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WIENEKE-HOERR COMPANY. Manufacturer of canned goods. Established in 1885 in Dubuque, the company employed one hundred people. The firm advertised that in America especially their business profited from the interest "people were showing in providing themselves with the variety of goods packaged in such a manner (canning)."

The 1899-1900 Dubuque City Directory through 1903 Dubuque County Rural Route Directory listed 441 White.

In 1911 the company was located at 850 Jackson Street.

The 1916-1917 White's Dubuque County Directory and the 1918 Dubuque City Directory listed the address as 860 Jackson.

Undated photo. Library of Congress