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Title Gottlieb A. Pueppke in front of the Imperial Sample Room
Catalog Number P2001.48.3
Accession number 1999.20
Object Name Postcard, Photographic
Description gelatin print on postcard of Gottlieb A. Pueppke in front of saloon.
Date 1908-1914
People Pueppke, Gottlieb A.
Subjects Storefronts
Oshkosh Streets
Main Street
Otter Avenue
Taverns (Inns)
Small Commercial Enterprises
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Gottlieb A. Pueppke
Catalog date 2001-12-08
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Notes Outdoor view of the front of the Imperial Sample Room at 72 Main St. Oshkosh. Located on the Noertheast corner of Main at Otter. Owner Gootlieb Pueppke is seen in the front door wearing white jacket and apron. Around the corner on Otter St. can be seen his Palm Garden Cafe at 5 Otter Avenue.
Gottlieb A. Pueppke was born in Oshkosh, WI on October 25, 1872. His parents, Gottlieb William Pueppke and Henrietta Pueppke immigrated from Germany in the 1860s. Gottlieb A. worked as a bartender before 1900; 1903-1914 owned and operated the Imperial Sample Room and Imperial Restaurant (later Palm Garden Restaurant) at 72 Main and 5 Otter; married Mollie Daniels March 4, 1903; daughter Gladys born c 1905; 1916 - 1919 partners with William in Pueppke Brother's Saloon at 30 Main; 1917 - 1919 member of Company D, Wisconsin State Guard; 1920 - 1932 owned Pueppke Brothers Soft Drinks (prohibition) & Restaurant at 28-30 Main; 1934 - 1945 operated Chief Oshkosh Tavern at 38 Main; died circa 1945.
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