Friday, March 27, 2015

page 163 -- Hardenbergh & Co., L.D. Fleming & Co., McKeon & Todd

updated 9 February 2016
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"Our store is easily reached from all parts of the city
by horse-cars and elevated railroad."
sample ad as seen in Brooklyn Life, v.3,
(1891), a Google e-book digitized 23 Oct 2014
hardcover copy is available at
the New York Public Library
Here's a description of the Hardenbergh & Co. carpet business from The Civil, Political, Professional and Ecclesiastical History cited below (p.1374):



Via archive.org a snapshot of the confectionary business during the time L.D. Fleming & Co. was operating on Fulton St. emerges:

originally from:



McKeon & Todd are also listed in the above reference (History of the County of Kings) as "merchant tailors:"





The McKeon & Todd cards above are examples of the steel engraving printing process. Farmer, Livermore & Co. of Providence RI were one of the best-known firms employing this process in the northeastern U.S. during the closing years of the 19th century.

From the following Google Books source we can learn some details about Farmer, Livermore & Co.:



The obituary of Frank Davenport Livermore appeared in the following Google Book resource:







Help! If you have any information on this business, please comment or email me. Thanks!


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