Grabbing a Bite: Fast Food at Mid-Century with Elizabeth Stewart Clark
May 30, 2023 7pm EST
Long hours, commutes, work schedules that just don’t leave time to get groceries or cook at home… what’s a hungry 19th Century citizen to do? Contrary to romantic thought, the mid-century is a fast-paced, increasingly-demanding world putting tremendous pressure on the average person to get it all done, including keeping body and soul together with a quick meal. Take a tour of the options open to the mainstream in both urban and rural areas, exploring street vendors, small purveyors, ready-made & take-away foods that are the fast food of the era!