The Golden Era, 1922-1927

The Golden Era, 1922-1927

West by Rail With the Harvey Girls

Book - 1997
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Book two in the paper doll history of Harvey Girl costume and custom, The Golden Era portrays the Fred Harvey Company dynasty at its peak.The settings of this volume culminate at the splendid El Tovar of the Grand Canyon in the mid-1920s. The story introduces characters Marianne Brown, a Harvey Girl from Waynoka, Oklahoma; Johanna Becker, an Indian Detours Guide; Christopher Schurig, a Harvey chef; and James Reid, an Indian Detours driver, through Marianne's journal from 1922 to 1927. The full-color costumes and Marianne's chronicle offer an authentic re-creation of the Harvey Southwest during the company's most glamorous and legendary years.As in book one, Far From Home, uniforms and other costumes are illustrated from the holdings of the Arizona State Capitol Museum and historic photographs.
Publisher: Lubbock, Tex. : Texas Tech University Press, [1997]
Copyright Date: �1997
ISBN: 9780896723764
Branch Call Number: 979 P759G
Characteristics: 26 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm.


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