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Dinner suggestions menu, The Copley Plaza, Copley Square, Boston, Mass., January 19, 1940

EP001.06.05.002 (RS259425)

Description

The menu verso states the hotel has featured photos and autographs of notable persons who stayed in the hotel during the past twenty years. The photograph is President Woodrow Wilson leaving the hotel. Wilson had just returned from Europe on the S.S. George Washington which landed in Boston on February 24, 1919. On the right side of the image is Calvin Coolidge who was then Governor of Massachusetts. The front of the menu is a reproduction of the guest register signed "Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson" and dated Monday, February 24, 1919. A set of the menus is available and the hotel will provide the envelope and postage.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1940-01-19
Physical Description
1 menu : illustration ; 12 x 9 inches
Dimensions
12x 9(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., 11 July 2007.
GUSN
308431
Reference Code
EP001.06.05.002

Record details

Other People
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
food
governors
hotels (public accommodations)
presidents
restaurants
Material Type
menus
Subjects
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)
Dinners and dining
Hotel restaurants
World War, 1914-1918
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Copley Plaza Hotel (Boston, Mass.)

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