Object ID
Object Name
Object Entities
Mitchell, Lou (is related to)
Object Description
Black and white photograph of a man standing in front of Lou Mitchell's Restaurant. He is standing across the street, wearing a checkered suit with a white shirt and a dark colored tie and holding a cup of coffee in his right hand. There is a blurred car driving past, and Lou Mitchell's is also somewhat blurred. The man is wearing glasses.
Lou Mitchell's was founded in 1923. It is located by Union Station and at the beginning of Route 66. They are known for giving out donut holes and milk duds for people waiting in line.

The back of the photo reads "Former owner Lou Mitchell's Restaurant. Jackson Blvd. in Chicago.
Pictured: Lou Mitchell"
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Photograph, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5204. Accessed 03/01/24.