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James Hansen

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Description Albumen print on plain colored cardstock of James Hansen.
Year Range from 1890
Year range to 1900
Medium Photographic Emulsion/Cardstock
Notes Bust view image of James Hansen (1849-1936). James is photographed in a dark suit. He has thining hair and a very long and full beard. James was born on June 9, 1849, he married Kirstine Anderson Hansen on June 14, 1873, they had five children, all of whom died in infancy except one son, Charles who was born on July 2, 1878 and died at the age of ten on August 1, 1888. James was a Oshkosh business man with interests in the grocery and restaurant trade. He along with Chris Pedersen (or Petersen, both spellings are found in the city directories) ran a coffee, restaurant & billiard room by the name of Pedersen & Hansen at 46 Main St. from 1889-1898. He also ran a grocery at 28 Main St. from about 1884-1898. In 1900 he was a dealer of horses and wagons from his residence at 94 Bay St.. 1903-1904 he along with William Chase operated the firm of Hansen & Chase Livery and Stables from 147-149 7th St.. He was last listed as a horse contractor in 1908. James died in Pensaola, Florida on May 7, 1936.
Object ID P2001.10.1
Object Name cabinet card
People Hansen, James
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size H=6 1/2 W=4 1/4 in
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
Restaurant workers
Restaurants
Grocers
Livery Stable
Immigrants
Title James Hansen
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