Kewpee Lunch

    • My favorite hamburger place in Racine.
Another view of the exterior

Another view of the exterior

 

Kewpee exterior

Kewpee exterior

 

Kewpee burger

Kewpee burger

 

Kewpee stools and counter

Kewpee stools and counter

 

Kewpee in 1940 phone book

Kewpee in 1940 phone book

 

Kewpee in 1954 phone book

Kewpee in 1954 phone book

 

Kewpee burger and a Coke

Kewpee burger and a Coke

 

Receipt

Receipt

 

Kewpees pic from Carole Bleck

Kewpees pic from Carole Bleck

 

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Kewpee, 1930s

Kewpee, 1930s


Owners of the Kewpee from 1957 to 1963, Allen (Spec) and Emily Durkee. Spec was actually an original employee when the Kewpee first opened in 1926. He bought the Kewpee from the estate of Walter Block who owned it from 1930 to 1957 when he died. Spec died in December of 1963 and his wife asked her brother, Richard Kristopeit, to manage it for her.

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