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Title B+W photo of William Kirchgessner with the United Decorating Co. Chevrolet delivery truck, Hoboken, 1962.
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2001.231.0013
Collection The George & Dolores Kirchgessner Collection
Credit Gift of George & Dolores Kirchgessner; United Decorating Company
Description Black-and-white photo of William Kirchgessner with the United Decorating Co. Chevrolet delivery truck, Hoboken, 1962. Laser print copy, 7-3/8" x 10-3/8" wide image on 8-1/2" x 11" sheet. Photographer is not indicated. Reverse has a modern identification and date provided by George Kirchgessner.

The view is west. The truck with signage on it is parked on the east side of Washington Street in front of the store at 421 Washington St. On the west side of the street is Baron's Drugs at 416, Ferminello's Wine and Liquors at 418 and the Singer [sewing machines] store at 420.

Kirchgessner was a member of the family that had operated the company from its founding in 1899 by Robert Kirchgessner.

Photographer n/a
Place Hoboken
Date 1962
Year Range from 1962.0
Year Range to 1962.0
People Kirchgessner, William
Search Terms United Decorating Company
421 Washington St.
Baron's Drugstore
416 Washington St.
418 Washington St.
420 Washington St.
Ferminello's Wine & Liquors
Orig/copy Copy
Caption William Kirchgessner with United Decorating Co. truck
Imagefile 009\20012310013.TIF
Classification Buildings
Exteriors
Business & Commerce
Signs
Trucks
Men