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The Harvey Girls
The Harvey Girls is the collective term given to those women who worked for the Fred Harvey chain of restaurants, hotels, and dining cars in the southwest. These businesses were established along the line of the AT&SF railroad, known as the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe. The line ran through Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and finally California. At first, meal service was very rudimentary along these lines, some trips which lasted for sev...