Archive 1
Majors Cabin Grill
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Majors Cabin Grill Date of cup: circa 1930s-1952   Notes: Majors Cabin Grill opened in the 1930s at 33 W. 33rd St., adjacent to the Empire State Building in New York City. It holds the distinction of being the first restaurant to accept a Diners Club
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Supreme Court of the United States
Manufacturer: Syracuse China User: Supreme Court of the United States Date of plate: circa 1927 – 1950s   Notes: From the Wikipedia: "The Supreme Court Building houses the Supreme Court of the United States, the highest court in the federal judiciary of the United States. The building serves as the
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Maclin Hall – West Virginia Institute of Technology
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Maclin Hall – West Virginia Institute of Technology Date of plate: 1946   Notes: We bought this plate in a set of white plates with brown/sepia topmarks and have always thought they were samples. Recently, we were contacted by Rhod Mills – a West Virginia state
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L. Snyder's Department Store
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: L. Snyder's Department Store Date of creamer: 1944   Notes: From the United States Sales Corporation's website: "MARCH 1894 – L. Snyder's Department Store opened for business in Norfolk, Virginia, founded by Louis Snyder's great grandfather. The 300-employee store operated for 75 years until 1969 and
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Knights Templar
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Knights Templar Date of plate: circa 1940s-1952   Notes: With its logo placed in the well of the Erwin pattern, we believe this was used by the Knights Templar, and possibly by the Worth Commandery No. 19, located in Fort Worth, Texas. From the Wikipedia, "The
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Kangaroom – Melbourne Hotel, St. Louis
Manufacturers: Warwick China, Carr China, Sterling China User: Kangaroom Coffee Shop/Kangaroom Grill in the Melbourne Hotel, St. Louis Date range of pieces: 1948-late 1950s   Notes: The Melbourne Hotel was designed by eminent Missouri architect Preston J. Bradshaw and built in 1921 at Grand and Lindell boulevards in St. Louis.
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Kiwanis Club
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Kiwanis Club Distributor: Mutual China Company Date of soup bowl: circa 1920s-1930s   Notes: The Kiwanis Club was founded in 1915, using the name from an Otchipew American Indian expression translated approximately as We build. White body soup plate with a green stripe around the
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King Ying Lo Restaurant
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: King Ying Lo Restaurant – Detroit Distributor: Chas. M. Werner & Sons, Detroit. Date of celery dish: Unknown   Notes: This old celery dish would have been used at the King Ying Lo Restaurant, located at 18 Lafayette Ave., in Detroit, Mich. White body oval
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Katsinas
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Katsinas Restaurant Date of plate: circa 1935-1952   Notes: Katsinas was a popular Greek-themed restaurant in Champaign, Ill., originally owned by Alexis John (Lex) Katsinas and his wife Marge. It opened in 1929 and was later managed by Katsinas' sons before closing in 1995. Glo-Tan
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