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Schweitzer's Grocery Store, Cavalier, N.D.
Schweitzer's Grocery Store, Cavalier, N.D.
TitleSchweitzer's Grocery Store, Cavalier, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1905-1910
DescriptionInterior view of store that sells food. There is a man standing behind a counter with a cash register and scales to measure weight. The back wall is full of shelves and drawers that contain canned goods stacked in pyramids, and goods in small boxes and bottles. There are signs at the top of the wall that say, "Cash the master, credit the slave. Home maple syrup is pure. Small profits make friends. Bengal brand is extra choice. Where we buy or sell, Cash Talks. Pay as you go BUY where you lie, Schweitzers satisfaction baking powder, Cheese… as the Best. Baked beans, table peaches Bengal brand, Bengal apricots, Pineapple home brand, Salmon Bengal brand, Salmon , Laundry Starch all kinds, none better, tomatoes, sugar corn, peas, Home backed beans, Bengal white cherries, Bengal peaches, home pineapple, Bengal brand plums, home brand salmon, and home brand soups. Other signs on the shelves or counter say, "2 in 1 shoe polish, Nut Meats, Lanpher caps, Bengal Brand, Schepp's, Minute Tapioca, and One pound Tea." Canned goods say, "Peas, White cherries, tomato soup, ox tail soup, chicken soup, Salmon, Stork Salmon, oyster, baking …"
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Stores & shops
Canned foods
Cash registers
Weights & measures
Grocery stores
LocationCavalier (N.D.)
Pembina County (N.D.)
Item NumberPCHS5022
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original19 x 24 cm.
Transcription"about 1905-06, about 1910, Jes (arrow pointing to man in photograph)"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
"Mrs. O. Myers"--Handwritten on back of photograph. "8.26.1"--Printed on back of photograph.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
This photograph is probably of the Schweitzer Grocery Store in Cavalier, N.D. based on information on a similar picture.
Bibliographic ReferenceInformation underneath similar picture on page 10 of: Cavalier, Voices from the Past & Present. Published by the Northeaster North Dakota Heritage Association in June 2000.
Repository InstitutionPembina County Historical Society
Repository CollectionPembina County Pioneer Daughters Collection
Credit LinePembina County Historical Society Photograph Collection (PCHS5022)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Pembina County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationPembina County Historical Society
Address: 13572 Hwy 5
Cavalier, N.D. 58220
Phone number: 701-265-4941 or 701-265-4691
Email address:
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmPCHS5022
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