|The picture shows a view of the (2) Old Knott's Berry Farm Restaurant Advertising Souvenir Booklets in this lot. These booklets are not dated but they are from the early 1950s. The smaller one has a place on the back for a two cent postage stamp as well as ''TO'' and ''FROM'' areas for addresses so that it could be mailed to a friend like a post card. It was never mailed or addressed.|
The first booklet is a sounenir booklet from Knott's Berry Farm and Ghost Town. There are (34) pages filled with pictures and information frm all over the park and all of it's (1950s) attractions. There are color and black & white images of the exhibits, shows, stores, restaurants, farm, and the people who all made it happen. There are interior and exteior photographs from all over the farm and Ghost Town. There are captions for all of the photos as well as additional information inside. There is far too much inside to mention or list here, but you will be pleased with the amount of information there is in this brochure type booklet.
The second booklet is from the Chicken Dinner Restaurant. On the cover is an exterior image of the restaurant, berries, and berry fields. Inside there is much information and many pictures. There is a chronological history of the Knott's Berry Farm from 1920 to Today (early 1950s). There is are messages from Cordelia Knott, Walter Knott. There is information about the Preserving Kitchen, a picture of Main Street in Ghost Town a schedule for The Horse Show, and an image of the arena. There are menu pages with prices, Record Days at Knotts Berry Farm including Dinners Served, Pies Made, and Biscuits Used as well as Dinners Served In One Year. These go from 1937 to 1950. There are images of The Trail to Ghost Town, Ghost Town with Blacksmith Shop and Livery Stable, The Jail, The Market, Virginia's Gift Shop, The Covered Wagon, Marion and Toni's Sport Shop, and The Little Chapel By The Lake. There is a map and directions inside as well. On the back cover there are colorful interior photos of The Steakhouse Indian Room and the General Merchandise Store in Ghost Town.
To judge the sizes the larger booklet measures about 8-5/8'' x 11''. The smaller one is in mint condition. The larger one is excellent with overall light wrinkling and light soiling on the cover from handling.