Field Name Field Value
Photo Identifier 00000036
Title Old Corner, Gorman's Liquors, Gorman's Harness-Making, Reid's Carriage Trimming, 1875
Description Men and children pose in front of stores along Ward Avenue. Ward Avenue (later Estudillo Avenue)between Haywards Road (later East 14th Street) and Watkins (later Washington Avenue). On the southwest corner of Ward and Haywards was The Old Corner, Liquors Wholesale and Retail, established sometime in the 1860s by John Gorman. Next door to Gorman's Saloon was William W. Reid's Harness-Making and Carriage Trimming Shop. David Ury is the man in the apron. Nearby are his small sons. Henry John Raveks is driving "Jimmie" Murphy's vegetable wagon. (Information from "A San Leandro Centennial Album", p. 30).
Year 1875
GPS Latitude 37.72497232107623
GPS Longitude -122.157075460159
Contributor Galvan, Andy
Old-style map grid reference D825
Period date ca. 1875
Subject | Stores and shops -- California -- San Leandro 1870-1880 | Old Corner, Liquors Wholesale and Retail | Reid's Harness-Making and Carriage Trimming | Bars (Drinking establishments) -- California -- San Leandro 1870-1880 | Ward Avenue (Estudillo Avenue) | Gorman, John | Reid, William W. | Ury, David | Raveks, Henry John |
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