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A. DRANGER AND COMPANY. Opened in 1876 at 484 Main, the clothing store advertised ready made clothing, 'gents' furnishing goods, hats and caps at prices then current in New York. These prices were said to be lower than any before offered in Dubuque. Following the PANIC OF 1873, the store also advertised that "all change made in silver."



"Caught on the Fly," The Daily Herald, May 7, 1876, p. 4