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Register of the Silva (J.S.) & Bros. Grocery (Stockton, Calif.) Account Book, 1890-1896
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Description
In addition to retail transactions, the Silva's 1890s account book records commercial interactions with various local jobbers and wholesalers, including: Paul Brichetto (produce); Crown Mills (flour); the Dairymen's Union; John J. Kelly (drayage); Giuseppe Paravagna (produce); Ravenna & Co. (pasta); Stockton Savings & Loan Society; W.H. Snow (meats) and the E.B. Stowe Creamery.
Background
Joseph S. and Emilio Silva, Genovese immigrants, operated a grocery store at the corner of Main and East (now Wilson Way) streets in Stockton, Calif. between 1890 and 1925.
Restrictions
The library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claimants of literary property.
Availability
Collection is open for research by appointment only.