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Grafton High School
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Grafton High School  Date of plate: Unknown   Notes: Courtesy of H. L. Freeze in Grafton, this is the pattern with GHS monogram made for Grafton High School. Contributors: Plate photos: H.L. Freeze Content: Susan and Ed Phillips
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Gopher Cafe
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Gopher Cafe Distributor: Restaurant China Company – St. Paul, Minnesota Date of plate: circa 1934 – 1952   Notes: According to the Gopher Bar website, Greek immigrant Andrew Kappas opened the Gopher Cafe in St. Paul, Minn., in 1931 at 82 W. 7th St. When Prohibition
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Good Samaritan Hospital Alumnae
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Good Samaritan Hospital Alumnae Pattern: Maythorne Date of plate: circa 1934 – 1952   Notes: The simple circular topmark is set on a Glo-Tan Maythorne pattern plate. The word "alumnae" is the Latin feminine plural for alumnus, and since back in the mid-20th century most nurses
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Giovanni Restaurant
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Giovanni Restaurant Date of egg cup: Unknown   Notes: A matchbook kindly provided by Charles Sovine gave us the location for this restaurant: 66 East 55th Street, New York City. This is a review of the restaurant in New York magazine in 1972. Source: Google
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Think Big!
Manufacturers: Jackson China and Hall China User: Think Big ! Date of examples: circa 1979 – 1980s   Notes: From Wikipedia: "Think Big! was a retail store originally established in New York City in 1979. It was closed in 1994. "The store was a joint endeavor by two friends, an
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Gasner's Restaurant
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Gasner's Restaurant Date of cup: circa 1934 – 1952   Notes: Gasner's Restaurant opened in 1913, A story in the July 26, 1973, New York Times interviewed its owner, Jack Gasner, as the restaurant's contents were up for auction. "In its heyday," he said, "the clientele
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Gamma Phi Beta
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Gamma Phi Beta Date of plate: circa 1934 – 1952   Notes: The Gamma Phi Beta sorority was founded Nov. 11, 1874, at Syracuse University. The colors of this plate – dark brown on a Glo-Tan body – don't seem particularly appropriate for a 19th century
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French Tavern
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: French Tavern Date of platter: circa 1936 – 1952   Notes: From a story in the Huntington, W.V., Herald-Dispatch: The French Tavern was opened in 1924 in Huntington, W.V., by George and Ida Weydisch. During its history, it had three locations and was eventually operated by
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Fraternal Order of Orioles
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Fraternal Order of Orioles Date of plate: circa 1916 – 1952   Notes: Fraternal Order of Orioles, a social service organization, Reading (Pa.) Nest No. 2 Contributors: Contents: Susan and Ed Phillips
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