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James & Kirstine Andersen Hansen

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Description Gelatin print on a grey-embossed colored cardstock of James & Kirstine Andersen Hansen.
Year Range from 1904
Year range to 1914
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Emulsion
Notes Portrait of James & Kristine Andersen Hansen. A half view image of the Hansen's later in life, Mrs. Hansen wears a bodice with fine stripes with black velvet diagonal striping at the chest and shoulders, a fine lace collar is also visible. Mr. Hansen wears a dark suit a fine shirt with a dark bowtie, he also has a 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 Pensacola, Florida on May 7, 1936.
Object ID P2001.10.3
Object Name cabinet card
People Hansen, James
Hansen, Kirstine Andersen
Print size H=6 1/2 W=4 1/4 in
Subjects Victorian
Group Photographs
Couples
Immigrants
Grocers
Restaurant workers
Livery Stable
Title James & Kirstine Andersen Hansen
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