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Title Bon-Ton Menu
Catalog Number 2014.054.001
Object Name Document
Scope & Content Yellow menu from The Bon-Ton "Candy Shop", Larned, Kansas. Menu was made from an 8 1/2" x 11" piece of paper with the information typed on it and then photocopied. The menu is folded in half with the name and location on the front and the meum items listed inside with prices.

According to an unattributed newspaper article in the Trail Center archives The Bon-Ton Candy Shop, located at 513 Broadway, was established by E.T. Eggleston sometime before 1905. It passed through many hands during its lifetime, including George Pryor of Lyons, who purchased it in 1951. Pryor had worked at the Bon-Ton when he was 13 or 14 years old.

Collection Archives Collection
Search Terms The Bon-Ton Candy Shop
Subjects Business
Candy stores
Ice cream & ices