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Clifton House, 1855
Niagara Falls, Canada
(oldest menu in CIA collection)

Clifton House menu

Kurhaus Ems, 1884
Bad Ems, Germany
(bound volume of 147 menus)

Kurhaus Ems menus

Carlton Hotel, 1909
London, England
(signed by A. Escoffier)

Carlton Hotel menu

New York World's Fair, 1939/1940

Casino of Nations menu

New York World's Fair, 1964/1965

Main Street USA menu


Hotel Pennsylvania, 1934
New York, New York
(great cover, after repeal of Prohibition)

Hotel Pennsylvania menu

Berkeley Hotel, 1924
London, England
(New Year's Eve menu)

The Berkeley menu

Queen of Bermuda, 1934
(great cover with silver highlights)

Queen of Bermuda menu


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