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Gridiron Club 60th Anniversary Menu

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Menu from the sixtieth anniversary dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a half-length cartoon view (by Clifford K. Berryman?) of club president Lyle C. Wilson holding a gavel and shaking hands with another man (Ben: Perley Poore) whose speech bubble reads, "Congratulations, Lyle, you're holding to the good old traditions and going like Sixty." The years "1885" and "1945" with the gridiron emblems flank the two figures.
DESCRIPTION
Menu from the sixtieth anniversary dinner of the Gridiron Club, with a half-length cartoon view (by Clifford K. Berryman?) of club president Lyle C. Wilson holding a gavel and shaking hands with another man (Ben: Perley Poore) whose speech bubble reads, "Congratulations, Lyle, you're holding to the good old traditions and going like Sixty." The years "1885" and "1945" with the gridiron emblems flank the two figures.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:107095
Creation Date:December 15 1945
Creator Name:Adams, Byron S.
City:Washington
County:
State:District of Columbia
Collection Name:Gridiron Club souvenir menus, 1945-1950
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:manuscript
Original Format Number:PH 4730 (5)
Original Dimensions:7 x 19 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The Gridiron Club is an invitation-only organization of members of the press who cover Washington politics. Father and son political cartoonists Clifford K. Berryman and James Thomas (Jim) Berryman were both members. See other Gridiron Club images by searching in Wisconsin Historical Images.
SUBJECTS
Suits (Clothing)
Food service
Ephemera
Dinners and dining
Handshaking
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
Beards
Men
Moustache
Hotels
Restaurants
Signs and symbols
Journalists
Caricatures and cartoons
Clubs
Neckties

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