Photograph, Glass Plate, Digital
1915 Approximate
New Richland Lunch Counter. Digital scan of glass plate photo. Description: two male clerks and a woman clerk stand behind a marble counter in a grocery store-lunch counter scene. Canned food items line shelves in the background; glass cookie jars sit on the counter. A young man wearing a hat and a white shirt leans on the counter in the foreground beside counter height stools.
A collection of glass plate images were found in the old New Richland Faust Theater and given to the New Richland Area Historical Society; these images were projected to theater audiences in the 1930s and 1940s; the images were scanned into the Waseca County Historical Society Collection as well as the state of Minnesota Reflections collection in 2011 and 2012. Also can be see on compact disk 27.20 or 28.20 in M.11-Drawer B.5-Folder 62.