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“Harvey Girls” Dee Clark, left, and Martha Johnsen. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

Las Vegas Harvey Girls part of the ‘renaissance’

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LAS VEGAS, N.M. – Who knew the famous Harvey Girls, those “respectable young women” in black uniforms and white-starched pinafores who served the tourists eating at Harvey House restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway throughout the West during the first half of the last century, were spawned in Raton, New Mexico?

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