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Catalog Number 2002.036.006
Object Name Menu
Scope & Content Half-folded J.L. Hudson Company Dining Rooms menu, dated July 23, 1949, bearing the painting "Picnic Grove, New Baltimore," by Aaron Bohrod on the front cover surrounded by a pink border. The painting depicts picnickers near the shore of New Baltimore on Lake St. Clair and was part of the Michigan on Canvas touring exhibit put together by the J.L. Hudson Company. A passage on the back cover explains both the exhibit and the painting. Within the menu is divided into the sections "Soups and Appetizers," "Shopper's Luncheon One Dollar," "Sandwiches," "Desserts," "Fruits," "Hudson Made Ice Cream and Sundaes," and "Beverages." A note along the bottom of the menu's interior informs, "Detroit's Police Department asks everyone's help in its traffic safety program, "Watch Out For Kids."
Date 1949
People Bohrod, Aaron
Extent of Description 8" x 11"
Collection Business/Stores/Retail
Search Terms Hudson's
Restaurants
Department Stores
New Baltimore
Paintings
Exhibits