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Simpson, Bock & Co. Truck
Simpson, Bock & Co. Truck
TitleSimpson, Bock & Co. Truck
Grocery stores
Stores & shops
Window displays
Doors & doorways
DescriptionSimpson, Bock & Co. Truck parked at 203-205 S. Washington St. "Wholesale Produce, 201, 203, S. Wash. St." and an advertisement for oleomargarine that reads: "Distributors Purity Oleomargarine, 'The Purest Spread for Bread'" are painted on the truck. The cab and part of the bed have canvas sides that are rolled up. 203 S. Washington is the Simpson, Bock & Co. storefront with the name painted on the display window. 205 S. Washington is a storefront for "Campbell-Sammis Co. Wholesale Fruilts and Produce." A pile of bricks are on the sidewalk, and the display windows have awnings. Decorative columns are near the front door of both stores. (File Print - Not for Reproduction).
PublisherBradley University Library
Dateca. 1913
FormatGlass Negative
SourceGlass plate negative from Box #30 in the Peoria Historical Society Image Collection, Bradley University Library, Special Collections Center
RightsThis resource is provided for educational purposes only. Media is owned by the Peoria Historical Society or other persons/entities; images may not be downloaded, reproduced, or distributed in any format without written permission. Any attempts to download, copy in any manner, and/or circumvent the access controls placed on these files is a violation of United States and international copyright laws and is subject to criminal prosecution. For more information, contact the Special Collections Center of the Bradley University Library (309) 677-2822 or
CollectionPeoria Historical Society Image Collection (Bradley University)
IdentifierBox #30
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