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Title
Clifton's Cafeteria of the Golden Rule, interior
Alternative Title
Security Pacific National Bank Photo Collection
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Clifford Clinton, founder of the Clifton's chain, opened L.A.'s first cafeteria, The Cafeteria of the Golden Rule, on Olive Street. In 1939, Cafeteria of the Golden Rule was transformed into the Pacific Seas and redecorated in the Polynesian motif shown here. The restaurant closed in 1960 and was later razed.
Interior view of the Clifton's, located at 618 South Olive St. A few diners are seen at tables and the cafeteria's tropical theme is recognizable with all of the palm trees and the nautical stained glass window in the background. Photo taken before the drastic 1939 remodeling.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00063827
Security Pacific National Bank Collection
L.A.-Restaurants-Clifton's Cafeteria.
CARL0000067704
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/108499
Subject
Clinton's Restaurants Inc. (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cafeterias--California--Los Angeles
Restaurants--California--Los Angeles
Lost architecture--California--Los Angeles
Source
Williams, Dino.

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