Meet Beefy and Berry Weltschmerz

The back of this postcard says

Thick juicy prime rib, aged steaks, and surprisingly enough, a variety of fresh seafoods. Open at 5:00 PM. NEED WE SAY MORE!

Moving from Beefy on to his friend Berry we have

There is nothing written on the back of this postcard. But a quick look at Knott’s Berry Farm on wiki tells us that

In the 1920s, Walter Knott and his family sold berries, berry plants and pies from a roadside stand beside State Route 39, near the small town of Buena Park.[1] In the 1930s, Walter Knott was introduced to a new berry which had been cultivated by Rudolph Boysen. The plant was a combination of the red raspberry, blackberry, and loganberry. Walter planted a few plants he had received on a visit to Boysen’s farm, and later started to sell them at their roadside stand.[1] When people asked him what they were called he said “boysenberries”. In 1934, to make ends meet, Knott’s wife Cordelia (1890–1974) reluctantly began serving fried chicken dinners on their wedding china.


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