Archive 1
MayFair Farms
Manufacturer: Syracuse China User: Mayfair Farms – West Orange, New Jersey Pattern: Shelborne #97701 Date of plate: 1957   Notes: From a July 2022, article by Diana Cooper in MontclairGirl.com: "Mayfair Farms was formerly known as The Mayfair Club. The property, located at 481 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange, was
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Elks Lodge #227 Danville, Virginia
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Danville Elks Lodge #227 Date of grill plate:   Notes: This grill plate was used by Danville, Virginia's #227 Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge, located at 560 Main Street. Contributors: Grill plate photos: Edward Babcock Content: Susan and Ed Phillips
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Eighth Street Baptist Church
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Eighth Street Baptist Church Date of plate: circa 1920s – circa 1930s   Notes: There are a number of Eighth Street Baptist Churches across the United States, but the most likely in terms of location and prominence would be the Eighth Street Baptist Church of
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Edison Hotel and Grill – Sunbury, Penn.
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Hotel Edison and Grill – Sunbury, Pennsylvania Date of plate: circa early 1950s   Notes: Originally built in 1871 by E.T. Drumheller as the City Hotel in Sunbury, Penn., it became the first building in the world to be lighted by Thomas Edison's three-wire electric system
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Edgcomb Steel
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Edgecomb Steel Date of creamer: 1946   Notes: Edgcomb Steel, which processed and distributed metal products, seems to have been founded in 1925 (based purely on the title of a booklet produced by the company called "Edgcomb, 30 Years," that came out in 1955). It was
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De Lemmo Restaurant
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: De Lemmo Restaurant – Harrisburg, Penn. Date of cup: 1950   Notes: This photo was contributed by Terri Hoffman, who found it in Harrisburg, Penn. There was a De Lemmo Restaurant in Harrisburg's Fourth Ward, near the state capitol grounds, making that the likely source for
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Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: Dayton House – Flint, Michigan  Date of platter: Unknown   Notes: This awkwardly topmarked platter was an early piece for Carr, based on the unattractive Dayton House decal and the unusual backstamp that includes Restaurant China Company, a Chicago distributor. Best guess for location is
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Rebekahs 2
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: International Association of Rebekah Assemblies (or Rebekahs or Rebekah Lodges or Daughters of Rebekah) Date of cup: 1949   Notes: From the wikipedia: "The Rebekah Lodges were founded in the early 1850s, largely due to the efforts of an Odd Fellow named Schuyler Colfax. Initially, the Rebekah
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City Restaurant
Manufacturer: Carr China Company User: City Restaurant Date of platter: circa 1934 – 1952   Notes: Nothing is known about this Glo-Tan platter topmarked City Restaurant with A.C. Hopkins in Morgantown as the distributor. The only possibility we've found is the City Restaurant that was once located in Elkins (see
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