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Fred Harvey Houses of the Southwest

Richard Melzer

Fred Harvey Houses of the Southwest

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Published by Arcadia Pub. in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Harvey, Fred,
  • Fred Harvey (Firm) -- History,
  • Hotels -- Southwest, New -- History,
  • Tourism -- Southwest, New -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Melzer
    SeriesImages of America
    ContributionsArizona Historical Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF786.H349 .M45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24031622M
    ISBN 100738556319
    ISBN 109780738556314
    LC Control Number2007941882


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Fred Harvey, his beautiful houses/hotels and the Harvey girls provided many needs for the weary /5(28). This book, Fred Harvey Houses of the Southwest, is a fascinating look at the past when railroads took passengers to the West and there was a great need for them to have clean, safe restaurants to eat in when the trains pulled into the stations.

Fred Harvey, his beautiful houses/hotels and the Harvey girls provided many needs for the weary /5(31). Most Fred Harvey Houses were at stations along the Santa Fe Railway in the Southwest, such as the razed Alvarado Hotel in Albuquerque and La Castañeda in Las Vegas, N.M.

A few others, like La Fonda in downtown Santa Fe and the Montezuma outside of Las Vegas, were luxury hotels miles from the rail : Arcadia Publishing SC. Fred Harvey: his loyal staff and legacy --Entry to the Southwest: Harvey Houses of southern Colorado and northeastern New Mexico --Las Vegas, New Mexico: the Montezuma and La Castañeda --North central New Mexico: Lamy's El Ortiz and Santa Fe's La Fonda --Albuquerque: the Alvarado Hotel --Scattered gems: Harvey Houses of central and.

The Fred Harvey Company surprised travelers, who were accustomed to "dingy beaneries" staffed with "rough waiters," by presenting attractive, courteous servers known as the Harvey Girls. Today many Harvey Houses serve as museums, Author: Richard Melzer.

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