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Artist's depiction of the Automat Restaurant, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1901-1906

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Alternate title:The Automat, interior view
Summary:Artist's depiction of the Automat Restaurant, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1901-1906. Caption reads: "Visit the Automat Restaurants. You see what you want and get it by dropping in your coin. You absolutely help yourself. Largest automatic restaurant in the world, 818-820 Chestnut St., Philada., Pa. Automat 2nd, Juniper St., below Chestnut St., Philada, Pa." Postmark date: September 16, 1906; Message included.
Provider:Horn & Hardart Baking Co.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Pennsylvania
Place of origin – Settlement:Philadelphia
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Pennsylvania
Geographical subject – Settlement:Philadelphia
Topical subjects:Restaurants
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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