Creator

Date Original

1940s

Description

This color Dextone postcard shows the Ole King Cole restaurant, Arkansas's oldest drive-in restaurant, in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Biographical/Historical Note

Arkansas's oldest drive-in restaurant and one of the best known restaurants lining the lower part of Broadway/Highway 67 south, the Ole King Cole Restaurant sat at the corner of Fifth and Broadway. From its beginnings in the 1920s, Ole King Cole offered curb service and was said to have served some of the best hot fudge sundaes in town.

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OLE KING COLE RESTAURANT LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS
OLE KING COLE, Arkansas's oldest drive-in Restaurant.
20 years of service of quality foods and drinks. Located
in the heart of downtown Little Rock on the Broadway of
America.Phone 8682.
Ektachrome by J. Taylor
Dextone Post Card
Address
Made Direct from Kodachrome
By Dexter Press, Pearl River, N. Y.

Physical Description

Color postcard, 5.5" x 3.5"

Keywords

Postcards; Restaurants

Contributor

J. Taylor (Ektachrome).

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

ASA postcard collection, G5026.1

Resource Type

Image

Collection

ASA postcard collection

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Ole King Cole Restaurant, ASA postcard collection, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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