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SCHWARTZ & MANSBACH
Philadelphia, PA.
1875-1918
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See also Strauss, Schwartz & Co. at 16 Walnut in 1908.

In 1875, the two owners are Isaac Mansbach and Marks Schwartz.
By 1886, Samuel Strauss has been added to the partnership but Mansbach drops out to set up on his own by 1897 and the business changes its name to Schwartz, Strauss & Co. A Letterhead dated 12-6-1917 shows the owners as Marks Schwartz, Samuel Strauss and Leon S. Schwartz.

The company used the brand names:
"Black Ostrich", "Clyde Run", "Gaiety Club", and "Nectar."

Business name timeline:
Schwartz & Mansbach (1875-1885), Schwartz, Mansbach & Co. (1886-1896), Schwartz, Strauss & Co. (1897-1918)

Address timeline:
431 Race (1875-1877), 336 N 3 rd (1878-1886, 1890, 1891), 326 N 3 rd ab Market (1885), 116 Walnut (1891-1918), 11 Granite (1897, 1902, 1917)

Business category timeline (abbreviations decoded below):
W


Years that company appeared in directories
Years directories were consulted
Philadelphia directory notes



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Appearance in directories:
1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918

Directories consulted:
1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918

Philadelphia directory notes:
V= Wine & Liquor (Wholesale), V-R = Wine & Liquor (Retail), W = Whiskey (Wholesale), L = Liquors (Wholesale) D = Distiller, DA = distiller's agent


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