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Thanksgiving menu, unknown restaurant


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1870 to 1933


Note: No date. John J. Grier was the manager of restaurants on the Rock Island Railroad line, which had a station at El Reno, Oklahoma. Illustration at top of menu shows a young boy holding a spoon, saying to two turkeys, "Never mind, Mr. Turk. I'll get even with you Thanksgiving." Bottom of the menu has illustration of roast turkey titled "Even with Mr. Turk." Menu insert: Quotations; Humorous features Location: El Reno, Oklahoma, United States

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men001505. Bohn-Bettoni Menu Collection, 1854-1939. MS-00793. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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“Never mind, Mr. Turk, <br> I’ll get even with you <br> Thanksgiving” <br> <br> <br> EL RENO, OKLA. <br> <br> <br> Menu <br> <br> <br> Crab Meat Cocktail <br> Cheese Straws <br> Salted Almonds <br> <br> <br> Consomme, Colbert <br> Celery <br> Queen Olives <br> Radishes <br> Fillet of Black Bass, Farci, Sauce Vin Blanc <br> Cucumbers <br> Pommes Parisienne <br> <br> <br> Virginia Ham, Glace, Aux Epinard <br> <br> <br> Candied Yams <br> Tenderloin of Beef, Larded, Fresh Mushrooms <br> <br> <br> Thanksgiving Punch <br> Roast Young TUrkey, Oyster Dressing, Cranberry Jelly <br> Mashed Potatoes <br> Brussels Sprouts <br> <br> <br> German Asparagus Vinaigrette <br> <br> <br> English Plum Pudding, Hard Sauce <br> Hot Mince Pie <br> Pumpkin Pie <br> Tutti Frutti Ice Cream <br> Macaroons <br> Lady Fingers <br> Fancy Cakes <br> <br> <br> Roquefort Cheese, Toasted Bents Crackers <br> Coffee <br> <br> <br> JOHN J. GRIER <br> Even wit Mr. Turk <br>