Leading Manufacturers and Merchants of the City of Cleveland and Environs; A Half Century's Progress, 1836-1886 Including the Representative Houses of the City of Akron

Leading Manufacturers and Merchants of the City of Cleveland and Environs; A Half Century's Progress, 1836-1886 Including the Representative Houses of the City of Akron

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...and foreign production, rings, lockets, scarf and shawl pins, earrings, clocks, silverware, optical goods, etc. These goods are offered at the lowest possible prices, and particular j attention is paid to repairing watches, clocks, and jewelry, competent and skilled workmen being employed in this department. Mr. Lewis has established a high reputation for square dealing and reliable manner in which he fills all orders. A. S. Houk, Optician, etc., No. 100 Public Square.--Among the best and most successful opticians in this city is Mr. A. S. Houk, of No. 100 Public square, where he occupies a spacious store, with a frontage of twenty feet and a depth of sixty feet, fully stocked with all the well-known and approved grades of spectacles and glasses in every style of mounting and of all numbers, which his long service and consequent skill allow him to adapt to a nicety to any eyes. In addition to the above Mr. Houk also engages in watchmaking, which of itself requires the highest mechanical skill, and his success speaks volumes for his ability. Mr. Houk is a native of Cleveland, has been established in business since 1861, and at his present address over fifteen years, and in both business and social circles has won high esteem. Mrs. Louis Boas, Forest City French Cleaning and Dyeing Establishment, No. 5 Eagle Street.--A branch of industrial activity of greatand growing importance is that of dyeing and cleaning, and in Cleveland the representative and leading concern of the kind is the widely and favorably known Forest City French cleaning and dyeing establishment, controlled by Mrs. Louis Boas. This house, which was founded eighteen years ago, has held the best class of the trade from the start, and there is no similar establishment so well equipped...show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123653056X
  • 9781236530561