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ADAM BAUM & SONS
Philadelphia, PA.
1862-1918
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Est. 1862.
PO&N: Est in 1862 by Adam Baum (born in Germany but lived in the US since 1860). In 1890, Isidor & Nathan Baum joined the firm (both Philadelphia-born) and it became known as "Adam Baum & Son". Business is a 5 story structure 22 x 90 feet.

Baum was also briefly in business with Levi Strouse at (1870) at 122 Walnut and 17 Granite. Strouse later continued on his own.

The company used the brand names:
"Adam Baum & Sons", "Baumore", "Royal Club", "The Bull Wild Cherry Bitters", "White Seal", and "Windsor Rye."

Business name timeline:
Adam Baum (1870-1886, 1894), Adam Baum & Son (1890, 1893), Adam Baum & Co., (1903-1904), Adam Baum & Sons (1891-1918)

Address timeline:
309 N Front (1870), 117 Vine (1871-1874), 337 N Front (1875-1877), 470 N 5 th (1878-1885), 241 N 4 th (1886), 223 N 3 rd (1890-1908), 117 N 3 rd (1910-1912), 311 N 3 rd (1915-1918)

Business category timeline (abbreviations decoded below):
W I (1870) D R (1917-1918)


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



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1896

1896

Appearance in directories:
1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 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, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 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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