The Harvey girls the women who civilized the West by Juddi Morris

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Published by Walker and Co. in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Southwest, New

Subjects:

  • Fred Harvey (Firm) -- History,
  • Waitresses -- Southwest, New -- History,
  • Restaurants -- Southwest, New -- History,
  • Southwest, New -- History -- 1848-,
  • Southwest, New -- Social life and customs

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [93]-95) and index.

Book details

StatementJuddi Morris.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF786 .M866 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p. :
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1079480M
ISBN 100802783023, 0802783031
LC Control Number94002815

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He knew how to make an incredible amount of money and allow his employees to build a life too/5. The Harvey Girls. Novel about the Harvey Girls, waitresses for the nation-wide chain of Fred Harvey Restaurants in the 19th century, which fed pioneers and travelers alike. This book is the basis for the MGM musical starring Judy Garland and Angela Lansbury/5.

While this is a novel, the Harvey Girls were an important part of the settlement of the West. Fred Harvey recruited young women from the east to staff his railroad diners and hotels. He sought women of "good character and willing to work hard."5/5(4).

The book is well researched, and Morris makes excellent use of comments gleaned from interviews with former Harvey Girls. The narrative is lively, conversational, and spiced with wry humor that will interest even reluctant readers. It includes descriptions of railroad towns in the unsettled West, /5(10).

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It's a fascinating glimpse into what their lives were like, living to exacting standards on the rough edge of the West.4/5. Fred Harvey and his Harvey Girls were aptly named the "Civilizer's of the West." Great book for following the Girls and the Historic Harvey Company and the Santa Fe Railroad push through the Southwest.

Really an enjoyable history read/5(74). The prototypical early uniform consisted of a long black dress (no more than 8 inches above the floor) overlaid with a starched white apron, black opaque stockings and black shoes.

This 19th-century image was popularized in a namesake movie, The Harvey Girls, starring Judy Garland. Directed by George Sidney. With Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, John Hodiak, Angela Lansbury. On a train trip West to become a mail-order bride, Susan Bradley (Judy Garland) meets a cheery crew of young women travelling out to open a "Harvey /10(K).

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The Harvey Girls: Women Who Opened the West, first released inhas since been reprinted more than a dozen times, and is now published in trade paperback by Da Capo Press, Cambridge. The book is considered the definitive work about the Harvey Girls and the Santa Fe Railway, and is quoted and referenced extensively in both academic and trade publications.

From the s to the s, the Harvey Girls went west to work in Fred Harvey's restaurants along the Santa Fe railway. At a time when there were "no ladies west of Dodge City and no women west of Albuquerque," they came as waitresses, but many stayed and settled, founding the struggling cattle and mining towns that dotted the region.

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