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Throwback Thursday: A Fast Food Restaurant 100 Years Ago
September 4, 2014 by Maryanne Datesman
Did you ever wonder what life was really like 100 years ago? Well, Vintage American Ways has a collection of The Youth’s Companion for the years 1880 to 1920—over 2,000 of them—containing thousands and thousands of really interesting articles, stories, and advertisements. They offer a fascinating glimpse into current events; fashion; home products; recipes; crafts for children; popular fiction and poetry; essays on education, religion, and politics; and a good look at what people were thinking about 100 years ago.
“Quick Service” The Youth’s Companion July 2, 1914, p. 346
I had to pass several hours in a certain small town in which there was no hotel, writes a Companion contributor. Late in the afternoon I saw on a window the words, “Restaurant, Quick Service,” and I was so hungry that I made up my mind to take a chance.READ WHAT HAPPENED
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