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Sweet's Food Shop

Date: August 28 1931
Description: Exterior view of Sweet's Food Shop, located at 354 West Main Street.
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Christian Frautschi Furniture Store

Date: 1895
Description: Members of the Frautschi family pose at the Christian Frautschi Furniture Store. From left to right are Alice, Irving, Christian and Arthur Frautschi.
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East Main Street on the Capitol Square

Date: 1935
Description: A view of East Main Street on the Capitol Square, showing the Capitol City Bank building, Feltman-Curme Shoes, and J.C. Penney Company.
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Chimney Sweep

Date: October 05 1931
Description: Portrait of George Stahl, chimney sweep, with a pipe in his mouth, and wearing a tall hat and carrying a bag and a rope around his shoulder. He is standing...
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Frautschi Furniture Store

Date: May 15 1934
Description: Exterior view of the Frautschi Furniture Store, located at 213-221 King Street.
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Felix's Bakery

Date: September 26 1928
Description: Night view of pastries in the display window at Felix's Bakery, owned by Felix Odehnal, at 715 University Avenue.
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Valentine Flower Window Display

Date: February 12 1941
Description: Valentine floral display window at University Floral Company, 747 University Avenue. Owned by Dea McVicar and his son Angus McVicar.
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Universal Grocery Company Storefront

Date: October 13 1927
Description: Storefront of the Universal Grocery Company at 20 W. Mifflin Street, with window displays. On the left is a portion of The Hub, 22 W. Mifflin Street, a sto...
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The Hub Clothing Store

Date: April 19 1932
Description: Exterior of the Hub clothing store, located at 22-24 West Mifflin Street. A sign reads: "Society Brand Clothes and Florsheim Shoes." Second floor windows h...
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Nancee Hat Shop

Date: September 07 1935
Description: Exterior night view of the Nancee Hat Shop at 7 South Pinckney Street featuring hats, purses and an Art Deco entrance.
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Hill's Department Store

Date: August 13 1957
Description: Exterior night view night of Hill's Department Store window, 202 State Street, displaying twelve ladies' "fashion tailored" long sleeve shirts. Advertised...
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Pabst Malt Extract

Date: 1903
Description: Eye catching Eagle Drugstore window display for Pabst Malt Extract, "The Best Tonic". An advertisement for this product stated that it was "the greatest to...
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Hollister's Pharmacy

Date: 1910
Description: Exterior view of A.H. Hollister's Pharmacy, which was located at 3 North Pinckney Street. The man with the long beard (far left), is Albert H. Hollister (1...
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Exterior of Kelly's Prescription Shop

Date: March 02 1947
Description: Exterior view of Kelly's Prescription Shop. A small display about cancer is in the display window on the left; a sign welcoming guests is on the right.
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Madison Oriental Rug Company

Date: November 20 1927
Description: Oriental rug business owned by Solomon Gulessarian at 319 State Street. The Palace Barber Shop is next door on the right.
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State Street and the Capitol Theatre

Date: August 16 1932
Description: Pedestrians (in motion) are walking down State Street towards the Capitol building, near the Capitol Theatre marquee, RKO sign, the YWCA, Oettings Restaura...
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Kroger Grocery Store

Date: September 29 1932
Description: Kroger Complete Food Market, 3-5 North Pinckney Street, with black vitrolite front, chromium trim, and a modernistic Art Deco sign in chromium-plate letter...
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East Main Street Businesses

Date: May 04 1934
Description: View of East Main Street businesses: Burdick & Murray Co. at 15-17-19 East Main Street, Feltman and Curme, Tailors, 21 East Main Street, Uphoffs Coffee Sho...
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Olson & Veerhusen

Date: May 22 1934
Description: Exterior of the Olson and Veerhusen men's store and tailoring shop located at 7-9 North Pinckney Street.
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Simpson's Clothing Store

Date: June 11 1934
Description: Simpson's women's clothing store, with Art Deco sign, located at 23-25 Pinckney Street on the Capitol Square.

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