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GROTTY AND KEENAN. This clothier was established on October 2, 1887 by D. J. Crotty and J. H. Keenan. In 1887 the company was reported to do $40,000 in sales annually. The business was located at 559 Main.



The Industries of Dubuque: Her Relations as a Trade Center, Dubuque: J. M. Elster and Company, Publishers, 1887, p. 57