Dearborn Street | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Dearborn Street

Dearborn Street | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
An elevated view of Dearborn Street businesses, showing trucks and horse-drawn wagons parked in front of a row of mainly four-story brick warehouse buildings. There are pedestrians on the street and sidewalks. A rooftop sign advertises the Steele-Wedeles Company, a wholesale grocery distributor located at 312-322 North Dearborn Street. The firm was in business from 1862 to 1953. A sign on the front of another building advertises "Forbidden Fruit, 'Frutta Proibita,' Wine Grape Juice."
DESCRIPTION
An elevated view of Dearborn Street businesses, showing trucks and horse-drawn wagons parked in front of a row of mainly four-story brick warehouse buildings. There are pedestrians on the street and sidewalks. A rooftop sign advertises the Steele-Wedeles Company, a wholesale grocery distributor located at 312-322 North Dearborn Street. The firm was in business from 1862 to 1953. A sign on the front of another building advertises "Forbidden Fruit, 'Frutta Proibita,' Wine Grape Juice."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:129031
Creation Date:circa 1918
Creator Name:Middleton, Forest, 1892-1990
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:Middleton, Clara, 1852-1910 : Middleton family photographs, circa 1892-circa 1920
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6407.8.3
Original Dimensions:2.5 x 1.5 inches
SUBJECTS
Horses
Brickwork
Commercial buildings
Food industry and trade
Cities and towns
Sidewalks
Warehouses
Outdoor photography
Delivery of goods
Signs and signboards
Horse-drawn vehicles
Pedestrians
Streets
Trucks

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