Little America Dining Area, Wyoming

This image captures a very interesting cultural moment in the 1960s. The furniture, the table settings, the presence of ashtrays on every table. People dressed well, men in dress shirts and women in dresses. In the right background, an elderly woman plays the organ live for the patrons.

Natural Color by Mike Roberts, Berkeley 2, Calif.

The description states:

Holding’s

LITTLE AMERICA

LITTLE AMERICA, WYOMING

America’s New Travel Center, 300-Capacity Coffee Shop and Dining Room, 150 Air Conditioned Motor Lodge Rooms, Fountain, Cocktail Lounge, Deluxe Rest Rooms.

World’s Largest Service Station – 55 Pumps, Garage, Giant Paved Parking Areas, Famous Coast to Coast.

“QUEEN OF THE HIGHWAYS”

— One could easily go to coffee shops in many places in the country and see very similar settings during this time.

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