Frank Wilson, king clothier store, Greenville, N.C.


Title
Frank Wilson, king clothier store, Greenville, N.C.
Description
Black and white photo postcard of the Frank Wilson, king clothier store in Greenville, North Carolina, with four men posing in the doorway. Date approximated. In 1899, Frank Wilson (1866–1945) opened a men's clothing business at 4th and Evans Streets, where he became known as the "King Clothier."
Date
1904-1918
Original Format
postcards
Extent
13cm x 8cm
Local Identifier
0275-b1-fd-i177
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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Comments

Sherry Moore, Winterville NC Mar 15 2009

In 1916 Frank Wilson purchased the store building located at 401 Evans Street. It specialized in men's clothing and he was known at "The King Clothier". This business remained in continuous operation until his death on Aug. 3, 1945. *Info found in Pitt County Chronicles Vol. 1

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