Car Hops and Curb Service: A History of American Drive-In Restaurants 1920-1960 Jim Heimann

ISBN: 9780811811156

Published: March 1st 1996

Paperback

128 pages


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Car Hops and Curb Service: A History of American Drive-In Restaurants 1920-1960  by  Jim Heimann

Car Hops and Curb Service: A History of American Drive-In Restaurants 1920-1960 by Jim Heimann
March 1st 1996 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 128 pages | ISBN: 9780811811156 | 6.56 Mb

Travel back to the heyday of the American drive-in restaurant—complete with swinging ponytails, shiny new automobiles, and the aroma of French fries drifting through unrolled car windows. Beginning with the original Texas Pig Stand of 1921, thisMoreTravel back to the heyday of the American drive-in restaurant—complete with swinging ponytails, shiny new automobiles, and the aroma of French fries drifting through unrolled car windows. Beginning with the original Texas Pig Stand of 1921, this evocative compendium cruises through 40 years of drive in culture, tracing the history of roadside restaurant architecture and the people who created it.

Engagingly illustrated with historical photographs and a rich assortment of related ephemera, from menus to matchbox covers, Car Hops and Curb Service chronicles a unique chapter of popular culture for anyone who sipped a malt, hung a tray, or cruised a drive in parking lot—or wished they had.



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