The Evolution of the American DinerMain MenuThe Original Lunch WagonsWhere the American Diner found its audience and purpose.T. H. Buckley- Come Get Your American DreamFinding success in a new business.The Transition from Horse-Drawn to StationaryWhy Lunch Wagons found themselves abandoning the horse.The Classic American EntrepreneurshipThe appeal of owning a lunch wagon to working-class Americans.The Masters of the Booming Lunch Car IndustryAppealing to the customersThe effort to appeal to a wider customer base.Decline of the American DinerCultural Relics of the Twenty-First CenturyMedia GalleryMedia Used and Collected in the Making of this ProjectCreditsSources Used in ResearchCassidy Nemickcf80a2fbfbf26cc0303a79834a26a4cb79a11a9b
Not all car hops wore roller skates. Though it was a popular addition to car hop uniforms, and now remains as a symbolic trait of the car hops of the past.
12016-11-26T19:14:32-08:00Cassidy Nemickcf80a2fbfbf26cc0303a79834a26a4cb79a11a9bBetty Whittington working as a Car Hop1Betty Whittington, car-hop, serves motorists stopping at Prince's Drive-in spot in 1945. Houston, TX. From the National Archives 111-SC box 692 329520. Photo can be accessed at https://flic.kr/p/5a5WHimedia/2728240035_a340fe7907_b.jpgplain2016-11-26T19:14:32-08:00Cassidy Nemickcf80a2fbfbf26cc0303a79834a26a4cb79a11a9b