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Annie Whelen Jensen scrapbook
Scope and Contents
This scrapbook contains correspondence, clippings, photographs, and greeting cards, compiled by Annie Laurie Whelen Jensen. The scrapbook relates to Mrs. Jensen's time as proprieter of the Tailgate cafe in Chicago.
- Jensen, Annie Whelen (Person)
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This item is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Annie Laurie Whelen Jensen was born August 21, 1910, in Farmington, Missouri. She worked as a waitress and a comedy wrestler before opening the Tailgate cafe in Chicago. After selling the cafe she and her husband moved to San Francisco. She died on October 14, 1954.
1 item(s) (A scrapbook compiled by Annie Whelen Jensen (Tailgate Annie))
This collections consists of one scrapbook created by Annie Whelen Jensen who owned a truck stop cafe in Chicago the 1930s and 1940s.
The material is arranged as it was originally compiled by Mrs. Jensen. Individual pages have been placed in mylar sleeves.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
This item was transferred from the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. It was originally donated to the Teamsters by Barbara L. Vondruska, Annie Jensens's niece.
- Annie Whelen Jensen scrapbook, 1938-1954
- Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
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- Finding aid written in English