By Susie Kelly Flatau, Mark Dean
It is a publication of memories-the background of small-town Texas written in counter tops and chrome stools. Susie Kelly Flatau has interviewed the proprietors of many fantastic previous eating places and bars and has woven a desirable net of reports approximately those fast-disappearing areas. Mark Dean's lovely black-and-white photographs seize the heat and personality of those loved landmarks and are absolute to convey again fond reminiscences for somebody who has ever sat at a counter and ordered a hamburger and a chocolate soda or chilly beer.
Read Online or Download Counter Culture Texas PDF
Similar south books
The time period ''Holocaust survivors'' is frequently linked to Jewish groups in ny urban or alongside Florida's Gold Coast. normally, stories of America's Holocaust survivors, in either person and cultural histories, have taken with areas the place humans fleeing from Nazi atrocities congregated in huge numbers for convenience and neighborhood following global warfare II.
Discusses the 9th planet, the way it was once named, and the data astronomers have collected approximately it.
The South African and Vietnam Wars provoked dramatically various reactions in Australians, from pro-British jingoism at the eve of Federation, to the anti-war protest routine of the Sixties. against this, the letters and diaries of Australian squaddies written whereas at the South African and Vietnam battlefields demonstrate that their reactions to the conflict they have been combating have been unusually not like these at the domestic fronts from which they got here.
Additional info for Counter Culture Texas
I checked my watch. M. As I stepped out of the car, a cat sauntered toward the building's front porch where a resting German shepherd lazily lifted its head. He twitched one of his dog ears my way then obviously decided I was OK and went back to sleep. Lofty pine trees towered over the large wooden building. Their fallen pine cones crunched underfoot as I approached the porch where a man talked on a pay phone. Inside Henry's Hideout my footfalls echoed up from the wood floors in syncopation to rock-and-roll music playing on a jukebox.
The counter was built at that time, but Gregory was quick to explain that it had been covered with this new wooden countertop when a local musical celebrity used the grill and counter in one of his films. The family has chosen to leave the remodeled counter in place as a conversation piece. Georgy went on to explain that in 1941 Joe added the back room and put in a pool table, slot machines (which have long been taken out), and dining tables for the busloads of World War II soldiers who were stationed at Camp Swift in Bastrop.
During Henry's fifty-five-year ownership, he was absent from the business for Page 14 Page 15 only a few years while he served in World War II. In his absence his father ran the Hideout to keep the business going. She added that another member of the Phillips family who has been part of this venture is Henry's nephew. Billy. One of the customers added that Henry, who died in 1992, was loved by everyone and is still considered to be one of the most charitable men who ever lived around these parts.