1905 Vintage Menus

Vintage menus for 1905 in the GG Archives collection represent the souvenir breakfast, luncheon, dinner, daily, private party, special occasion, and specialty menus provided to the passengers during their voyage.

Many of these souvenir menus have disappeared over the years. Our collection contains a sampling of menus initially produced and printed by the steamship lines. They are often used to illustrate family history books for immigrants from this time. The menus are organized in date order.

1905-05-26 SS Pretoria Dinner Menu

Front Cover, SS Pretoria Dinner Bill of Fare - 26 May 1905

Date: Friday, 26 May 1905

Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line

Featured Entrée: Striped Bass à la Meunière

Featured Dessert: Mixed Ice Cream

Includes: Concert Program

1905-07-04 SS Caledonia Independence Day Dinner Menu

Menu Card - Dinner Bill of Fare SS Caledonia 4 July 1905

Date: Fourth of July, 1905

Steamship Line: Anchor Steamship Line

Featured Entrée: Mutton Cutlets à la Deplomate

Featured Dessert: Pudding à la Republic

1905-07-24 SS Moltke Luncheon Menu

Cover, SS Moltke Luncheon Bill of Fare - 24 July 1905

Date: 24 July 1905

Steamship Line: Hamburg America Line

Featured Entrée: Salmy of Ducklings With Olives

Featured Dessert: Lemon Cream Tartlets

1905-11-25 SS Minneapolis Dinner Menu Card

SS Minneapolis Dinner Bill of Fare Card - 25 November 1905

Date: 25 November 1905

Steamship Line: Atlantic Transport Line

Featured Entrée: Roast Prime Ribs of Beef

Featured Dessert: Empress Pudding

 

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