"If you were a somebody in the '60s and '70s, you probably flashed a Diners Club card when picking up the check. You may not see too many people paying with the card today, but it holds an important place in history; it helped launch the massive credit card industry we have today."
1961 Anna Maria Alberghetti points to oversized Diners' Club card being held by the Copacabana's director Jules Podell (left) and Diners' Club chairman of the board Ralph Schneider. Larger images display only at the Library of Congress. rights may be restricted - NYWT collection.