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

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hotels (public accommodations)
restaurants
presidents
governors
food
advertising
business (commercial function)
menus

Physical Description

1 menu : illustration ; 12 x 9 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.06.05.002

Image Dimensions

12 x 9 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., 11 July 2007.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

menus

Other People

Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

Subjects

Dinners and dining
Hotel restaurants
World War, 1914-1918
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item