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Note: When requesting a menu
from the Rare Books Division,
please include the date and
call number on the call slip.

Call Number: 1903-0000

Date: 01/31/1903
Additional Date Information:

Event: Annual Dinner
Sponsored by: THE GRIDIRON CLUB OF WASHINGTON, D.C.
at: The Arlington
City: Washington
State: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (DC)

Type of Occasion: COMPLIMENTARY/TESTIMONIAL
Type of Venue: HOTEL
Type of Organization:

Physical Description: 3" by 3"; 12 squares held together with a white ribbon in the top center; each card represents a month.
Notes: Front (January) reads, "This is a Cannibal Feast, We broil with our fish, bird, and beast, a guest with each course, without pang of remorse, and the scorch will not scar in the least." Each month has day listings, an illustration (Feb is J.P. Morgan) and a short poem. No actual menu of food items is listed.
Language: ENGLISH
Keywords: Gridiron Club, caricature, political
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