Paducah, Kentucky 1952
Disneyland’s “The Frito House” menu in Frontierland, 1955
Milkshakes, 1953 Image by © Genevieve Naylor
"In the 1950s, milkshakes were called "frappes", "velvet’s,” “frosted drinks”, or “cabinets” in different parts of the US. A specialty style of milkshake, the “concrete” was …a milk shake so thick that the server hands it out the order window upside down, demonstrating that not a drop will drip.”
Britling on the Highlands Cafeteria,
One Day’s Menu, 1952
A student of Cornell University’s “College of Home Economics” learns, as “Cook for the week”, how to plan, buy, prepare and of course, budget the food for the other girls in the class.