Menu from the Florida Avenue Grill restaurant

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Used by
Florida Avenue Grill, founded 1944
Medium
printing ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 11 13/16 × 17 in. (30 × 43.2 cm)
Type
menus
Place used
1100 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
late 20th-early 21st century
Description
A menu from the Florida Avenue Grill restaurant in Washington, DC. The menu is one (1) printed sheet of black text on cream paper. The inside of the menu has a banner across the top that reads "MENU" in the upper left corner, with illustrations continuing across the top of various foods and chefs with pots. Breakfast foods are listed on the left side, and dinner, seafood, desserts and beverages are listed on the right. The verso of the sheet of paper shows what would be the front and back covers of the menu, if the menu had been folded into a bi-fold shape. The back cover, at proper left, lists sandwiches. The front cover, at proper right, features the name of the restaurant at center [Florida Avenue / ...Grill... / since 1944], followed by the restaurant's address and telephone number and [Specializing in / Southern Style Food].
Topic
African American
Business
Cooking and dining
Foodways
Local and regional
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Imar and Tasha Hutchins, Florida Avenue Grill
Object number
2016.114.5
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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