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White Knight Nickel Sandwich System

White Knight Nickel Sandwich System


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According to a small amount of information on the Internet, the White Knight Nickel Sandwich System/Shops were started in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1936, by husband and wife Allen David Strahm and Katherine Margaret Strahm.

From "Selling 'em by the Sack: White Castle and the Creation of American Food," by David Gerard Hogan, comes this description: "A later contender in the Wichita hamburger market was the Tulsa (Oklahoma)-based White Knight Nickel Sandwich. The White Knight restaurants had a round turret and the door in the middle of the building."

Date code for this piece is 1939.

 

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