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[Quiett & Roice, Drugstore, 2411 Sixth Avenue, Tacoma]

Black and white photographic image of the Quiett & Roice Drugstore, owned by druggists Edward A. Roice and George W. Quiett, at 2411 Sixth Avenue, on the northeast corner of Sixth Avenue and Prospect Street, in the Whites Block building, Tacoma, Pierce County, WA, 1893. Roice and his wife are posing in front of the store's large window. Four men stand in the drugstore's doorway. Adjacent to the drugstore in image right is a storefront sign for the Independent Order of Good Templars: I.O.G.T. Victory Temple. Three boys stand in front. The grocery store of Noah D. Pollom is also in the Whites Block near image right edge. Pollom is one of 4 men standing behind barrels in front of the store, and 2 brooms are beside them. Mr. and Mrs. Pollom lived in the second floor corner of the building after their marriage. A bicycle with larger front wheel stands at the side of the building in image left. A typed paper attached to image reverse describes the scene, and lists future drug stores operated by Roice. Mrs. Pollom is identifed as standing beside her husband in the image, but she is not visible.


Creation Date: 1893

Catalog ID: 1964.107.1

Call Number: Photo A 1964.107.1

Object Types: print, photographic

Dimensions: image height 7 in . image width 9.25 in . overall height 9.25 in . overall width 11 in

Related Subjects: Pierce County Tacoma, WA Whites Block Quiett & Roice George W. Quiett Edward A. Roice drugstore pharmacist Noah D. Pollom grocer grocery Mrs. Edward A. Roice Mrs. Noah D. Pollom bicycle boy child woman broom barrel Independent Order of Good Templars Sixth Avenue (Tacoma) Prospect Street Tacoma street