Fischer's Dairy Truck | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Fischer's Dairy Truck

Fischer's Dairy Truck | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
A man wearing a long white coat and holding a bottle of milk is standing near the back of an International truck owned by Fischer's Dairy. The truck is parked in the street in a residential area, and the text on its side reads: "Otto F. Fischer; The Premier Dairy; 'Nature's Most Perfect Food', and 350 Northumberland Ave."
DESCRIPTION
A man wearing a long white coat and holding a bottle of milk is standing near the back of an International truck owned by Fischer's Dairy. The truck is parked in the street in a residential area, and the text on its side reads: "Otto F. Fischer; The Premier Dairy; 'Nature's Most Perfect Food', and 350 Northumberland Ave."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:65205
Creation Date: 10 03 1934
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:Buffalo
County:
State:New York
Collection Name:Photo albums, circa 1899-1965
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 7Z, Album 381, Pg.31
Original Dimensions:9 x 7 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The following information and photo location were provided by a descendant of the Fischer family. This picture is one of the trucks of Otto Frederick Fischer, who owned the dairy at 350 Northumberland Avenue, Buffalo, New York. Otto Fischer and his wife Carolyn (nee Reimers) had the dairy on their property in Buffalo. The dairy opened in 1921, and after Otto's death in 1958, was run by Otto’s son Carl Otto Fischer Sr. until 1970, where it merged with the Sterling Amherst Dairy in Amherst, New York. Sterling Amherst became a property of Upstate Milk Cooperative. Carl Fischer was a co-owner of the dairy after the death of his father Otto Fischer in 1958.
SUBJECTS
Plants
Trees
Work clothes
Architecture, Domestic
Dwellings
Yards
Dairy products industry
Milk trade
Cities and towns
Neighborhoods
Men
Outdoor photography
Delivery of goods
Signs and symbols
Trucks

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