Friday, January 12, 2018
Harvey ran advertisements in newspapers along the East Coast and Midwest seeking single, young women with 'good moral character' and a host of other attributes to hire at Harvey Houses.
'Wanted: Young women 18 to 30 years of age, of good moral character, attractive and intelligent, to waitress in Harvey Eating Houses on the Santa Fe in the West. Wages, $17.50 per month with room and board. Liberal tips customary. Experience not necessary. Write Fred Harvey, Union Depot, Kansas City, Missouri,' the ads read at the time.
I find stories like this interesting now. I am becoming my father.