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Albany Hotel
Manufacturer: Maddock Pottery Co. User: The Albany Hotel Date of compote: 1890s – circa 1911 Notes: The first part of the hotel was built in 1885 at 17th and Stout Streets in Denver, Colo. The Annex was built circa 1900 to bring the number of rooms to 300. The 1963
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Alba Hotel 2
Manufacturer: Scammell China User: Alba Hotel Date of service plate: 1923 – 1927 Notes: Built by 1,000 men working three 8-hour shifts, the 12-story, 550-room Hotel Alba opened its doors February 1926 on Ocean Boulevard in Palm Beach, Fla. The hotel's furnishings were worth more than $2 million, and the
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Alba Hotel
Manufacturer: Scammell China User: Alba Hotel Date of service plate: 1923 – circa 1927   Notes: Built by 1,000 men working three 8-hour shifts, the 12-story, 550-room Hotel Alba opened its doors February 1926 on Ocean Boulevard in Palm Beach, Fla. The hotel's furnishings were worth more than $2 million,
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External Resources
External Resources – websites Carr China Company – collector site This website is dedicated to the Carr China Company and includes detailed information about the company, as well as many of the Carr patterns, including two sections of underglaze print patterns and one section of topmarked china, featuring more than
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Aitken, Harry G.
A Salute to Harry G. Aitken by Larry R. Paul Harry G. Aitken is best known for his Nature Studies series, bird and floral designs produced by Syracuse China, while he was in charge of the design and decoration department. The fruit illustration above is one of the few designs
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Howard Johnson's – Iconic Establishments
Known manufacturers: Mayer, Jackson, Shenango, Caribe, Sterling, Scammell, McNicol, Homer Laughlin Howard Johnson's is a U.S. chain of restaurants and hotels that was founded in 1925 by Howard Deering Johnson (1897-1992) when he borrowed $2,000 to buy a small corner drugstore in Wollaston, Massachusetts. It sold candy, newspapers and patent
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True West vs. Wallace China
TRUE WEST vs. WALLACE CHINA  – A COMPARISON GUIDELINE  Written by RWCN member Janet Hix (aka luvwesternchina) Wallace China's wildly popular, action-packed, Rodeo Pattern, introduced in the 1940s has been recreated by True West for a new generation of those that love western china. Till Goodan's western art thrills today
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Horn & Hardart – Iconic Establishments
Known manufacturers: Greenwood, Mayer, Shenango, Grindley, Syracuse, Homer Laughlin Look alikes: Ohio Commercial Company   The authority on all things Horn & Hardart – except seemingly its china – is the book by Marianne Hardart and Lorraine Diehl, "The Automat: The History, Recipes and Allure of Horn & Hardart's Masterpiece."
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B/G Sandwich Shops 4
Manufacturer: Syracuse China User: B/G Sandwich Shops Date of example: 1926   Notes: Also commonly seen with the spelling as B-G, B/G Sandwich Shops were a nationwide chain with first references found in the early 20th century. In 1920, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce welcomed its new members, including
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