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Title
Lion & Sons Company Furniture Store
Creator
Gordon, John C. (photographer)
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1935
Contributing Institution
San José State University, Special Collections and Archives
Collection
John C. Gordon Photographic Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Lion & Sons furniture store located at Second and San Fernando Streets in San Jose. Signs read: "L. Lion & Sons Co., Incorporated. Established 1856;" "Lion's;" "Carpets;" "Furniture;" "Draperies." A car is parked at the curb in front of the store. Pedestrians walk by.
"Founded in 1856 by Lazard Lion, the company moved to this new building at the corner of Second and San Fernando Streets in 1908. Though L. Lion went out of business in 1967, the structure still remains, with the first floor occupied by the Gordon Biersch Brew Pub." From: Bob Johnson. "San Jose," Arcadia Publishing. p. 20. (http://books.google.com/books?id=azqvDO8PnasC&lpg=PA20&dq=lion%20and%20sons%20san%20jose&pg=PA20#v=onepage&q=lion%20and%20sons%20san%20jose&f=false)
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
8 x 10 in.
Extent
8 x 10 in.
Identifier
http://digitalcollections.sjlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/gordon/id/1615
Language
English
Subject
Stores & shops
Furniture stores
Automobiles
People
Place
San Jose
California
Source
John C. Gordon Photograph Collection
Relation
Series I, Box 2, Folder: Business interiors--Lion & Sons

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