S. S. President Harding Farewell Dinner Menu and Autographs of Passengers. Wednesday, August 24, 1932
Publisher: United States Lines
Date Published: 1932
Edition: Original edition
Book Id: 45294
4pp. Very slim octavo [23 cm] Pictorial wraps with a tassel string-tie binding. Good plus. The covers are mildly rubbed, soiled, and creased. There are prominent red stains on the verso of the front cover and on the opposite page (bleeding through a bit to the Autograph page).
Includes the American luxury liner's souvenir Farewell Dinner Menu for Wednesday, August 24, 1932. The menu has been signed by Captain A. M. Moore, Commander, U.S.N.R., along with a multitude of the passengers. The passengers' places of origin are often listed next to their signatures. Utah residents include Allan L. Hansen of Fairview, L. Ward Barker of North Ogden, and Laurence S. Olsen of Salt Lake City. Other passengers hail from Boston, New York, Maryland, California and Nevada. The menu features Cream of Chicken a la Reine, Dover Sole a la Colbert, Entre Cote a la Chatelaine, Noisette of Lamb, and Yellow Mushrooms au Beurre.