Business Card for Alvin A. Dunivent, Supervisor, White Castle System, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, 1935

Summary

White Castle System developed fast food restaurants known for cleanliness, quality and customer service starting in the 1920s. The company also provided motivated staff opportunity for managerial positions. Alvin "Don" Dunivent started cooking hamburgers at one of the eating houses in Kansas City, Missouri in 1927. This job led him to a career as a regional supervisor in St. Louis, Missouri.

White Castle System developed fast food restaurants known for cleanliness, quality and customer service starting in the 1920s. The company also provided motivated staff opportunity for managerial positions. Alvin "Don" Dunivent started cooking hamburgers at one of the eating houses in Kansas City, Missouri in 1927. This job led him to a career as a regional supervisor in St. Louis, Missouri.

Artifact

Business card

Date Made

1935

Subject Date

1935

Creators

White Castle System, Inc. 

Creator Notes

Made for White Castle System, Inc.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2012.30.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Steven and Brandy Lindsey.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard

Technique

Die cutting

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 2.25 in

Width: 3.375 in

Inscriptions

on back: Buy 'em by the 'Sack' / White Castle SYSTEM, INC. / A National Institution...A. A. DUNIVENT SUPERVISOR 3118 S. KINGSHIGHWAY ST. LOUIS, MO.

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