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Title The Cellar, Anckerson Candy Shop
Catalog Number P2010.65.10
Accession number 2010.65
Object Name Postcard, Photographic
Description Gelatin print on postcard of The Cellar, Anckerson Candy Shop.
Date circa 1928
People Anckersen, Alvin C.
Subjects Small Commercial Enterprises
Candy
Confectioneries
Interiors
Restaurants
Tables
Chairs
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Tiedje
Catalog date 2010-09-16
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Photographic Paper
Neg # 3195
Notes Interior view of "The Cellar" of the Anckerson Candy Shop. Booths, tables and chairs are visible and the walls and floors have been painted to resemble stones. The shop and restaurant were briefly owned and operated by Alvin C. Anckerson (also spelled Anckersen) from 1927 until 1929 and was located at 161A Main Street in Oshkosh.
Alvin C. Ankersen was born in Oshkosh June 7, 1900, the son of Danish immigrants, James C. and Bertha Elser Anckersen. He worked in his father's Wholesale Grocery business, Ankersen-Hansen, and from 1927 ran the Ankerson Candy shop, until they declared bankruptcy in 1929.
Orig/copy Original