Walter Plaenert, owner of Plaenert's Grocery, poses in front of his store at 1128 South Park Street. He is holding a sign for the South Side Picnic. The sign reads "June 14, Watch Cards Change, Board Compliments, Capital City Lumber Company." It also has a large question mark in the center. The store has merchandise in the windows and signs for "Kennedy's Creamery", "It's a Food, Schoep's, Home-ade Ice Cream", "Lake Shore Seeds", "Central Wisconsin Co-operative." On the right, vegetables in flats are for sale. On the left is a window with a workman in an apron peering out. His apron is advertising a lumber company. There is a building permit below Plaenert's window.
Image ID: 102732
Creation Date: 1931-06
Creator Name: Unknown
Collection Name: Potter, Colleen O'Dea: Photographs
Original Format Type: digital file
Original Format Number: 1201000626
Original Dimensions: 4521 X 2606 pixels
Loaned for scanning by Colleen O'Dea Potter.
Note on back of photo, "Walter Plaenert's Grocery, Park Street, Across from head of Olin Ave-Removed-Walter was 14th Ward Alderman for years". Walter was born in 1892 and died in 1985. A later image from 1931 (Image ID:19042) shows a new display window for Plaenert's Grocery Store that may be the window with the workman on the left.
Clothing and dress
Display of merchandise
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