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Grand Rapids in 1856

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G.B. Russo Market

G.B. Russo Market

1920 ca

Giovanni Battista Russo (G.B.) stands next to a display case, probably refrigerated, his wife Jennie wearing a long skirt typical of the time stands farther back in the store, and a customer, wearing an overcoat and hat stands reading a newspaper. The store has a wooden floor and lighting fixtures hang from a tin ceiling. Other types of display shelves can be seen around the store.


Full Details

TitleG.B. Russo Market
Date1920 ca
FormatPhotograph reproduction

The address of Russo's Market prior to the changes of street numbers in 1912 was  494 S. Division; in 1912 the address became 748 S. Division.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids MI
CollectionRusso Family

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