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Fritz Finger / John F. Oertel Brewing Company photographs, ca. 1890-1960s

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Title

Fritz Finger / John F. Oertel Brewing Company photographs

Date

ca. 1890-1960s

Repository

University of Louisville Special CollectionsLouisville, Kentucky 40292 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Fritz Finger / John F. Oertel Brewing Company photographs, ca. 1890-1960s, Special Collections, University of Louisville, Louisville.

Extent

2 linear ft.

Scope and Content

Fritz Finger was the last brew master for the John F. Oertel Brewing Company, Louisville, which operated from 1892 to 1964. The collection consists of glass plate negatives, prints, including Cirkut panoramic prints, and 35mm slides showing the brewery, its bottling operations, and early use of trucks Oertel's had specially modified for deliveries. In addition to the documentation provided by photographs, the collection includes papers and ephemera which chronicle the company and the Finger family, including F. W. Finger, Fritz's father, who was also an Oertel's brew master.

Subjects

  • Business and Industry

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