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The Resource A history of Howard Johnson's : how a Massachusetts soda fountain became an American icon, Anthony Mitchell Sammarco

A history of Howard Johnson's : how a Massachusetts soda fountain became an American icon, Anthony Mitchell Sammarco

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A history of Howard Johnson's : how a Massachusetts soda fountain became an American icon
Title
A history of Howard Johnson's
Title remainder
how a Massachusetts soda fountain became an American icon
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Mitchell Sammarco
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Howard Johnson created an orange-roofed empire of ice cream stands and restaurants that stretched from Maine to Florida and all the way to the West Coast. Popularly known as the "Father of the Franchise Industry, " Johnson delivered good food and prices that brought appreciative customers back for more. The attractive white Colonial Revival restaurants, with eye-catching porcelain tile roofs, illuminated cupolas and sea blue shutters, were described in Reader's Digest in 1949 as the epitome of eating places that look like New England town meeting houses dressed up for Sunday. Boston historian and author Anthony M. Sammarco recounts how Howard Johnson introduced twenty-eight flavors of ice cream, the "Tendersweet" clam strips, grilled frankfurters and a menu of delicious and traditional foods that families eagerly enjoyed when they traveled"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sammarco, Anthony Mitchell
Dewey number
647.9573
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TX945.5.H595
LC item number
S25 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Howard Johnson (Firm)
  • Johnson, Howard Deering
  • Restaurants
  • Restaurants
  • Motels
  • Motels
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Hospitality, Travel & Tourism
  • TRAVEL / Restaurants
Label
A history of Howard Johnson's : how a Massachusetts soda fountain became an American icon, Anthony Mitchell Sammarco
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9781609494285.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Johnson Family -- Quincy in the Age of Howard Johnson -- Orleans and the Beginnings of the Orange-Roofed Empire -- The Father of the Franchise Industry and the "Tendersweet" Clam -- The New York World's Fair and the "Queen of Rego Park" -- From Maine to Florida, Plus a Few Favorite Recipes -- Ephemera, Advertisements and Children's Menus -- Employees and Associates -- Howard Brennan Johnson, the Red Coach Grill and the Ground Round -- The Rise of the Motel and the Johnson Legacy
Control code
1444437
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9781609494285
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013029385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1444437
  • (OCoLC)851035147
Label
A history of Howard Johnson's : how a Massachusetts soda fountain became an American icon, Anthony Mitchell Sammarco
Link
9781609494285.jpg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Johnson Family -- Quincy in the Age of Howard Johnson -- Orleans and the Beginnings of the Orange-Roofed Empire -- The Father of the Franchise Industry and the "Tendersweet" Clam -- The New York World's Fair and the "Queen of Rego Park" -- From Maine to Florida, Plus a Few Favorite Recipes -- Ephemera, Advertisements and Children's Menus -- Employees and Associates -- Howard Brennan Johnson, the Red Coach Grill and the Ground Round -- The Rise of the Motel and the Johnson Legacy
Control code
1444437
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
160 pages
Isbn
9781609494285
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013029385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1444437
  • (OCoLC)851035147

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