Orville "Abie" Best and Alvin "Don" Dunivent outside a White Castle Restaurant, Kansas City, Missouri, 1927

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

Photographic print

Date Made

1927

Subject Date

1927

Creators

Unknown

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2012.30.4

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard

Technique

Gelatin silver process
Mounting

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 7.063 in

Width: 9.063 in

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