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Johnson Harness Shop and Smith Drugstore and Ice Cream Parlor

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1877. Main St., 2 blocks west of route X23
  • Johnson Harness Shop and Smith Drugstore and Ice Cream Parlor (David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim)

The designs of each of these tiny retail buildings utilize pressed metal; in fact the harness shop is sheathed in the material. The original fronts are basically intact.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Johnson Harness Shop and Smith Drugstore and Ice Cream Parlor", [Mount Union, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 134-134.

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