Item 1986.337.13 - Coombs & Stewart Dry Goods Store

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Coombs & Stewart Dry Goods Store

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CA DHM 337-1986.337.13

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  • 1881 (Creation)

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5" x 7" (b/w)

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Donated to the Daly House Museum by the Manitoba Museum in 1986.

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Photograph of Coombs & Stewart, the first store built in Brandon June 12, 1881 facing Pacific Avenue and the southeast corner of 6th Street. Pictured is a group of seven men and one boy standing in front of the building.

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Historical Background: Brandon's first merchant's, Coombs & Stewart, established their business in 1881 at the southeast corner of 6th Street and Pacific Avenue. In 1882 William Muir (1859-1946) began working for Coombs & Stewart. The store later moved to the J.W. McDonalds location at the northeast corner of 9th and Rosser.

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