Vintage Coon Chicken Inn Restaurant Plate For Sale
Rare vintage Coon Chicken Inn Restaurant Plate. This is an original. Compare with reproductions. Coon Chicken Inn opened in the 1930's in Salt lake City. Portland and Seattle followed. The restaurant featured a giant caricature on the front of the building. Protests shut down the the Northwest branches in 1949, but Utah hung on till 1957. The plate or saucer measures 5 1/2 ". There are interesting sites where you can get much more detailed and provocative glimpses into the owners, the customersand their hired help. More pics on request. Check out more of my growing list of items and thanks for looking.