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Guide to the Dale E. Jenkins Collection of Manhattan Restaurant Postcards
circa 1901–1950s
 PR 337

New-York Historical Society
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© 2011 New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Joseph Ditta, August 2017

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on February 26, 2018 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Container 1     Title Date
Folder: 1 Restaurants: B

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Bird in Hand, 711 Seventh Avenue & 1659 Broadway (2)
Boulevard de Paris, 117 East 60th Street
Brass Rail, 745 Seventh Avenue (2)

Folder: 2 Restaurants: C-D

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Caruso, 42 West 33rd Street & 230 West 34th Street
Chalet Suisse, 45 West 52nd Street
Champs Elysees, 25 East 40th Street
Charles French Restaurant, Sixth Avenue & 10th Street (450 Sixth Avenue)
Chin Lee, Broadway at 49th Street
Chinatown (not a restaurant; general neighborhood view)
Chinese Delmonico, 24 Pell Street (2)
Chinese Tuxedo
Churchill’s, Broadway and 49th Street
Cortile, “just off 5th Avenue”
Jack Delaney, 72 Grove Street (2)
Ding-Ho, 103–105–107 West 49th Street
Divan Parisien, 17 East 45th Street
Jimmie Dwyer’s Saw Dust Trail, 156 West 49th Street

Folder: 3 Restaurants: E-F

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Enrico & Paglieri Italian Restaurant, 64 West 11th Street
Far East, 10 Columbus Circle (2)
Fish Bowl, 470 Eighth Avenue
Flying Trapeze, 217–219 West 57th Street
Fraunces Tavern, Broad & Pearl Streets

Folder: 4 Restaurants: G-H

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The Garden Restaurant, 50th Street, Broadway, and Seventh Avenue
Gertner’s Dining Room and Bakery, 1380 Broadway and 711 Seventh Avenue (2)
Giolito Bros. Cedar Garden, 120–126 West 48th Street
Oreste Giolito, 108–110 West 49th Street
“Glorifried” Ham n Eggs, 1650 Broadway
Gripsholm, 324 East 57th Street
Guffanti’s, Seventh Avenue at 26th Street
Guido, 166 West 48th Street
Gypsy Tea Kettles, 200 West 50th Street; 431, 503, and 554 Fifth Avenue
Ham ’N’ Egg Corner, 1652 Broadway
Headline Bar & Restaurant, Hotel Times Square, 43rd Street west of Broadway
Hoy Yuen Chinese Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, 117 West 48th Street (3)
Hurricane, Broadway at 49th Street

Folder: 5 Restaurants: I-J

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Iceland Restaurant, 1680 Broadway
Jack’s Italian-American Restaurant, 344 West 46th Street
Japanese Restaurant, Dreamland, Coney Island, Brooklyn
Davy Jones Sea Food House, 1290 Sixth Avenue
Jumble Shop Restaurant, 28 West 8th Street (2)

Folder: 6 Restaurants: K-L

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Kellogg’s Cafeteria, 49th Street east of Seventh Avenue
Little Hungary, 255–263 East Houston Street
Little Venice, 126 West 13th Street
The Lobster Oyster and Chop House, 145 West 45th Street
Chas. S. Low First Class Chinese Restaurant, 514 Sixth Avenue

Folder: 7 Restaurants: M

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Marco Polo’s, 711 Seventh Avenue and 202 East 42nd Street
Hotel Martinique Café-Bar, Broadway at 32nd Street
Miyako Japanese Restaurant, 20 West 56th Street
Al Muller’s Famous Restaurant and Grill, 313 West 50th Street (2)

Folder: 8 Restaurants: P

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Paddy’s Clam House, 215 West 34th Street
La Parisienne Rotisserie, 630 Eighth Avenue
Tony Pastor’s Downtown, 130 West 3rd Street
Peter’s Restaurant, 123 West 44th Street
Port Arthur (Chinese), 7–9 Mott Street

Folder: 9 Restaurants: R

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Republic Restaurant, 1485 Broadway
Rey et Pierre, 42 West 52nd Street
Riggs’ Restaurant, 43–47 West 33rd Street
Roma Restaurant, 878 Sixth Avenue
Roth’s Grill and Restaurant, 1599–1601 Broadway (2)
Ruby Foo’s Den, 240 West 52nd Street
Ruby Foo’s East Side, 161 East 54th Street
Russian Bear, 139 East 56th Street

Folder: 10 Restaurants: S-T

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Sherry’s
Lou G. Siegel, Inc., 209 West 38th Street
Solowey’s, 431–433 Seventh Avenue
Still’s, Third Avenue between 17th and 18th Streets
Three Crowns Restaurant, 12 East 54th Street
Toffenetti Restaurant, 43rd Street at Broadway
Tokio Restaurant, 143–145 West 45th Street
Topps Café and Bar, 152 West 42nd Street
Town and Country Restaurant, 234 Park Avenue (2)

Folder: 11 Restaurants: V

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Villanova Restaurant, 106–108 West 46th Street
Vorst’s Century Sea Grill, 127 Columbus Avenue

Folder: 12 Restaurants: W-X

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Whyte’s, Inc., 145 Fulton Street (2)
Wivel Restaurant, 254 West 54th Street (2)
Xochitl Mexican Restaurant, 146 West 46th Street (2)

Folder: 13 Restaurants: Y-Z

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Yates Restaurant, 147–151 West 43rd Street
Zimmerman’s Hungaria, 46th Street east of Broadway (2)
Zucca’s Restaurant, 156–158 West 48th Street
Zucca’s Restaurant, 118 West 49th Street

Folder: 14 Restaurants: numbered

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42nd Street Café and Restaurant, 110 West 42nd Street
86th St. Brauhaus, 249 East 86th Street

Folder: 15 [empty envelopes]

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The donor sorted some of the postcards into the categories noted on four envelopes: “Chinese,” “Interesting Reverse,” “Nice Graphics,” and “Older.”