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Restaurants -- Michigan -- Kalamazoo

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Berghoff Café Menu

 Item — Box 1
Identifier: RH-A-4267
Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of a menu card for Easter Dinner at the Berghoff Café in Kalamazoo, MI. This menu is from the Berghoff Café’s special Easter Dinner on April 19, 1908.

A raised illustration of white lilies is on the cover with a sonnet on the inside cover by the poet laureate of the Berghoff Hotel.

Dates: April 19, 1908

Shrank’s Tasty Food Shop Menus

Identifier: RH-A-4334
Scope and Contents This is a collection of three daily specials menus from Shrank’s Tasty Food Shop from circa 1935-1936. Founded by Roy A. Shrank (who also founded Shrank’s Cafeteria in Battle Creek in 1932) the restaurant was located at 111 Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo.These daily special menus advertise Shrank’s Supper Specials. The first special is given the heading “EXTRA SPECIAL SUPPER” and the other items are under the heading “SPECIAL PLATE.” An example of a special plate is:...
Dates: approximately 1935-1939

Southwest Michigan Restaurant Menus and Dining Guides

Identifier: RH-A-3364

The collection is filled with menus and dining guides from a variety of restaurants predominately from the Kalamazoo and Battle Creek areas although there are a very few from the other ten counties covered by the WMU Regional History Collections.

Dates: 1977-present