Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: The Louis Bergdoll Brewing Co.
Date Published: ND
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
QUITE SCARE PHOTO RELATING TO AN EARLY PHILADELPHIA BREWERY
Large albumen photo. ND. Card: 16-7/8 x 14 inches Photo: 13-3/8 x 10-1/4 inches. The Louis Bergdoll Brewing Co. Protiwiner Lager Beer 29th & Parrish Street, Philadelphia. Group of men outside large building with a couple holding beers. Men are not identified however considered employees and management of the company. Card with bottom corer missing and tear. Photo is faded otherwise good condition. Any photo of the The Louis Bergdoll Brewing Co. seems to be quite scarce.
The Louis Bergdoll Brewing Co. Philadelphia albumen photo Louis J. Bergdoll started his brewery business in 1849 at 508 Vine Street, Philadelphia, and briefly operated as Bergdoll and Schemm. From 1856 until Charles Psotta's death in 1876, the firm was known as Bergdoll and Psotta. In 1856 the firm built new quarters on 28th and 29th Streets near Fairmount Park and the Schuylkill River. In 1881 the firm was incorporated as City Park Brewery. Louis Bergdoff died in 1894, but the firm continued to operate as a brewery until Prohibition in 1920, and then for a single year after the repeal of Prohibition, in 1934. Louis Bergdoll Brewing Co. opened in 1933 and closed in 1934 it was open for 1 year. The Louis Bergdoll name was associated with the brewing industry in Pennsylvania for approximately 70 years
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