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Picture Business Name Location Owner/Operator Dates of Operation Comments:
  Banse 611 Welsh St.   ? - 1916 - 1917 - ? Thanks to their ad in a Chester High annual, courtesy of Janet Andrews Moulder, Wilmington, DE
  Dr. Bloomfield       Thanks to
Irene Pharaoh Zdana
  Dr. Joseph Cabots 9th & Upland St.     Thanks to
Thomas McKniff, Sr.
  Gerber   Philip Gerber    
    2603 W. 3rd St. Dr. George Ozer - 1950 -  
  F.J. Reynolds 527 Welsh St.     Opticians / Optometrists

Thanks to Ralph L. Hall

  Dr. A. B. Rieman 6 W. 3rd St. Dr. A. B. Rieman   "I have a childhood recollection of times on West 3rd. St, living in a third floor apartment at #6. Remember the shooting at the hotel. Woke me up! Remember Stotters, the butcher shop on Market Street that later moved to 3rd. and all sorts of things. 

So going through my mother's things, what do I find????? A business card from the gentleman who owned the builiding at 6 West 3rd. St. And here is the info contained thereon:

Dr. A.B. Rieman
Optometrest (How it is spelled on the card)
"Examination of the Eyes"
Registered by Pennsylvania Board
of Optometrical Education,
Examination and Licensure
Six West Third Street
Chester, Pa.
Phone 2-6015"

Thanks to
Bob Felix
  Dr. Swartz 112 E 9th St.     Thanks to
Thomas McKniff, Sr.
  Dr. W. Nivin Wherry, Optometrist     ? - 1932 - ?  
 

 

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