(“Burger King – E. Colo. Spgs.” by Myron Wood, May 1972. Copyright Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 002-775.)

Woman wearing hair curlers leans on man wearing cowboy hat who is leaning on counter at Burger King. Menu is on wall behind counter, including “The Whopper”, “Yumbo” “Waler” and “Mini Whopper”. Waitress wearing uniform with apron and hat is in back.

Click HERE to browse the Pikes Peak Library District’s online photograph archive.

Click HERE for instructions on how to join our Flickr pool and add your own photos.

 

One Response to PPLD Historic Photo of the Day, 12/14/10: "Burger King – E. Colo. Spgs."

  1. tOkKa says:

    –>> ..you can see the little animated style “Burger King” on the upper right menu sign.

    At the time this photo was taken – the cartoon B.K. was on T.V. commercials for the restaurant aimed at kids.

    He still appears in-store on childrens’ promotions.

    ~ t

News

NPR
April 26, 2017 | NPR · Six years ago, China held 22 marathons; this year, more than 400 are scheduled. But it’s long-distance running with Chinese characteristics, and some twists including cigarettes and fruity soap.
 

Courtesy of Josef Brinckmann
April 26, 2017 | NPR · Long before it became a “superfood” in the U.S., schisandra was made into soups and jams and prized as a medicinal plant. Now the berry is at the center of a dramatic new approach to conservation.
 

Getty Images
April 26, 2017 | NPR · The Trump administration is set to unveil a set of guidelines on how the president wants to tackle a tax overhaul. It does a lot. But it doesn’t stand much of a chance, as is, in Congress.
 

Arts & Life

April 26, 2017 | NPR · Lucy Maud Montgomery — creator of Anne of Green Gables — seems like the perfect subject for a work of young adult fiction. But Melanie Fishbane’s Maud feels like a draft of a Montgomery story.
 

Courtesy of RR Auction
April 26, 2017 | NHPR · As a young journalist seven decades ago, John F. Kennedy witnessed a bombed-out Berlin and Adolf Hitler’s bunker. Bidding on his diary starts Wednesday and is expected to top $200,000 Wednesday.
 

Hulu
April 26, 2017 | NPR · The adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian 1985 novel is a horror show revealed in slow motion — and the true horror of its brutal, patriarchal future theocracy is how possible it seems today.
 

Music

WXPN
April 25, 2017 | WXPN · Get a look inside the studio as the South London artist performs the first four songs off her latest record, Let Them Eat Chaos, uninterrupted.
 

Getty Images
April 25, 2017 | NPR · On her 100th birthday, Tony Bennett, Cécile McLorin Salvant and others pay tribute to the woman whose voice and vivacity redefined the Great American Songbook.
 

AFP/Getty Images
April 25, 2017 | NPR · An annual report on the worldwide recording industry has some good news, especially when it comes to on-demand listening.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab