"Baker Hotel" Menu

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This photograph illustrates an October 1929 menu from the Stephen F. Austin Hotel, a "Baker Hotel" (located in Austin, Texas), similar to the one that opened in Mineral Wells in 1929 is shown here. The Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells was apparently one of a chain of hotels. This menu serves as a reminder of that fact.

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1 paper menu : 10 x 6 1/2 in. 3 pages

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Creator: Unknown. 1929?.

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This text is part of the collection entitled: Palo Pinto County Album and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 3075 times , with 13 in the last month . More information about this text can be viewed below.

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This photograph illustrates an October 1929 menu from the Stephen F. Austin Hotel, a "Baker Hotel" (located in Austin, Texas), similar to the one that opened in Mineral Wells in 1929 is shown here.
The Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells was apparently one of a chain of hotels. This menu serves as a reminder of that fact.

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1 paper menu : 10 x 6 1/2 in. 3 pages

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Palo Pinto County Album

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  • 1929?

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"Baker Hotel" Menu, text, 1929?; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16346/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.