Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Schmidt's Cigar Store & Lunch Room

image number:

P0032614

description:

According to the envelope that this negative was stored in and a letter from the subject's daughter, Paul Jording is the person sitting at the table. He drove a truck for a transfer company for 27 years, and died eleven days after this photograph was taken.

The envelope also mentions that Wayne Hughes was the manager of Schmidt's thus, he may be the person behind the counter.

The Vincennes City Directory for 1974 has an entry that reads: "Schmidt, Albert F. Restauant (Wayne T. Hughes and Albert F. Schmidt)..."

The sign at upper right reads: "Do not Spit on the Floor".

date taken:

1975 November

film code:

Kodak Safety Film - Kodak Tri X Pan Film

photographer studio:

Repp, David

donor image number:

6407.34

accession number:

2011/039

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Jording, Paul

personal name:

Hughes, Wayne

corporate name:

Schmidt's Cigar Store & Lunch Room

corporate name:

KOOL

topic:

Cigars

topic:

Smoking

topic:

Playing cards

topic:

Card games

topic:

Restaurants

city:

Vincennes

state:

Indiana

other place name:

Main Street (414)

series:

Buildings & Grounds

subseries:

Schmidt's Cigar Store & Lunch Room