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  • Collection: Businesses

1949 Bank at Derby 1917 Museum.jpg
The Farmers and Merchants State Bank was opened in 1907 and in this building 1916-1955.


Left side of postcard:

Jan. 26 - 17

Dear Grace and David,

Rec’d your letter this morning

We are all O.K. I have got a touch of sick…

1400 First Bank 1900s slide unknown Museum - Copy.jpg
Dr. H. C. Tucker built this building to house his drug store and the Bank of Derby. The Farmers and Merchants Bank was located in this building from 1907 - 1916.

564 Davidson and Case 1908 Museum.jpg
The Davidson and Case Lumber Company was located on Baltimore. This building later became the Trading Post.

69 Hardware Store 1900s Tony Gonzalez.jpg
In November 1889 T. D. Wardell moved his hardware business across the street into the ground floor of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I. O. O. F.) hall.

Caption on slide was "Wardell Hardware Store, founded in 1888, sold to R. M. Long in…

53170038 - 1405 Simonsen Blacksmith Shop early 1894 slide Aug 1969 Museum.jpg                      (The Daily Reporter September 29, 1967).jpg
One of Derby’s early blacksmith shops was located on Washington Street just east of the railroad tracks. The shop was owned by A. C. Simonsen and his son, Max C.
Shown standing from the left are A. C., his daughter Sedona, and son Max C. In the…
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