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WHITE BEAR TYPEWRITER EXCHANGE. Established in 1906, White Bear, "Your Authorized Olympia Dealer," sold supplies such as ribbons and serviced typewriters.

The 1937 Dubuque Consurvey Directory through 1945 Dubuque City Directory listed 1081 Main.

The 1948 Dubuque Classified Business Directory through 1993 Dubuque City Directory listed 1072 Main. It became known as simply White Bear Typewriter.

In 2012 the address for the company was 1022 Iris Court.



Chronology '79, Telegraph Herald, p. 5