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Guide to the Edward and Gertrude Dewey collection of Gage & Tollner records 2016.034

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Collection processed by Yingwen Huang, under the supervision of John Zarrillo

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 23, 2017
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dewey, Edward S.
Creator: Dewey, Gertrude
Creator: Dewey, Hiram Stapleford
Creator: Dewey, John
Creator: Dewey, Seth Bradford
Creator: Gage and Tollner (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Gage, Charles M.
Creator: Pawlukiewicz, Janet Dewey
Creator: Tollner, Eugene
Title: Edward and Gertrude Dewey collection of Gage & Tollner records
Dates [inclusive]: 1888-2004
Abstract: The Edward and Gertrude Dewey collection of Gage & Tollner records consist of materials from the Gage & Tollner restaurant located at 372-374 Fulton Street in the Downtown Brooklyn neighborhood of Brooklyn, dating from 1888 to 2004. The materials were mainly collected and compiled by the Dewey family who owned the restaurant from 1919 to 1988. The records primarily document the business operation under the Dewey family's management. The Dewey family sold the restaurant to Peter Aschkenasy in 1988 and the restaurant was later closed in 2004. The highlights of the collection include photographs of the landmark building and celebrities, as well as the anniversary menus and other memorabilia that marks the significance of this 125 year-old restaurant food and dining venue in the heart of Downtown Brooklyn.
Quantity: 7 Linear Feet in five manuscript boxes, two half manuscript boxes, two small flat boxes, one artifact box, and one oversize flat box.
Call Phrase: 2016.034