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This is a photo of Herman Richter in front of his H. B. Richter Furniture Store and undertaking business. It was located at 312 Missouri Street in Alma, Kansas. Richter lived in the stone house in what is today's Alma City Park (2009), and he was a prominent early businessman in Alma. Chairs and benches are displayed outside the store. The sidewalk is built of wooden planks. "Furniture" is the sign at the top of the store and "Coffins" is the sign down the upper left side of the store. "H. G. Richter." is below the furniture sign. The frame building burned on February 4, 1896.

Date: Between 1880 and 1890

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Item Number: 221095
Holding Institution: Wabaunsee County Historical Society

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