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GLOBE LUNCH ROOM. The 1903 Dubuque County Rural Route Directory listed 560 Main Street.

In January 1904 the restaurant was forced to leave its location on Main Street, but customers were invited to come to "our other place," the Merchants' Lunch Room at 136 9th Street according to Otto Lagengren, manager. (1)



1. "Notice," Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, January 1 1904, p. 8