Archive 1
Virginia Dare Hotel
Manufacturer: McNicol China User: Virginia Dare Hotel – Elizabeth City, North Carolina Pattern: Virginian Date of examples: circa 1927 – 1959   Notes: From the Elizabeth City Historic Neighborhood Association at VisitElizabethCity.com: "The Virginia Dare Hotel [was] designed by W. L. Stoddard of New York City, one of the nation's leading
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Franklin Cafe
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Franklin Cafe Date of plate: circa 1934 – 1952   Notes: Nothing is known about the location or period of operation of the Franklin Cafe at this time. Contributors: Content: Susan and Ed Phillips
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4-H
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: 4-H Organization Distributor for plate: S&W China – Clarksburg, W.V. Date of examples: Circa 1940s   Notes: 4-H is the youth development organization that was founded in 1902 under the auspices of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The letters stand for head, heart, hands and health.
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Fort McHenry
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Fort McHenry Gift Shop Date of ashtray: circa 1934 – 1952   Notes: From Wikipedia: "Fort McHenry is a historical American coastal pentagonal bastion fort on Locust Point, now a neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland. It is best known for its role in the War of
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Ford Motor Company 3
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Ford Motor Company Date of examples: circa 1939 – 1940s   Notes: This logo was used by Ford Motor Company on board the car company's freighters on the Great Lakes, as well as in its factory lunchrooms and possibly executive dining rooms, according to Daniel
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Florence Hotel
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Florence Hotel Date of pitcher: circa 1920s – 1930s   Notes: There are a number of old Florence Hotels that were located in West Virginia and surrounding states; we have not been able to locate at which one this cream pitcher was used. Contributors: Contents:
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Flo-Jean Restaurant and Toll House Bar
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Flo-Jean Restaurant and Toll House Bar Date of grill plate: circa 1934 – 1952   Notes: In 1929, Harold Dalrymple, an executive with the General Motors Corporation, built Flo-Jean's El Patio Tea Shop for his wife Florence, who operated it until the late 1970s with
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First Christian Church
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: First Christian Church – Columbus, Indiana Date of examples: circa 1942 – 1952   Notes: From the Wikipedia, First Christian Church of Columbus, Indiana – formerly Tabernacle Church of Christ – was built in 1942 and designed by renowned architect Eliel Saarinen in a Modern style
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Eureka Lodge, No. 509
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Eureka Lodge, No. 509 Date of plate: 1937   Notes: This plate was made for the Eureka Lodge, No. 509, of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons, located in Warren, Michigan. It has been merged since 1993 and is now known as Eureka-North
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