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Charles Eugene Monroe's first business venture: a jewelry store in the old YMCA building Southbridge Massachusetts

Charles Eugene Monroe's first business venture: a jewelry store in the old YMCA building Southbridge Massachusetts

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Title:
Charles Eugene Monroe's first business venture: a jewelry store in the old YMCA building Southbridge Massachusetts
Description:
Exterior view of the jewelry store of Charles E. Monroe, later optometrist. The store was located at the Old YMCA building on the south side of Main Street in Southbridge. There are two store operating from this view of the premises. The jewelry business is on the right side of the image. There are retractable awnings with scalloped edges on the only the jewelry window. There are many cases of jewelry in the window display. The entrance has double doors and bisects the building with a single granite step. There are two ornamental columns, one on each side and the display windows on either edge of the picture. The building has a brick facade. The YMCA building, located at the corner of Elm and Main streets was razed in 1971.
Date:
1890
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Location:
Jacob Edwards Library
Collection (local):
Barbara Monroe Paglierani Family Archive
Subjects:
Retail store--Jeweler
Optometry--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Optometrists--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Eyeglasses--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Southbridge (Mass.)
Monroe, Charles Eugene, 1868-1931
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Southbridge
Extent:
1 photograph
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Notes:
Barbara Monroe Paglierani
Barcode:
38136000330041