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A. J. MEHLIN

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A. J. MEHLIN. The 1878-79 Dubuque City Directory indicated that this business was located at 1078 Main.

The 1884-1885 and 1886-87 Dubuque City Directory gave the southeast corner of 7th and Locust as the address.

The 1890-91 Dubuque City Directory listed 1030 Main as a confectionery and caterer.

Mehlin was known locally for his creations of local sites in miniature. In March, 1876 he displayed a miniature of the German Theological Seminary in his store window. (1)


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Source:

1. "Caught on the Fly," Dubuque Herald, March 12, 1876, p. 4. Online: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=uh8FjILnQOkC&dat=18760312&printsec=frontpage&hl=en