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Carl Peterson

Carl Peterson

Hite Photo - 1960s

Carl Peterson, wearing a dark suit and tie, stands near a rose bush at the corner of a house. The photograph has been mounted as a promotional piece of advertising for the Hite Film Service.


Full Details

TitleCarl Peterson
CreatorHite Photo
FormatPhotograph, 2 X 2 in.

Title by cataloger. The Hite Photo Service was a Michigan company that did developing work for retail customers of stores such as K-Mart and Farmer Jacks. The company was the first photo developer in the metro-Detroit area to offer overnight color processing as well as double prints via their "bonus photo," at one time servicing 800 dealer locations. Begun in the family basement by patriarch Howard Hite in 1924.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids
CollectionM. Kwiek

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