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Image link:
/images/p168-774.jpg

ID:
p168-774

Folder:
Portraits

Subject(s):
Kon Tiki 1958-1978 (restaurant)
Crane, Joseph Stephen (1916-1985)
Motion picture actors and actresses
Restaurateurs

Title:
Kon Tiki Salt and Pepper Shakers

Description:
These salt and pepper shakers were designed by Crawfordsville native Joseph Stephen Crane (a.k.a. Joe Crane) for the Kon Tiki restaurants. The Kon Tiki chain of restaurants was located in Sheraton hotels across the United States and Canada from 1958 until 1978. Crane’s designs are based on tiki culture and the Polynesian theme of the restaurants. The bottoms of the shakers are marked "Designed by S. Crane." For another photograph of these shakers see p168-775. To see all of the Joseph Stephen Crane photographs owned by the library, select the "Crane, Joseph Stephen (1916-1985)" subject heading.

Coverage:
Crawfordsville (Ind.)

Type:
photograph

Format:
jpeg

Photographer:
Bill Helling

Collection:
CDPL Reference Department

Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




Image link:
/images/p168-775.jpg

ID:
p168-775

Folder:
Portraits

Subject(s):
Kon Tiki 1958-1978 (restaurant)
Crane, Joseph Stephen (1916-1985)
Motion picture actors and actresses
Restaurateurs

Title:
Kon Tiki Salt and Pepper Shakers

Description:
These salt and pepper shakers were designed by Crawfordsville native Joseph Stephen Crane (a.k.a. Joe Crane) for the Kon Tiki restaurants. The Kon Tiki chain of restaurants was located in Sheraton hotels across the United States and Canada from 1958 until 1978. Crane’s designs are based on tiki culture and the Polynesian theme of the restaurants. The bottoms of the shakers are marked "Designed by S. Crane." For another photograph of these shakers see p168-774. To see all of the Joseph Stephen Crane photographs owned by the library, select the "Crane, Joseph Stephen (1916-1985)" subject heading.

Coverage:
Crawfordsville (Ind.)

Type:
photograph

Format:
jpeg

Photographer:
Bill Helling

Collection:
CDPL Reference Department

Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




Image link:
/images/p168-776.jpg

ID:
p168-776

Folder:
Portraits

Subject(s):
Kon Tiki 1958-1978 (restaurant)
Crane, Joseph Stephen (1916-1985)
Motion picture actors and actresses
Restaurateurs

Title:
Kon Tiki Matchbook

Description:
A matchbook from the Kon Tiki restaurant owned by Joseph Stephen Crane (a.k.a. Joe Crane) in Cleveland, Ohio, is pictured. The Kon Tiki chain of restaurants was located in Sheraton hotels across the United States and Canada from 1958 until 1978. The inside of the unused matchbook reads, "In Cleveland Call 861-8000 for an exciting South Seas adventure in good dining, visit Kon-Tiki. Delight in authentic food and drink served in exotic Polynesian splendor. Created and supervised by Stephen Crane Associates for Sheraton Hotels." For a photograph showing the other side of the matchbook see p168-778. To see all of the Joseph Stephen Crane photographs owned by the library, select the "Crane, Joseph Stephen (1916-1985)" subject heading.

Coverage:
Cleveland (Ohio)

Type:
photograph

Format:
jpeg

Photographer:
Bill Helling

Collection:
CDPL Reference Department

Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




Image link:
/images/p168-778.jpg

ID:
p168-778

Folder:
Portraits

Subject(s):
Kon Tiki 1958-1978 (restaurant)
The Luau 1958-1978 (restaurant)
Crane, Joseph Stephen
Motion picture actors and actresses
Restaurateurs

Title:
Luau and Kon Tiki Matchbooks

Description:
Pictured, are two matchbooks: one from the Kon Tiki restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio (left), and one from the Luau restaurant in Beverly Hills, California (right). In operation from 1958 until 1978, the Kon Tiki and Luau were the most famous restaurants owned by Crawfordsville native Joseph Stephen Crane (a.k.a. Joe Crane). For pictures of the Kon Tiki and Luau matchbooks individually, see p168-776 and p168-777, respectively. To see all of the Joseph Stephen Crane photographs owned by the library, select the "Crane, Joseph Stephen (1916-1985)" subject heading.

Coverage:
Beverly Hills (Cal.)
Cleveland (Ohio)

Type:
photograph

Format:
jpeg

Photographer:
Bill Helling

Collection:
CDPL Reference Department

Rights:
Digital image (c) 2010 Crawfordsville District Public Library. All Rights Reserved.

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