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Keith A. Sculle

Born: 1941
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Sculle lives and works in the Springfield Illinois area.

Biography: Sculle is the former head of research and education at the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.


Primary Literary Genre(s): History; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Keith A. Sculle on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Fast food :
ISBN: 080186920X OCLC: 40269942

Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Md : 1999.

In Fast Food: Roadside Restaurants in the Automobile Age, John Jakle and Keith Sculle contemplate the origins, architecture, and commercial growth of wayside eateries in the United States over the past 100 years. This new volume examines the impact of the automobile on the restaurant business and offers a thorough account of roadside dining. Jakle and Sculle begin with America in the 1850s, when restaurants came into their own, and trace the evolution from coffee shops, main street cafes, and diners to drive-ins and drive-throughs. Focusing on the people who created and ran these enterprises, the authors recount the rise of early franchises such as White Castle and White Tower and the later dominance of large corporate chains such as Burger King, Hardee's, and - the giant of them all - McDonald's.--Jacket.

The motel in America
ISBN: 0801869188 OCLC: 49297144

Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Md. ; 2002.