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C VOWINKEL & CO.
Pittsburgh, PA.
1879-1886
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"Speciality, Pure Rye Whiskeys and California Wines". 1882: "Littell's Old Stand".

Business name timeline:
C Vowinkel & A Bivenour (1879), C Vowinkel & Co. (1880-1886)

Address timeline:
27 Wood St. (1879), 237 Liberty (1880-1881), 182 Smithfield (1883), new 634 Smithfield (1884-1886)

Business category timeline (abbreviations decoded below):
W


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



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1880

Appearance in directories:
1879, 1880, 1881, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886

Directories consulted:
1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1889, 1890, 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

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

Major street name renumbering in 1884 and again 1896, again in 1899 (Ohio Ave). Washington became Warrington in 1910. Just liquor dealer pages until 1899, except in 1874, 1878, 1880. 1875, 1887 are missing. 1877 and 1878 pages are identical, so one is missing. 1886, 1891, is partial listing. 1901 - started showing phone exchanges and numbers for all. 1907. No Distillers, Liquors begins with "Bigley". 1909, 1912, no distillers.

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