Blue Onion Drive-In Restaurant, menu

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Digital ID
men001378
Title
Blue Onion Drive-In Restaurant, menu
Restaurant or Site Name
Additional Information
Menu shaped like onion. Page 5 features cartoon titled "Blue Onion morning coffee"; date on page 5 is 7/15/57.
Graphic Elements
Enclosures
Date Original
1957-07-15
Type of Restaurant or Site
Restaurant/Site Location
Type of Menu
Type of Cuisine
Original Language
Meal(s) Served
Price Range of Entrees
$.40-$2.75
Street Address
2100 East Freemont St; 2023 East Charleston Blvd
City
State/Province/County
Country
Collection Subject (FAST)
Menus; Bill of fares; Menu design; Restaurant management -- Prices; Dinners and dining; Restaurants; Cooking; Food service; Eating; Social life and customs
Format
Image/jp2
Original Medium
Paper;
DC Type
Text
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http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,0
Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
Rights
This material may be protected by copyright. Personal, including educational and academic, use of this material is without restriction but acknowledgement of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission from the University Libraries. For further information please contact Digital Collections: http://digital.library.unlv.edu/contact
Box Number
8
Folder Number
1
Digital Collection
Menus The Art of Dining
Original Collection

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katherine moore2012-09-10 @ 08:26 PM
i am doing a commemorative speech for college on the history of my grandfather who was a short order cook at the blue onion in las vegas in the 50's i would like a picture of the restraunt for my power point.. please reply soon it is due in a little over a week. his name was John William Moore Sr. he was also a member of the reserve police department before it merged into metro where he later became a Sgt. for metro. He had a nickname at the restaraunt after he became a cop, "The cop with the funny mustache at the blue onion" its a huge part of my speech.. i would love any pictures please!!
Steven Longmire2012-09-14 @ 08:13 PM
Katherine Moore, I am honored to meet you! I was just doing a test between Google and Bing and did a search for the Blue Onion, and I saw four days ago you put in this request. I hope I am not too late, but I remember your grandfather, very well! My father was Richard Longmire, the owner of the Blue Onion, I was born in 1957, but at an early age. I was always working in the kitchen peeling potatoes, my fondest memories was when I worked the soda fountain as a teenager, Fridays and Saturday nights. Triple parked with your grandfather, making sure nothing bad happened. I find this absolutely astounding, your request, and the timing factor, and the coincidence of me doing a search for the Blue Onion, something I have not done for many many years. I called this type of thing. "Bus Driver" activity, the bus driver meeting God/Jesus, and we are all just a long for the ride. I would like to meet you, and also introduce you to my mom who is still alive, of course we lost my father, unfortunately. My telephone number is 425-329-3408 or my Skype ID: anti-terror. Katherine, thank you so much for this request, I really look forward to talking about those times which are just like yesterday to me. All the best, ~Steve
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