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CATHOLIC PRINTING COMPANY. Publishing company. Founded on June 1, 1871, the Catholic Printing Company was established to publish a Catholic weekly in the German language. The LUXEMBURGER GAZETTE whose motto was "In The Service of the Church--For Truth and Right" was issued on August 4, 1871.

On January 7, 1875, the company issued the IOWA. The first edition of the KATHOLISCHER WESTEN was printed by the company on January 5, 1892. CATHOLIC TRIBUNE (THE) was first published on January 19, 1899.

The 1899-1900 Dubuque City Directory listed 291 6th.

The 1909 Dubuque City Directory gave the company address as 297 6th.

The 1916-1917 White's Dubuque County Directory and 1918 Dubuque City Directory listed 295 6th.

The 1923 Dubuque City Directory listed 111 W. 6th.

The 1929 Dubuque City Directory listed 111 W. 6th.