Sunday, May 8, 2016

Some Prices from 1941

From a menu back then that Ralph Jeffers had in his scrapbook.

Porterhouse and mushrooms:  $1
T-Bone--  60 cents

1/2  dozen oysters: fried, stewed or raw--  35 cents
crab salad--  50 cents

hamburger-- 15 cents
hamburger and cheese--  20 cents

strawberry shortcake with whipped cream--  20 cents
pies (per slice)--  10 cents, a la mode--  15 cents

Milk--  10 cents (second glass 5 cents)
milk shakes--  15 cents
malted milk--  15 cents
Coca Cola & other sodas--  10 cents (with meals, 5 cents)

I Could Afford to Eat at These Prices  --GreGen

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