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Interior and exterior views of the Hungry Valentine Diner in Memphis, Texas. The building was originally located in Estelline, Texas, where it had been part of a motor court. It was purchased and moved to Memphis, Texas, where it was restored by Ron and David Walker. Valentine Diners were manufactured in Wichita, Kansas. They were constructed as eight-to-ten-seat diners that one or two people could operate. In an industry where nearly all major diner manufacturers were on the East Coast, the Kansas company managed to ship its pre-fabricated structures across the country. Valentines could be found along major highways to attract travelers, in industrial areas to attract workers, and in small towns where they might be one of the only restaurants available.

Date: Between 2000 and 2008

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Item Number: 218852
Call Number: 2010-099.01
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 218852

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