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[Joe Molly's "The Whang Doodle"]

Description: Photograph of a young woman standing in front of Joe Molly's "The Whang Doodle" a soda fountain in Orange, Texas. There are venetian blinds in the windows and a double screen door on the entrance. A neon sign above the door reads, "Home of the Whang Doodle, 5 cents, Fountain Service" The woman is wearing a dark dress with a white collar and cuffs.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Postcard of the Little Mexico Restaurant in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photographic postcard picturing the Little Mexico Restaurant. The description on the back reads, "Little Mexico Restaurants, Inc., In the heart of Orange, on Hwy. 90, Serving the Finest of Mexican Food, Steaks, Oysters, Shrimp, and Fried Chicken. Private Dining Rooms for Banquets and Dinner Parties. Recommended by Leading Connoisseurs. Also Beaumont, Texas." The building is in a Spanish-style architecture with a tile roof. A large palm tree grows outside of the restaurant. The sign is shaped like a sombrero.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Galveston, Texas After Storm in 1915

Description: Photograph of Galveston, Texas after a storm. In the foreground on the right is a large pile of debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a man walking beside a building with a covered sidewalk. On the awning it reads, "Cafe Hotel, Seawall Cafe". Further down the sidewalk are more buildings and a few people on the wet sidewalk. On the right side in the background are parked cars.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Oden's Drive Inn]

Description: This restaurant and grocery store was once located at 3403 Highway 280 east in Mineral Wells. It is no longer [2012] in existence. The photograph shows 1940's and 1950's cars parked in front. The Odens resided above the business.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Pete Caruso

Description: Man standing behind counter next to cash register waiting on woman customer. Caruso's Cafe & Delicatessen was located at 311 W. 6th Street. Owner was Pasquale Caruso.
Date: September 8, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Chinese Kitchen Restaurant

Description: Exterior photo of Lung's Chinese Kitchen restaurant. The Chinese Kitchen was located at 1128 Red River St.
Date: March 22, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Group of Men and Women in Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women at a Christmas celebration in Mexico. They are seated at a table in a crowded restaurant. They are all holding beverages, and have several empty and half-full bottles and glasses on the table already. From left to right, they have been identified as Sibyle Wind, Ruth Brodsgaard, Julia Knudsen, Henry Knudsen, Chris Brodsgaard, and Iver (Jack) Wind.
Date: 1977
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Santa Anita Restaurant, plaque]

Description: Photograph of commemorative plaque hung outside of the Santa Anita Mexican Restaurant.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Santa Anita Restaurant, view of street entrance]

Description: Photograph of the Santa Anita Mexican Restaurant. White stucco building with red-clay tiled roof. Central Bank building and a billboard advertisement for Sprite visible in the background.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Santa Anita Restaurant, from street]

Description: Photograph of the Santa Anita Mexican Restaurant taken from the street. White stucco building with red-clay tiled roof.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Frank Gabino and employees on the 1800 Block of Congress]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Francisco (Frank) Gabino, son and employees outside of the Alamo Furniture Store on the 1800 block of Congress Avenue, Houston, Texas. Line of delivery trucks in front of store. From left to right: Frank Gabino ; Frank Gabino, Jr. ; Anatoin Reyes ; Ignacio Rodriguez. The Crystal Cafe is visible at the far corner; it was run by Gus Gavriel.
Date: 1928
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[La Pupusa Alegre restaurant entrance]

Description: Photograph of the La Pupusa Alegre restaurant entrance, located at 6902 Bellaire Boulevard.
Date: July 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[La Pupusa Alegre restaurant]

Description: Photograph of the La Pupusa Alegre restaurant, located at 6902 Bellaire Boulevard.
Date: July 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Santa Anita Restaurant, courtyard]

Description: Photograph of the Santa Anita Mexican Restaurant. White stucco building with red-clay tiled roof.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Santa Anita Restaurant, exterior]

Description: Photograph of the Santa Anita Mexican Restaurant. White stucco building with red-clay tiled roof.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Santa Anita Restaurant, front view]

Description: Photograph of the Santa Anita Mexican Restaurant taken from the opposite street corner. White stucco building with red-clay tiled roof.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library