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M.J. Hoven's Meat Market | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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M.J. Hoven's Meat Market

M.J. Hoven's Meat Market | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Matthew J. Hoven with hands on hips standing in front of M.J. Hoven's Meat Market. A sign on the building reads: "Oyster Depot; Wholesale & Retail". There is a rack on the right front window on which meats were hung for shoppers to inspect.  The Hoven building is at the corner of North Hamilton and East Mifflin Streets, which is now occupied by the Blue Marlin restaurant.
DESCRIPTION
Matthew J. Hoven with hands on hips standing in front of M.J. Hoven's Meat Market. A sign on the building reads: "Oyster Depot; Wholesale & Retail". There is a rack on the right front window on which meats were hung for shoppers to inspect. The Hoven building is at the corner of North Hamilton and East Mifflin Streets, which is now occupied by the Blue Marlin restaurant.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11037
Creation Date:circa 1899
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Park, Dorothy : Photographic and film collection, circa 1900-circa 1955
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 4905
Original Dimensions:6.25 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Hoven was a three-term Democratic mayor of Madison (1897-1898, 1899-1900, and 1900-1901). Hoven was the first German and Catholic to be elected mayor of Madison.
SUBJECTS
Outdoor photography
Women
Dresses
Cities and towns
Storefronts
Meat industry

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