Avery's Grocery Store, 1901

Avery's Grocery Store, 1901

Accession Number: 1981.2.1.10-PER
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Photograph of a group of eleven men and children on the boardwalk in front of Avery's Grocery Store with two women in the window on the second floor. Signs on the door read: "Avery's Grocer. Avery sells the Gilt Edge *****, Avery sells White House Mocha and Java Coffee." Signs inside read: "Eggs 75c per dozen," "Fancy Sardines only 25c," and "Extra *****, $1.00 each."

Caption: Leading Grocers, South Dawson

Dawson of To-day. Leading Business Firms Recommended to the Public. 1901. Limited edition photographic album containing 33 original contact printed photographs of carious Dawson businesses of 1901. The mounted photographs are captioned with short typeset paper inserts giving business location and other valuable details. Because of a dismantled binding, the exact sequence as well as the original total number of photographs cannot be ascertained without comparison to an intact portfolio.