Dorchester Illustration 2183 Howard Johnson’s

Dorchester Illustration no. 2183

Howard Johnson’s advertisement from 1964.

Fresh off a destroyer … weeks since he’d seen his girl … the sailor borrowed a car from a buddy at the Boston Naval Shipyard and was enroute to Attleboro, Mass., to see her when trouble developed in a front wheel.  Pulling up sharply in front of the Howard Johnson’s Restaurant in Dorchester, Mass., he removed his wheel and discovered a broken bearing.  What now?


.. Ron Brodeur, who was a trainee at the Restaurant, took a break and helped remount the wheel.  For this he won the Howard Johnson’s Spotlight Award.


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