Photo Feature From the Collection of Homer Barnwell
City Cafe, 1900s
TOP: Inside City Cafe, early 1900s. Photo from the collection
of Mr. Homer Barnwell of Jacksonville. The cafe was facing Pelham
adjacent to the building presently occupied by the Golden Dragon
and formerly home of Diamond Dave's. BOTTOM: The menu enlarged.
Hamburgers went for a nickle and shakes were five and ten cents.
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