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Harvey's Happy Girls
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TitleHarvey's Happy Girls
Extended TitleFred Harvey changed the way Americans dined out.
AbstractShort article about the history of Fred Harvey and his establishment of restaurants in train depots. Harvey opened his first railroad eating house in Topeka, Kansas, along the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad in early 1876. Includes a recipe for Cream of Wisconsin Cheese Soup served at the St. Louis Union Station and later at the Kansas City Union Station in the late 1800s, and which "eventually became President Harry Truman's favorite!"
AuthorSherry Monahan
DateFebruary 2012
SourceTrue West
Column NameFrontier Fare
Railroad stations
Local SubjectFred Harvey Company
Harvey, Fred H.
Item TypeMagazine Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
CONTENTdm number40099
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