On October 21, 1930, Wilfrid H. Barriere was issued Patent #1779082. Shown below is the first paragraph excerpted from the patent.
This invention relates to improvements in vehicles of the general type commonly designated as "night lunch-carts" or "diners". In such vehicles, provision is made for cooking and serving food in somewhat limited quarters.
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