Swingles' Colonial Diner Menu, circa 1963

Summary

This item comes from the collection of Richard J. S. Gutman, the leading expert on American diners, which was amassed in the course of a thesis, four books, numerous articles, major exhibitions, restorations, and other consulting projects. Joseph Swingle, who opened this diner in Middlesex, New Jersey, in 1953, had been a salesman for Jerry O'Mahony, a major diner manufacturer.

This item comes from the collection of Richard J. S. Gutman, the leading expert on American diners, which was amassed in the course of a thesis, four books, numerous articles, major exhibitions, restorations, and other consulting projects. Joseph Swingle, who opened this diner in Middlesex, New Jersey, in 1953, had been a salesman for Jerry O'Mahony, a major diner manufacturer.

Artifact

Menu

Date Made

circa 1963

Subject Date

09 April 1963

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2019.72.10

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Richard J.S. Gutman Diner Collection.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)
Lithography
Laminating

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 11 in  (closed)

Width: 8.625 in  (closed)

Height: 11 in  (open)

Width: 17.5 in  (open)

Height: 10.625 in  (insert)

Width: 8 in  (insert)

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