Sundae Best: A History of Soda Fountains

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Popular Press, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 232 pages
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This is the first comprehensive, documented history of the soda fountain. For one hundred fifty years, this popular institution was a community social center, both in big cities and small towns.
    The evolution of the soda fountain reflected momentous developments in American history— urbanization, the temperance movement and Prohibition, the Great Depression, technical progress, the decline of Main Street, and the rise of car culture and growth of suburbia. The fountain’s evolution was also closely tied to trends in retailing, food service, lifestyles, and the decorative arts.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
From Treatment to Treat
21
The National Drink
43
Liquor or Lemonade?
67
Meet Me at the Fountain
101
Make It Quick
123
Bursting Bubbles
143
The Real Scoop
157
Celluloid Soda Fountains
179
Notes
189
Selected Bibliography
213
Photographs
219
Index
229
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