC
Box
5
Take-out menu
1987
Geno's Pizza & Italian Dinners, North 1414 Hamilton, Spokane, Washington
Box
5
General menu
circa 1970s
Gerard's Relais de Lyon, 17121 Bothell Way NE, Bothell, Washington
Box
5
Dinner menu
January, 1977
5
Dinner menu
General menu and recipes from program by Gerard for Cooking Revelations.
Feb., 1978
box:oversize
9
Dinner menu
Illustrated menu with French painting of monastic feast, inscribed "Gary Menges [a librarian at the University of Washington Libraries] avec tout mes compliments, Gerard, Bothell, Oct. 12, 1996."
October, 1996
The Globe, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma Highway
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated menu with airbrushed planes flying over the globe. Center of illustration is Seattle-Tacoma airport.
circa 1955
5
Thanksgiving dinner menus
Two different Thanksgiving Day dinner inserts.
circa 1955
Grant's Pancake and Omelette House, Gold Beach, OR
Box
5
Take-out menu
1985
The Greenery Restaurant, 117 E. 1st St., Port Angeles, Washington
Box
5
Take-out menu
1991
The Green Hut, Grand Coulee Dam, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated with drawing of the restaurant in the shadow of the dam. Story of Grand Coulee Dam on back.
circa 1940
Greyhound Post House, Tacoma, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Photographic illustration of aerial view of Tacoma on the front cover. A history of Greyhound Post Houses appears on the back cover.
undated
Grouse Nest, Grouse Mountain, BC
box:oversize
9
Dinner menu
Restaurant at the top of the Grouse Mountain Skyride (elev. 3,700 ft.).
August, 1972
Harold's, Enumclaw, Washington
Box
5
General menu
undated
Harry and David's, 10425 NE 8th St., Bellevue, Washington
Box
5
Take-out menu
Catalog store location.
circa 1986
The Hazelwood, 388-390 Washington St, 127 Broadway, Portland, Oregon
Box
5
Soda List
Contains insert with "Fountain Suggestions". "Federal War Tax notification in effect May 1, 1919" noted in center of menu. J.H. Joyce, Manager.
1919
The Holland Fountain Restaurant, 18th & Main, Vancouver, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated with drawings of Dutch boy and girl heads.
circa 1955
The Homestead, North Bend, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated with etchings of early settlements.
circa 1940s
Hotel Leopold, Bellingham, Washington
Box
5
 General menu
Gate-fold with hand-drawn map of North Puget Sound area.
circa 1940
5
A la Carte menu
Illustrated with map of San Juan Islands area on front cover.
undated
Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia
Box
5
Dinner menu
Hotel illustration on front cover.
November 5, 1944
Hotel Winthrop, Tacoma, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated with rhododendron painting on cover.
June 23, 1947
Hurschell's Lighthouse, Hope, Idaho
Box
5
Dinner menu
Illustrated with drawings and photographs of the location. Contains written history of Pend d'Oreilles area.
1953
Italian-Fisherman, 23217 58th Ave. W, Mountlake Terrace, Washington
Box
5
General menu
March, 1981
Jacaranda, Washington St., Olympia, Washington
Box
5
Lunch menu
circa 1970s
5
Dinner menu
circa 1970s
Jolly Joan, Broadway, Portland, OR
Box
5
Dinner menu
Illustrated with photos of front and inside mural of art deco nightclub on cover. Portland promotional photos and tourist information on back.
circa 1930s
Kafana Bosna
Box
5
Dinner menu
November, 1977
Kan's, 402 Broadway, Seaside, OR
Box
5
Take-out menu
Illustrated graphics of restaurant sign and photo of Kan family chefs.
1984
Kennel Cafe, Oak Harbor, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Front cover shows illustration of teenagers and a calendar for September 1962. Handwritten price changes and menu additions appear on the menu.
1962
Lake Quinault Lodge, Olympic National Forest, Washington
Box
5
Dinner menu
undated
Lariat Lounge, Portland, Oregon
Box
5
General menu
Western-style graphics. History of Lariat Lounge on back cover.
circa 1950s
Leonard's Café, 831 Granville Street, Vancouver, B.C.
Box
5
Breakfast menu
Folded menu. Hand written breakfast suggestions inside.
circa 1930s
L'Escargot, 1987 NW Kearney St., Portland, OR
Box
5
Lunch menu
March, 1985
5
Dinner menu
March, 1985
London Grill & Bar, Benson Hotel, Portland, OR
Box
5
Dinner menu
Illustrated menu: cartoon-style drawings, high gloss cover bound with black cord.
circa 1965
McMenamins, Oak Hills Brewpub (probably Portland, OR)
Box
5
General menu
circa 1995
The McPherson Restaurant, 2 Centennial Sq., Victoria, BC
Box
5
Take-out menu
1987
Marriott Host, Sea-Tac Airport
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated die-cut menu with cutouts; front has illustration of plane and says "Just plane fun."
1985
Mary McCrank's Dinner House, Chehalis, Washington
Box
5
General menu
1991
Mel's Diner, S. 1st St., Yakima, Washington
Box
5
General menu
1990
Melting Pot, Olympia, Washington
Box
5
General menu
1975
Michael's Landing, Corvallis, OR
Box
5
Lunch menu
Historical photo of Corvallis Depot on front with story of building (now housing restaurant).
1985
5
Dinner menu
1985
Ming Palace, 107 Central Way, Kirkland, Washington
Box
5
Take-out menu
circa 1970s
Mountain View Café, Mountain Loop Highway, Granite Falls, Washington
Box
5
General menu
Newspaper-style; includes historical photographs of Granite Falls-Mountain Loop Highway area and stories about the different locations. Menu has no prices.
undated
Mt. Rainier Railroad Dining Co., Elbe, Washington
Box
5
General menu
1994
Nettie's Cafe, Puyallap, Washington
Box
5
Children's menu
Menu stapled and folded into teepee shape.
circa 1950s
Nobby Inn, Moscow, Idaho
Box
5
General Menu
circa 1936
Oak Bay Beach Hotel Tudor Room, Victoria, BC
Box
5
General menu
Illustrated. Includes story of hotel and furnishings.
October, 1978
O'Callahan's, La Quinta Hotel, Tacoma, Washington
Box
5
Take-out menu
undated
Old Country Kitchen, 105th & Stark, Portland, OR
Box
5
 Dinner menu
Illustrated die-cut menu in the shape of a steak. Inside text explains that "the cover of this menu is a full color reproduction of our famous 72 oz. steak, painted by one of Oregon's foremost artists."
circa 1960s
Olympia Oyster House, 320 W. 4th St., Olympia, Washington
Box
5
Oyster bar menu
Illustrated die-cut menu in the shape of an oyster.
circa 1930s
5
"Oyster House" menu
Illustrated die-cut in the shape of an oyster; specials on flags stapled inside.
circa 1960s
Olympic Inn, Front St., Poulsbo, Washington
Box
5
Dinner menu
History of restaurant on back.
circa 1990s
5
Dessert and after-dinner drink menu
circa 1990s
5
Wine list
circa 1990s
Oscar's, 1023 West Georgia, Vancouver, British Columbia
Box
5
General menu
circa 1950s
Box/Folder
5
A la carte menu
Front cover shows collage of autographed photographs.
circa 1936
Box
5
A la carte menu
Front cover shows collage of autographed photographs.
circa 1950s
The Oyster Bar, Chuckanut Drive, Blanchard, Washington
Box
5
Dinner menu
Graphic design. Story of restaurant and oyster harvest on back.
circa 1955
Pacifica, Tacoma, Washington
Box
6
General menu
1992
Papa D's, 1448 Ashland St., Ashland, OR
Box
6
Take-out menu
1985
Paradise Camp Lunch Counter, Mount Rainier National Park, Washington
Box
6
 General menu
Illustrated with image of Paradise Lodge and Mount Rainier. Back gives prices and descriptions for rooms, tents, and cabins.
circa 1930s
La Patisserie, Portland, OR
Box
6
General menu
January, 1987
Perikles, 531 Yates St., Victoria, BC
Box
6
Take-out menu
1987
Peter Pan, 906 Willamette Street, Eugene, Oregon
Box
6
Lunch menu
1922
Le Petit Montmartre, 2560 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC
Box
6
menu
Illustrated menu cover, wine list only inside.
undated
Ports Restaurant, 910 Government St., Victoria, BC
Box
6
Take-out menu
1987
Le Provencal, Kirkland, Washington
Box
6
Dinner menu
circa 1980s
Red Fox, Crossroads, Bellevue, Washington
A Clark restaurant.
Box
6
Midday menu
circa 1960s
6
Dinner menu
circa 1960s
Ridpath Roof, Spokane, Washington
Box
6
Dinner menu
Drawings of chef and diners. "Atop the Ridpath...Spokane's Spectacular Drive-In Hotel" written in center and on back cover.
circa 1950
Rose's, Portland, OR
Box
6
Sandwich, cake, and pastries menu
1986
6
Take-out menu
"Max Birnbach's Rose's West" shows picture of Max with huge cakes on front.
1986
St. Charles Hotel Restaurant, Front and Morrison, Portland, OR
Box
6
General menu
Has space to print what is available under "Soup, fish,entrees, roasts, game, vegetables, dessert"; entries only under "Soup" and "Dessert." Drawing of elk on back.
1884
Senora Tillie's (Eddie May's), (OR?)
Box
6
General menu
Illustrated, die-cut in shape of sombrero.
circa 1980s
Silverwater Café, Port Townshend, Washington
Box
6
General menu
circa 1991
Sir Walter Raleigh Room, United Kingdom Bldg, Vancouver, Washington
Box
6
General menu
circa 1970s
Snoqualmie Falls Lodge, Washington
Box
6
Dinner menu
Illustrated. Legend and history of Snoqualmie Falls and lodge on back.
1966
The Spaghetti Works, Bellevue, Washington
Box
6
Dinner menu
circa 1960s
Spanish Grill, Hotel Vancouver, 900 W. George, Vancouver, BC
Box
6
Breakfast menu
circa 1985
6
Lunch menu
circa 1985
6
Dinner menu
circa 1985
Sucia Reef Café, Anacortes, Washington
The Sucia Reef Cafe is listed in city directories for Anacortes from 1954-1990.
Box
6
General menu
Cocktail menu on reverse.
circa 1954-1990
6
General menu
Same as above, but with different specials.
circa 1954-1990
Sugar Bowl, 1302 3rd Avenue, unknown city. Possibly Portland, Oregon
Box
6
General menu
Candy cane graphic on front cover.
circa 1950s
Taylor's Landing, Mukilteo, Washington
Box
6
General menu
August, 1976
6
Seafood menu
French translation.
August, 1976
6
Seafood menu
Japanese translation.
August, 1976
6
Seafood menu
Hindi translation.
August, 1976
3 Crabs, Sequim, Washington
Box
6
Souvenir menu
1991
A Thyme Garden Restaurant, 1705 N.E. Couch St., Portland, Oregon
Box
6
General menu for the month of April
"Roof of Italy." Proprietors Christopher Dobson and Joanna Picchi
April, 1987
Tommy Tucker's, Yates Street, Victoria, British Columbia
Box
6
Dinner menu
Inside menu is illustrated. Written on interior of menu: "Sorry! Some items are unobtainable at certain times owing to wartiem shortage. We request your generous indulgence."
circa 1944
Upper Crust Bakery & Coffee Shop,1322 Commercial, Bellingham, Washington
Box
6
"Opening of" promotional piece
August, 1981
Vij's Curry Art, Vancouver, British Columbia
Box
6
General Menu
after 1994
West Glacier Cafe, West Glacier, Montana
Box
6
A la carte menu
circa 1940s
Yellowstone Park
Box
6
Children's Menu
Illustrated die cut in the shape of a bear holding a bowl of soup.

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Container(s): Item Series 6

Except for Pacific Northwest and British Columbia.

Container(s) Description Dates
Alexander Young Hotel, Honolulu, HI
Box
6
Wine list
Illustrated die cut in the shape and design of a pineapple. Each of 10 indexed pages has a rectangular black and white etching with a different tropical scene at the top. Signed H.B. Christian.
January, 1935
6
Roof Garden cover charge receipt
January 26, 1935
Ashoka Hotel, New Delhi, India
Box
6
Dinner menu
Illustrated with print of charcoal drawing "Maheshmurti" on cover. Typed list inside offers Indian and Western menu. Back has note about drawing, subject and artist (M. R. Acharekar); 11th in a series of 12.
August 26, 1962
6
Dinner menu
Illustrated with print of charcoal drawing "Lord Shiva" on cover. Typed list inside offers Indian and Western menu. Back has note about drawing, subject and artist (M. R. Acharekar); fourth in a series of 12.
Oct. 3, 1962
6
Dinner menu
Illustrated with print of charcoal drawing "Mithuna (Amorous Couple)" on cover. Typed list inside offers Indian and Western menu. Back has note about drawing, subject and artist (M. R. Acharekar); eighth in a series of 12.
Oct. 10, 1962
6
Dinner menu
Illustrated with print of charcoal drawing "Nataraja" (Shiva dance) on cover. Typed list inside offers Indian and Western menu. Back has note about drawing, subject and artist (M. R. Acharekar); second in a series of 12.
November 24, 1962
6
Dinner menu
Illustrated with print of charcoal drawing "Nataraja" (different Shiva dance) on cover. Typed list inside offers Indian and Western menu. Back has note about drawing, subject and artist (M. R. Acharekar); tenth in a series of 12.
November 29, 1962
Aurora Cafe, 60 E. 49th, New York City, NY
Box
6
Dinner Menu
November 12, 1986
Banff Springs Hotel, Canadian Pacific Hotels, Banff, Alberta
Box
6
Lunch Menu
Illustrated: front cover has a color image of a Canadian Indian. Back cover has a list of other Canadian Pacific resort hotels.The inside of the menu includes announcements for upcoming musical and dancing events as well as a list of activities available to hotel guests. In addition there is an explanation of governmental sugar rationing.
The Banff Springs Hotel is close in proximity to Chateau Lake Louise, which was also originally built for the Canadian Pacific series of resort hotels throughout Canada. Both hotels were originally operated during the summer months only, but are now open year round. The Canadian Pacific Hotel division purchased Fairmont Hotels and Resorts in 1999 and also acquired the name.
August 22, 1947
Blackhawk, Chicago, Illinois
Box
6
Dinner Menu
Illustrated with "Gastronomic Map" of the United States. Advertisement for "Saturday and Sunday Tea Dancing" with music by Del Courtney and his Orchestra.
March 28, 1945
Brätskellar, Larimer Square, Denver; Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco; Piper's Alley, Chicago
Box
6
General menu with beverage list
Breidenbacher Eck, Breidenbacher Hof, Heinrich-Heine-Allee 36, Düsseldorf, Germany
Box
6
General menu
Menu in English
October 27, 1988
Brennan's French Restaurant, 417 Royal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana
box:oversize
8
Breakfast menu
Rooster image on front cover, illustration of restaurant on back cover.
circa 1950s
8
Dinner menu
Rooster image on front cover, illustration of restaurant on back cover. Day's special stapled to back cover.
circa 1950s
Bright Angel Lodge, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Box
6
Coffee Shop menu
August 22, 1935
Chateau Lake Louise, Canadian Pacific Hotels, Lake Louise, Alberta
Box
6
 Dinner menu
Illustrated: front has color photo of "Lake Louise and sun-trapped pool," back has color photo of Banff Springs Hotel and list of other Canadian Pacific resort hotels. Inside includes printed menu and announcements of entertainment and other activities available at the hotel, as well as explanation of government sugar rationing.
August 29, 1947
6
Dinner menu
Illustrated: color photo of hotel on front cover.
August 16, 1957
Curly's Dinner Club, 6th Avenue Des Moines, Iowa
Box
6
General menu
undated
The Dorchester, London
Box
6
General menu
Menu in English and French
undated
The Edgewater Inn, unkown location. Printed in New Jersey.
Box
6
Thanksgiving menu
Illustration of Native American and pilgrims on front cover.
November 1968
6
Easter menu
April 2, 1972
Forum of the Twelve Caesars, New York, New York
box:oversize
8
Dinner menu
Gold embossed cover with Caesar's head, purple ribbon decoration with gold "Roman coin" attached.
1959
The Friendship House, Mississippi
Box
6
General menu
Located six miles east of Gulfport, MS, and six miles west of Biloxi, MS. Cover shows illustrated map of Gulf Coast. Contains insert with "Interesting Points."
circa 1950s
Hotel Alto Grill, 262 Main St., San Mateo, CA
Box
6
General menu
Two-sided card menu, advertisements on back.
circa 1920s
Hôtel Hassler - Roma, Rome, Italy
Box
6
Lunch and Dinner menu
Menu in French and English
March 1959
Hotel Lowry, St. Paul, MN
Box
6
Room service menu
Illustrated: block printed.
May 28, 1937
Hotel Sir Francis Drake, San Francisco, CA
Box
6
Breakfast menu
Illustrated cover with architectural painting promoting Century 21 Seattle World's Fair, Space Needle, Monorail, Pacific Science Center.
1962
Italian Kitchens, Commercial Exchange Building, 420-22 West Eighth Street, Los Angeles, CA
Box
6
General
Illustrated cover with graphic of chef, globe and plate of pasta. "Visit out beautiful Rome Room Cocktail Lounge" on front and back cover.`
circa 1960
Knapp's Good Food, Garberville, California
Box
6
General menu
Diecut folded advertisement in the shape of a cup and saucer with photograph of restaurant exterior. Interior includes map of Humboldt, Mendocino and Sonoma counties. Interior reads "Watch for the cup at Garverville in the heart of the Redwoods. Fountain Service. Delicious Fried CHicken. Fresh Humboldt Crab served in many styles. Special Lunches and dinners."
Summer 1938
Langans Brasserie Stratton Street, Picadilly, London
box:oversize
9
General menu
Broadside menu written in french with colored pencil drawing of diners at top.
December 1978
La Rotonde Coffee Shop, Hotel Negresco, Promenade des Anglais, Nice, France
Box
6
General menu
Booklet style, seventeen pages with metal clips for specials, color illustrations, and advertisements. Extensive beverage listing. Menu in French and English.
undated
Le Moulin de Mougins, Mougins, France
Box
6
General menu
"Roger Verge" printed on front cover. Verge writes information about the location and restaurant on back cover. Large color photograph of wildflowers, trees, and restaurant on front cover. Menu in French.
late 1980s
Le Train Bleu, Gare de Lyon, Paris, France
Box
6
Dinner menu
Illustrated with photograph of this Belle Epoque restaurant located in the heart of a railway station. Menu in French.
undated
Luminarias, 9535 Mission Gorge Rd., Ste. D, Santee, CA
Box
6
General menu
undated
Mac Gregor House Restaurant, 5100 Old Spanish Trail, Houston, Texas
Box
6
General menu
Owned by Bill Williams. Illustrated with plaid motif and bagpiper on front cover. Easter Sunday dinner menu insert. Insert stapled in center: "Savage Style Fried Chicken" with illustration of Native American caricatures. "Facts about Houston" on back cover.
circa 1950
Menu à Frs 33
Box
6
Dinner menu
Fixed price menu in French. Handwritten.
undated
Mike Lyman's Grill, Vine and Hollywood, Hollywood, California, Eighth and Hill, Los Angeles, California
Box
6
Dinner menu
Illustrated with restaurant drawings. Cutout of champagne cocktail stapled to front cover. Insert with wine suggestion stapled in center.
April 6, 1948
New Weston Hotel, 34 E. 50th St., New York, NY
Box
6
Breakfast menu
Card-style printed for Smith and Vassar Clubs' "Club Breakfasts."
Oct. 5, 1936
Niumalu Restaurant, Waikiki, Hawaii
Box
6
General menu
Includes names of different restaurants and bars: Captain's Galley Lounge, Niumalu Room, Tavana with the Banyan Court Ploynesian Revue, Paisan Pizzeria and The Ship's Tavern with the Gang Plank Lounge.
circa 1950s
Oustau de Baumanière, Les Baux-de-Provence, France
Box
6
Dinner menu
Menu in a folder with an individual room and restaurant bill included. In French.
October 2-4, 1980
Palmer House, State Street at Monroe, Chicago, Illinois
Box
6
Dinner menu
Menu for the Victorian Room. Illustration of 19th century couple on front cover. Message to "Buy War Bonds" in center. Edward T. Lawless, President and Managing Director.
March 26, 1945
6
Luncheon and Dinner menu
Menu for the Le Petit Cafe. Illustration of Old Fort Dearborn, 1830, "Taken from a Palmer House Book Published 1878" on front cover. Adhesive note in center noting that "Butter will not be served for Luncheon." Message to "Buy War Bonds" in center. Edward T. Lawless, President and Managing Director.
March 27, 1945
6
Dinner menu
Menu for the Empire Room. Illustration of couple outdoors on front cover. Message to "Buy War Bonds" in center. Edward T. Lawless, President and Managing Director.
March 29, 1945
6
Dinner menu
Menu for the Chicago Room. Aerial photogrpah of downtown Chicago on front cover. Edward T. Lawless, President and Managing Director. Back cover is signed: "Good wishes from the Palmer House, [signature illegible] Chicago Room."
March 30, 1945
Persian Room, The Plaza, New York
Box
6
Dinner menu
Menu with cord and tassle.
January 23, 1957
Pickin' Chicken, Miami and vicinity, Florida
Box
6
Lunch menu
Small menu in the shape of a chicken. Included on the front of the menu are addresses of four locations of the restaurant chain.
The menu is undated. The circa date was determined by researching the listed telephone numbers, which include one 5 digit number and three 6 digit numbers. In the United States, telephone numbers of this length were prevalent between the 1920s and the 1950s.
circa 1940s-50s
6
Napkin
Paper napkin with red and white illustration of a rooster's head. Addresses to four locations of the restaurant chain are included, and "Pickin' Chicken" is in the bottom left corner.
circa 1960
SS Princess Louise II, [Long Beach, CA?]
Box
5
Dinner menu
Bound with gold cord. Includes history of Canadian steamship that was converted to restaurant.
circa 1980s
5
Drink menu
Bound with gold cord.
circa 1980s
Queen's Grill, Hotel Kong Frederik, 25-27 Vester Voldgrade, 1552 Copenhagen, Denmark
Box
6
General menu
Folded menu in Danish and English.
undated
Rainbow Room, Rockefeller Center, New York, NY
Box
6
Beverage list
Illustrated with art deco drawings: Rockefeller Center and a starry background on front, cocktail shaker with martini glass in a rainbow and clouds on back.
circa 1930s
The Ram, Sun Valley, Idaho
Box
6
Dinner menu
Illustrated with orange and blue drawings of restaurant exterior on front, dog sled team inside, clock tower and reindeer drawn sled on back.
circa 1937
Restaurant D'Angleterre Copenhague, Denmark
Box
6
Dinner menu
Menu with insert. Written in French, English, and Danish.
undated
Rod's Steak House, Williams, Arizona
Box
6
Dinner menu
Card style menu in the shape of a cow with trademark "Gateway to the Grand Canyon on front" and short story on verso. Comes with yellow paper envelope.
undated
Rotisserie Frascati, 9501 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, California
Box
6
Wine and cocktails menu
Front illustrated with a dinner scene.
circa 1940s
The Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
Box
6
Dinner menu
Menu for "The Garden Room".
June 18, 1957
6
Dinner menu
Menu for "Chinese Cuisine". Back cover of menu is souvenir postcard.
circa 1950s
Schwarzwälder's Natur Weinhaus, Munich, Germany
Box
6
Dinner Menu
Menu in German.
April 7, 1959
The Sea Witch, Ghirardelli square, San Francisco, California
Box
6
Food and beverage menu
Menu from restaurant on a permanently moored ship.
undated
Simpson's in-the-Strand, Grand Divan Tavern, England
Box
6
Lunch and Dinner menu
"Bill of Fare" from "The Famous Old English Eating House." Cartoon illustration on back cover.
April 27, 1959
The Gallery Restaurant, Pioneer Square
Box
2
 General menu
Formerly Salad Gallery; menu explains name change. (See also Salad Gallery.)
January, 1976
2 January, 1976
The State Café, 20 Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV
Box
6
General menu
Illustrated green printed menu: has map of Nevada on cover and chart "Automobile Distances from Las Vegas" on back. Handwriting inside: "Clieta & me, Mr. & Mrs. Bill & Frances Austin, trip to Bolder [sic] Dam--Bolder [sic] City--Zions [sic] Nat'l Park."
May, 1937
Timberline Hotel, Banff, Alberta, Canada
Box
6
Dinner menu
Illustrated front cover shows color drawing of mountains and forest. Photo of hunter and dog stapled inside front cover, with title: "Alberta: Sportsman's Paradise." Illustration of Timberline Hotel in back cover.
circa 1960s
Tour d'Argent, Paris, France
Box
6
Dinner menu
Illustrated front cover shows historic drawing of Paris landmarks. Menu in French.
undated
Travelodge Dining Room, U.S. locations
Box
6
General menu
U.S. motel chain.
circa 1960
Turf Grill, unknown location. Possibly Las Vegas.
Box
6
Dinner menu
October 27, 1940
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Ave. (Fifth), New York, NY
Box
6
Drink menu
Illustrated with cartoon-like drawings personifying different cocktails.
1935
Weiner Rathauskeller -Ottto Kaserer, Rathausplatz 1, Vienna, Austria
Box
6
Beverage list
Menu in German.
undated
Williamsburg Inn, Williamsburg, Virginia
Box
6
Lunch menu
April 12, 1963
Yong Sing, Honolulu, HI
Box
6
Dim sum menu
Feb., 1978

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Container(s): Item Series 7

Container(s) Description Dates
Air France
Box
7
Dinner Menu
Color photograph of clock and bronze sculpture on front cover. Menu in French. "New York to Paris" Le Club menu.
January 1986
7
Dinner Menu
Color photograph of gilded clock on front cover. Menu in French. "New York to Paris" Le Club menu.
January 1986
Alaska Cruise Lines, MS Polar Star
Box
7
Dinner menu
Illustrated with cover painting of dog "Smokey" by Josephine Crumrine, inside line drawing "Sailing Sheltered Seas."
undated
7
Luncheon menu
Illustrated with cover painting of "Husky Puppies" by Josephine Crumrine, inside line drawing "Ports of Call."
undated
7
Dinner menu
Illustrated with cover painting of dog "Rye" by Josephine Crumrine, inside line drawing "The Fertile Land."
undated
7
Dinner menu
Illustrated with cover painting of dog "Wolf" by Josephine Crumrine, inside line drawing "The Golden Land."
undated
7
Dinner menu
Illustrated with cover painting of dog "Mageik" by Josephine Crumrine, inside line drawing "'Denali Monarch of Mountains."
undated
7
Gala dinner menu
Illustrated with cover painting of dog "Jack" by Josephine Crumrine, inside line drawing "Trademark of Alaska."
undated
7
Dinner menu
Illustrated with cover painting of dog "Blizzard" by Josephine Crumrine, inside line drawing "Land of Living Glaciers."
undated
Alaska Steamship Company, SS Alaska
Box
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "In Mt. McKinley National Park." Credit: Bragaw's, Anchorage.
May 16, 1931
7
Lunch menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Sunset in Alaska." Credit: Bragaw's, Anchorage.
May 19, 1931
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Kenai Lake near Seward." Credit: D.C. Schalleren, Seward.
May 20, 1931
7
"Farewell dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Czar's most distant outpost" photo and story about Sitka; handwriting with names and addresses (tablemates?). Fleet pictured and listed on back.
September 2, 1933
7
 "Ice-breaking dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Sitka's Magic Eventide" photo and story. Fleet pictured and listed on back.
July 26, 1938
7
"Sourdough dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Columbia Glacier" photo and story. Fleet pictured and listed on back.
July 31, 1938
7
"Farewell dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Inside Passage" photo and story. Fleet pictured and listed on back.
August 5, 1938
7
Breakfast menu
Illustrated with cover painting of dog, Mageik. Inside: "Monarch of Mountains" illustration and story.
November 22, 1941
7
Lunch menu
Illustrated with cover painting of dog, Cheechako. Inside: "All-American Service" illustration and story.
November 22, 1941
7
Dinner menu
Illustrated with cover painting of sled dog, Blizzard. Inside: "Land of Living Glaciers" illustration and story.
November 23, 1941
7
Dinner menu
Illustrated with cover painting of sled dog, Smokey. Inside: "Sailing Sheltered Seas" illustration and story.
November 24, 1941
7
Breakfast menu
Illustrated with cover painting of sled dog, Wolf. Inside: "The Golden Land" illustration and story.
November 25, 1941
7
"Farewell dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains.` Fleet pictured and listed on back.
November 28, 1941
Alaska Steamship Company, SS Aleutian
Box
7
Lunch menu
Card-style, illustrated with drawings. Photo on reverse: "Seward." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
August 1, 1933
7
"Adieu dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Chilkoot Barracks" photo and story. Fleet pictured and listed on back.
July 5, 1935
7
"Adieu dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Chilkoot Barracks" photo and story. Fleet pictured and listed on back.
August 6, 1935
7
Breakfast Menu
Card-style, with wood cut print of mountains and town on cover by Glenn Sheckels. Back has nformation on Juneau with reference to wood cut print.
August 13, 1935
7
Lunch menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with full cover Arthur F. Niemeyer drawing "Surprise Ports" (depicts couple on a mountaintop). Inside cover has room for writing a letter.
July 24, 1937
7
"Ice-breaking dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Sitka's Magic Eventide" photo and story. Fleet pictured and listed on back.
July 25, 1937
7
Breakfast menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with full cover Arthur F. Niemeyer drawing "Seattle...Home Port of the Alaska Line" (depicts Seattle waterfront and Smith Tower). Inside cover has room for writing a letter.
July 26, 1937
7
Lunch menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with full cover Arthur F. Niemeyer drawing "A Land of Magic Contrasts" (depicts couple on board ship, looking out at the glaciers). Inside cover has room for writing a letter.
July 26, 1937
7
 Lunch menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with full cover Arthur F. Niemeyer drawing "Ports of Romance" (depicts stylish couple sightseeing and shopping for native items). Inside cover has room for writing a letter.
July 27, 1937
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with full cover Arthur F. Niemeyer drawing "Summer Comes Early" (depicts family on mountain top with port below and inset drawing of dog team). Inside cover has room for writing a letter.
July 27, 1937
7
Breakfast menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with full cover Arthur F. Niemeyer drawing "Summer Comes Early" (depicts family on mountain top with port below and inset drawing of dog team). Inside cover has room for writing a letter.
July 29, 1937
7
"Sourdough dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Columbia Glacier" photo and story. Fleet pictured and listed on back.
July 29, 1937
7
Lunch menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with full cover Arthur F. Niemeyer drawing "Surprise Ports" (depicts couple on mountain top). Inside cover has room for writing a letter.
July 30, 1937
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with full cover Arthur F. Niemeyer drawing "A Land of Magic Contrasts" (depicts couple on board ship, looking out at glaciers). Inside cover has room for writing a letter.
July 30, 1937
7
"Farewell dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Glacier-Carved Inside Passage" photo and story. Fleet pictured and listed on back..
July 31, 1937
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with cover painting of dog "Jack" by Josephine Crumrine. Inside line drawing: "Trademark of Alaska."
Oct. 28, 1941
7
Lunch menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with cover painting of dog "Cheechako" by Josephine Crumrine. Inside line drawing: "All-American Service."
November 2, 1941
7
Breakfast menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with cover painting of dog "Rye" by Josephine Crumrine. Inside line drawing: "The Fertile Land."
November 3, 1941
7
Lunch menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with cover painting of dog "Smokey" by Josephine Crumrine. Inside line drawing: "Sailing Sheltered Seas."
November 3, 1941
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with cover painting of dog "Mageik" by Josephine Crumrine. Inside line drawing: "'Denali, Monarch of Mountains."
November 3, 1941
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with cover painting of "Husky Puppies" by Josephine Crumrine. Inside line drawing: "Ports of Call."
November 5, 1941
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with cover painting of dog "Cheechako" by Josephine Crumrine. Inside line drawing: "All-American Service."
June 24, 1951
Alaska Steamship Company, SS Baranoff
Box
7
"Adieu dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Sitka's Magic Eventide" photo and story. Fleet pictured and listed on back.
January 10, 1941
Alaska Steamship Company, SS Northwestern
Box
7
Luncheon menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Childs Glacier."
August 12, 1931
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "In Mt. McKinley National Park." Credit: Bragaw's Anchorage.
August 12, 1931
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Wrangell." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
August 13, 1931
7
Luncheon menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "The S.S. Northwestern in Graham Reach." Credit: Western Canada Airways.
August 14, 1931
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Auk Lake and Mendenhall Glacier." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
August 16, 1931
7
Dinner menu
Folded card-style, illustrated with photos. Cover: color drawing of sail boat. Fleet pictured and listed on back.
August 16, 1931
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Juneau." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
August 17, 1931
7
Luncheon menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "The S.S. Yukon at Columbian Glacier." Credit: H.W. Steward, Cordova.
August 17, 1931
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Kenai Lake, Near Seward." Credit: O.C. Schallerer, Seward.
August 18, 1931
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Wrangell." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
August 18, 1931
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Sunset in Alaska." Credit: Bragaw's, Anchorage.
August 19, 1931
7
Luncheon menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Auk Lake and Mendenhall Glacier." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
August 19, 1931
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "An Old Alaskan Highway" Credit: O.C. Schallerer, Seward.
August 19, 1931
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Sunset in Alaska" Credit: Bragaw's, Anchorage.
August 20, 1931
7
Luncheon menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "The Loop at Mile 50 on the Alaska R.R." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
August 20, 1931
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "In Mt. McKinley National Park." Credit: Bragaw's, Anchorage.
August 20, 1931
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Juneau." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
August 21, 1931
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "The S.S. Yukon at Columbian Glacier." Credit: H.W. Steward, Cordova.
August 21, 1931
7
Luncheon menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "Ketchikan." Credit: Fisher Studio, Ketchikan.
August 22, 1931
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "An Old Alaskan Highway" Credit: O.C. Schallerer, Seward.
August 23, 1931
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "The S. S. 'Northwestern' in Graham Reach." Credit: Western Canada Airways.
August 23, 1931
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style, illustrated with drawings. Photo on reverse: "The S. S. 'Northwestern' in Graham Reach." Credit: Western Canada Airways.
Mar. 11, 1934
7
Luncheon menu
Card-style, illustrated with drawings. Photo on reverse: "An old Alaska highway." Credit: O.C. Schallerer, Seward.
Mar. 11, 1934
7
Luncheon menu
Card-style, illustrated with drawings. Photo on reverse: "Juneau." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
August 1, 1934
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style, illustrated with drawings. Photo on reverse: "Seward." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
August 2, 1934
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with drawings. Photo on reverse: "In Mt. McKinley National Park." Credit: Bragaws, Anchorage (University of Washington Summer Extension Division Cruise).
August 3, 1934
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with drawings. Photo on reverse: "Wrangell." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas (University of Washington Summer Extension Division Cruise).
August 11, 1934
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover woodcut of Mount McKinley by Glenn Sheckels (University of Washington Alaska Tour).
August 9, 1936
7
"Ice-breaking dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Sitka's Magic Eventide" photo and story. Fleet pictured and listed on back.
July 28, 1936
7
"Sourdough dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Columbia Glacier" photo and story. Fleet pictured and listed on back.
August 2, 1936
7
"Farewell dinner" menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of Aleut ship with mountains. Inside: "Glacier-Carved Inside Passage" photo and story. Fleet pictured and listed on back.
August 9, 1936
Alaska Steamship Company, MS Polar Star
Box
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover painting of dog "Cheechako" by Josephine Crumrine. Inside line drawing: "Carefree Cruise Ship."
undated
Alaska Steamship Company, SS Victoria
Box
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with drawings. Photo on reverse: "The Loop at mile 50 on the Alaska R.R." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
February 21, 1934
7
Luncheon menu
Card-style, illustrated with drawings. Photo on reverse: "Childs Glacier."
Mar. 3, 1934
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with drawings. Photo on reverse: "The Loop at mile 50 on the Alaska R.R." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
1934
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with drawings. Photo on reverse: "Childs Glacier."
Mar. 4, 1934
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style, illustrated with drawings. Photo on reverse: "Juneau." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
1934
Alaska Steamship Company, SS Yukon
Box
7
Dinner menu
Card-style, illustrated with photos. Photo on reverse: "The S. S. 'Yukon' at Columbian Glacier." Credit: E. Andrews, Douglas.
August 21, 1931
7
Breakfast menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover etching of husky by Eustace Paul Ziegler. Story on back.
July 30, 1939
7
Breakfast menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover etching of big game by Eustace Paul Ziegler. Story on back.
July 30, 1939
7
Breakfast menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover etching of gold panner by Eustace Paul Ziegler. Story on back.
July 31, 1939
7
 Lunch menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover etching of gold prospector and dog by Eustace Paul Ziegler. Story on back.
July 31, 1939
7
Lunch menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover etching of totem pole by Eustace Paul Ziegler. Story on back.
August 1, 1939
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover etching of Alaska native scene by Eustace Paul Ziegler. Story on back.
August 1, 1939
7
Lunch menu
Folder-style, illustrated with cover etching of fishing scenes by Eustace Paul Ziegler. Story on back.
August 2, 1939
American Mail Lines, SS Java Mail
Box
7
General menus
Set of single-sheet typed and mimeographed menus from "Voyage 28th."
February - April, 1954
American Mail Lines, SS President Jackson
Box
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with drawing on front, drawing of gondolas and story of Venice inside.
April 23, 1930
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with drawing on front, drawing of boat and story of junks, Chinese boats, inside.
May 28, 1930
American Mail Lines, SS President Jefferson
Box
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with drawing on front, photo and story of Japanese tea cultivation inside.
June 24, 1933
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with drawing on front, photo and story of Great Wall of China inside.
June 25, 1933
7
"Soiree Viennoise" dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with musical program, Japanese illustration drawing on front and inside.
July 1, 1933
7
Luncheon menu
Mailer/folder-style. Illustrated with photo "Picking Tea at the base of Fujiyama."
July 2, 1933
7
Luncheon menu
Mailer/folder-style. Illustrated with photo "The Famous Taj Mahalin Agra, India."
July 3, 1933
7
Luncheon menu
Mailer/folder-style. Illustrated with photo "Fisherman at Naples, drawing in their nets."
July 4, 1933
7
"Independence Day" dinner menu
Mailer/folder-style. Illustrated with musical program, Japanese illustration drawing on front and inside.
July 4, 1933
7
Luncheon menu
Mailer/folder-style. Illustrated with photo "Marseilles in the Southern Gateway of France."
July 5, 1933
7
Luncheon menu
Mailer/folder-style. Illustrated with photo "Rice Terraces in Northern Luzon, P. I."
July 6, 1933
7
Luncheon menu
Mailer/folder-style. Illustrated with photo "Fujiyama." Two copies, one with handwritten notes.
July 7, 1933
7
Luncheon menu
Mailer/folder-style. Illustrated with photo "Rice Terraces in Northern Luzon, P. I."
July 8, 1933
7
Luncheon menu
Mailer/folder-style. Illustrated with photo "Rice Terraces in Northern Luzon, P. I."
July 9, 1933
7
"Adios" dinner menu
Mailer/folder-style. Illustrated with musical program, Japanese illustration drawing on front and inside.
July 16, 1933
7
Breakfast menu
Mailer/folder-style. Illustrated with print of Japanese women on front, three-color design inside.
July 17, 1933
American President Line, SS President Wilson
Box
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with stylized "Oriental" painting of peasant women and children on cover, voyage "at Sea en route to Kobe."
April 28, 1949
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with stylized "tropical" painting of parrot and women in open balcony courtyard cover, voyage in port at Kobe.
April 30, 1949
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with stylized "Polynesian" painting of people loading boat near grass hut on cover, voyage in port at Yokohama.
May 2, 1949
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with stylized "Oriental" painting of peasants working in the rice paddy with windsocks on pole on cover, voyage "at Sea en route to Honolulu."
May 3, 1949
7
 Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with cover painting of "S. S. President Cleveland at Sea," voyage "at Sea en route to Honolulu."
May 4, 1949
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style. Illustrated with stylized "Hawaiian" painting of women dancing hula and men playing instruments on cover, voyage "at Sea en route to San Francisco."
May 10, 1949
Amtrak
Box
7
Breakfast menu
General fare.
April, 1977
7
Dinner menu
General fare.
April, 1977
7
Breakfast menu
Higher class fare.
April, 1977
7
Luncheon menu
Higher class fare.
April, 1977
7
Dinner menu
Higher class fare.
April, 1977
B&O Railroad
Box
7
General menu
Menu for "The Columbian" railroad service, B&O Railroads. Explanation of wartime food rationing. Advertisements for Woodward & Lothrop in Washington, D.C. and Marshall Field & Company, Chicago.
1943
BYN Co. (British Yukon Navigation), SS Casca
Box
7
 Dinner menu
Folder/mailer-type, folds up to postcard size. Illustrated with five b/w photo reproductions: "Robert Service at his home--Dawson," "S. S. Casca--White Pass & Yukon Route," "Caribou Swimming the Yukon," "Whitehorse at the Head of the Yukon," and "Dawson--The Klondike." Postcard section was written and mailed. The Casca was a paddle-wheeler plying the Yukon river.
September 6, 1931
Canadian National Railways
Box
7
Dinner menu
Menu from "The Mac Donald" Canadian National Hotel, Edmonton, Canada. Part of Canadian National Railways. Illustration of hotel on front cover. Illustration of and advertising for train service on back cover.
August 19, 1957
Canadian Pacific Airlines
Box
7
Coctail and appetizer menu
Illustrated with color photo "Ski High in the Canadian Rockies" on front, with notes about Canadian Rockies on back cover. Menu in French.
undated
7
Cocktail and appetizer menu
Illustrated with color photo "The Mounted" on front, with notes about Canadian Mounted as a "symbol of law, order and justice" on back cover. Menu in French.
undated
Canadian Pacific Rail Road
Box
7
Dinner menu
Illustrated with color photo "Banff and Bow River Valley" on front, four scenic photos inside. "Victoria-Seattle-Vancouver Service."
1953
Canadian Pacific, British Columbia Steamship Service, S.S. Patricia
Box
7
Dinner menu
Illustrated farewell dinner menu with color drawing of ship and mountains. Back is signed by Fred Manning "Your Waiter."
circa 1963
Dollar Steam Ship Line, SS President Taft
Box
7
Luncheon menu
Illustrated, mailer-style. "En route-Victoria to Yokohama."
October 1928
Great Northern Railway
Box
7
Breakfast menu
Boston Okanogan Apple Company Special Train, Indian head apple stamp on cover.
[circa 1910s?]
7
Children's menu booklet
Illustrated listing for all meals for Glacier Nartional Park trip.
circa 1920s
7
Menu booklet
Illustrated listing for all meals on "Columbia River Historical Expedition" trip. Drawings and tipped-in color illustration of trains on cover, itinerary inside back, bound with silver cord.
July 16-27, 1926
7
General menu
Illustrated cover with "Route of the Empire Builder" printed alongside Native American man identified as Riding Black Horse.
1942
7
General menu
"Trip of the President of the United States [Dwight D. Eisenhower], Washington, D.C. to Seattle, Washington, Sept. 28-Oct. 2, 1952." Bound with red white and blue cord.
September 29, 1952
Holland America Line, MS Veendam
Box
7
Dinner menus
Five illustrated menus.
May, 2002
7
Dessert/after-dinner drink menus
Two illustrated menus.
May, 2002
Japan Air Lines, JAL Jet Courier
Box
7
Menus
Illustrated folder with menus for four legs of trip from Tokyo to Djakarta. Menu displays printed reproductions of kimono fabric.
circa 1950s-
7
Menus
Illustrated folder with menus for four legs of trip from Djakarta to Tokyo. Menu displays printed reproduction of kimono fabric.
circa 1950s-
New York Central System
Box
7
Dinner menu
Illustration of train with "V" on a cloud of engine smoke. Explanation of "Wartime Dining Car Service." "Invest in Victory- Buy United States War Bonds" message on back cover.
1943
Norddeutscher Lloyd (North German Lloyd), SS Berlin
Box
7
Lunch menu
Illustrated cover is reproduction of fox hunt painting. The Berlin was an immigrant ship sailing from Bremerhaven and the Mediterranean to Ellis Island, NY.
September 5, 1913
Northern Pacific Railway
Box
7
Dinner menu
Card-style. Illustrated with photo on reverse: "A Familiar Western Picture [sheep ranch]." Credit: Asahel Curtis, Seattle.
circa 1930s
7
Dinner menu
Card-style. Illustrated with photo on reverse: "Mt. Rainier, on Puget Sound." Credit: Asahel Curtis, Seattle.
circa 1930s
OSK Line (Osaka Shosen Kaisha), MS Choan Maru
Box
7
Luncheon menu
Illustrated with perforated color postcard "Temple Kiyomizu, Kyoto."
August 4. 1933
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style, illustrated with color print of Japanese scene.
August 4. 1933
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style, illustrated with color print of geisha.
August 5, 1933
7
Luncheon menu
Folder-style, illustrated with perforated color postcard "Kintaihashi at Iwakuni, one of the Remarkable Bridges in Japan."
August 6, 1933
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style, illustrated with color print of two geishas. Inside has map of OSK line and can be folded in thirds. Written and sealed for mailing.
August 6, 1933
7
Luncheon menu
Folder-style, illustrated with perforated color postcard "Ho-o-do or 'Phoenix Hall' in Uji."
August 7, 1933
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style, illustrated with color print of geisha.
August 7, 1933
Pacific Steam Ship Company, Admiral Line, SS Admiral Rogers
Box
7
Breakfast menu
Mailer-style. Illustrated with watercolors of servers inside. Painting "'Packing In' in Alaska" by Willard Cox.
July 25, 1923
7
Breakfast menu
Mailer-style. Illustrated with small paintings of different ports of call from Alaska to "the Orient."
July 15, 1923
Pacific Steam Ship Company, Admiral Line, SS H. F. Alexander
Box
7
Dinner menu
Mailer-style. Illustrated with watercolors of servers inside. Cover is painting "Mount Rainier as seen from Paradise Valley."
June, 1925
Pan American World Airways
Box
7
Dinner menu
Illustrated with "The President Special." Watercolor and ink drawing "Europe Occidentale" on cover.
January, 1977
Pullman Lounge and Club Car Service
Box
7
General menu
Illustrated with two photographs of car dining. Items offered include cigars, cigarettes, and playing cards.
undated
Scandinavian Airlines
Box
7
First Class menu
Illustrated folder with polar map and menu for trip from Scandinavia to Los Angeles.
undated
South African Airways
Box
7
Dinner menu
Illustration of flowers on front cover. Menu in English and Afrikaans.
undated
7
Dinner menu
Same as above, but with different specials.
undated
Swissair
Box
7
Menus
Illustrated folder with menus for three legs of trip from Zurich to Tokyo. Printed with "Pompon Dahlia" painting on cover.
circa 1950s
Trans World Airlines
Box
7
General Food and Beverage Menu
undated
United Airlines
Box
7
General Menu
Postcard-sized menu. "United: The Airline to the New York World's Fair" written inside front cover.
1964
7
General Menu
"Aboard the Red Carpet, The Chef's Gourmet Flight" written on front cover. William Dubacher, chef, United Air Lines Flight Kitchen at JFK International Airport.
undated
7
General Menu
Postcard/menu. Color image of people on a beach on front of menu. Back of menu indicates that the beach is Wakiki Beach. Written on the back is "United Air Lines: Route of the Mainliners."
circa early 1950s
Union Pacific System (Railroad)
Box
7
Dinner menu
Folder-type. For "Kline's Annual Personally Conducted Tour De Luxe, Bethlehem Pennsylvania to Pacific Coast." Illustrated with color painting on front "Mount Rainier from Spray Park," Mount Hood photo and story "The Pacific Northwest" on back.
July, 1927
7
Dinner menu
Folder-type. For "Kline's Annual Personally Conducted Tour De Luxe, Bethlehem Pennsylvania to Pacific Coast." Illustrated with color painting on front "Crater Lake, Oregon," "Crater Lake National Park" photo and story on back.
July, 1927
7
Dinner menu
Folder-type. For "Kline's Annual Personally Conducted Tour De Luxe, Bethlehem Pennsylvania to Pacific Coast." Illustrated with color painting on front "Multnomah Falls, Oregon Along the Columbia River," "The Columbia River Region" photo and story on back.
July, 1927
U.S. Railroad in Alaska, AEC (Alaska Engineering Commission)
Box
7
General menu
Card-style menu for Seward to Fairbanks route. Reverse is table of distances between each stop.
circa 1920s
Washington State Ferries, Compass Café (Marriott)
Box
7
General menu
For Seattle to Bainbridge Island run.
1997
White Star Line, SS Adriatic
Box
7
Abstract of Log
Card-style, with "Abstract of Log," voyage New York to Liverpool. Photo of Adriatic on reverse.
June, 1913
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style.
June 20, 1913
7
Luncheon menu
Card-style.
June 23, 1913
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style with top hinge; illustrated cover etching with inset photo of Adriatic Reading & Writing Room.
June 23, 1913
7
Luncheon menu
Card-style.
June 24, 1913
7
Dinner menu
Folder-style with top hinge; cover etching with inset photo of Adriatic Dining Saloon.
June 25, 1913
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style.
June 26, 1913
7
Breakfast menu
Card-style.
June 27, 1913
7
Luncheon menu
Card-style.
June 27, 1913

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Cruise lines--United States
  • Dinners and dining--Northwest, Pacific
  • Menu design--Northwest, Pacific
  • Restaurants--Alaska
  • Restaurants--Northwest, Pacific
  • Restaurants--Washington (State)
  • Restaurants--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Wine lists--Northwest, Pacific
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Menus

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)