Don't Like Service You Can Stay Out Women Are Told

Title

Don't Like Service You Can Stay Out Women Are Told

Subject

Horn and Hardart's Restaurant; segregation--Philadelphia; segregation--restaurants;

Description

This newspaper article describes two separate cases in which Horn and Hardart's restaurant denied African American women service at their Philadelphia location. The general manager, Mr. Kane, placed the blame on the waitresses citing that their personal feelings are not representative of their company's policy. It should be noted Mr. Kane did nothing to rectify the situation.

Creator

Philadelphia Tribune

Source

Philadelphia Tribune

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

May 24, 1924

Contributor

Suzanne Irvin, Dan Harlow

Rights

Used by permission of the Philadelphia Tribune Company, Inc. All rights reserved. The Philadelphia Tribune, with 130 years of continuous publication, is the oldest newspaper in the United States serving the African-American community.

Format

PDF

Type

Text

Original Format

Newspaper

Files

Horn Hardart article.jpeg


Citation

Philadelphia Tribune, “Don't Like Service You Can Stay Out Women Are Told,” Goin' North, accessed May 21, 2024, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/150.