They were the waitresses employed by the Harvey House chain of eating establishments that dotted the routes of the newly built railroads, especially the Santa Fe Railway. The young women had to be "of good character" and were subject to strict rules with regard to dress and deportment. Read
When Molly Was a Harvey Girl
to learn more and enjoy a rollicking good read filled with the atmosphere, action and romance of the Old West! A great choice for Women's History Month ... and anytime!
A CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People and Bank Street Best Books of the Year selection!