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WATTERS AND DENNIS CRACKER FACTORY

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WATTERS AND DENNIS CRACKER FACTORY. Owned and operated by Thomas Watters and W. S. Dennis, who also owned WATTERS AND DENNIS, the cracker factory had the capacity of converting twenty-five barrels of flour daily into crackers.

In 1887 the company at 20-22 Eighth Street between Bluff and Locust employed fifteen workers.

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Source:

The Industries of Dubuque: Her Relations as a Trade Center, Dubuque: J. M. Elster and Company, Publishers, 1887, p. 72