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Delivery Vans
Date:
Circa 1910
Creator:
N/A
Collection #:
1994.0107-I01
Process/Size:
Gelatin Silver Print/3.5" x 5.5"

Description:
Two delivery vans in front of a store in Wilkinsburg, one motorized, the other horse-drawn.

Notes:
Samuel B. Charters was born on April 28, 1857 to Samuel and Elizabeth Charters. He eventually became important in the Pittsburgh retail grocery business. His main headquarters was at 214 Grant Street. By 1910 Charters had ten branch stores located in and around Pittsburgh.

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