[Abe Weingarten serves Mayor Plummer and Joe coffee from Weingarten's counter]

Description:

Abe Weingarten ( left) serves Otto Plummer, mayor of Beaumont, Texas, (third from left) and Joe Weingarten (second from left) and unidentified man coffee from Weingarten's counter. Unidentified men with hats in background; Weingarten's menu displayed on the counter.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: 1951
Partner(s):
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection(s):
Robert Joy Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 281
Past 30 days: 4
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1951
  • Digitized: September 22, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
1951  
Description:

Abe Weingarten ( left) serves Otto Plummer, mayor of Beaumont, Texas, (third from left) and Joe Weingarten (second from left) and unidentified man coffee from Weingarten's counter. Unidentified men with hats in background; Weingarten's menu displayed on the counter.

Note:

Joseph Weingarten (1884-1967) started a chain of grocery stores, Weingarten's, with locations in Texas, Louisiana, and Arkansas. He was a director of the Burlington-Rock Island Railroad and the Ampal-American Israel Corporation; a member of the board of the National Association of Food Chains and first president of the Super Market Institute of America; a board member of the Texas Medical Center, the Medical Research Foundation of Texas, and Baylor Medical Foundation; a supporter of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York and B'nai B'rith, a founder of Beth Yeshurun synagogue in Houston and established the World Institute for World Peace Foundation.

Physical Description:

Original print, black & white. 10" x 8". Curling.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Weingarten, Joseph, 1884-1967 | Weingarten's | Weingarten, Abe | Plummer, Otto
Partner:
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Collection:
Robert Joy Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MS39-14-015
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth18716
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public