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Charles Pfeifer, Deutsche Apotheke (German Apothecary) | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Charles Pfeifer, Deutsche Apotheke (German Apothecary)

Charles Pfeifer, Deutsche Apotheke (German Apothecary) | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Charles Pfeifer stands on the entrance steps to the drugstore with his wife Emma Pfeifer, who holds a baby. Other children and adults pose with them.
DESCRIPTION
Charles Pfeifer stands on the entrance steps to the drugstore with his wife Emma Pfeifer, who holds a baby. Other children and adults pose with them.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:5446
Creation Date: 1888
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Plymouth
County:Sheboygan
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:CF 634
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
They were the first couple in Wisconsin to be registered as pharmacists, with Emma (Beck) Pfeifer being granted the first certificate issued to a woman. Charles Pfeifer held many positions of importance in Plymouth, including being elected mayor in 1890 and 1892. In 1926 he contributed an original prescription counter and showcase as part of the pioneer drugstore exhibit at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Emma Pfeifer died in 1907 and Charles in 1939.
SUBJECTS
Business
Cities and towns
Germans
Men
Women
Youth
Drugstores
Storefronts

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