The Fred Harvey Museum

Books We Recommend

Some of these books are available in the OERM book store. All are available on

Appetite For America

How visionary businessman Fred Harvey built a railroad hospitality empire that civilized the wild west.

Author - Stephen Fried / ISBN #978-0-553-80437-9

Fred Harvey - Creator of Western Hospitality 

Author - William Patrick Armstrong / ISBN #0-97025-950-6

Fred Harvey Houses of the Southwest

Author - Richard Melzer / ISBN #13 978-0-7385-5631-4

The Harvey Girls - Women Who Opened the West

Author - Lesley Poling-Kemps / ISBN #1-56924-926-1

Meals By Fred Harvey

Author - James David Henderson

The Harvey Girls - The Women Who Civilized the West

Author - Juddi Morris / ISBN #0-8027-7520-9

Mimbres To Mimbreno - a study of Santa Fe's famous china pattern

Author - Richard W. Luckin / ISBN #0-9626362-1-5

Harvey Girl

Author - Sheila Wood Foard / ISBN #0-89672-570-7 (fiction with truth)

Diary Of A Waitress - the not so glamorous life of a Harvey Girl

Author - Carolyn Meyer / ISBN #978-1-62091-652-0 (fiction with truth)

When Molly Was A Harvey Girl

Author - Frances M. Wood / ISBN #978-1-935279-51-8 (fiction with truth)