Henry Wieneke owned Fink’s Cigar Store. Is that my kin leaning on the wooden Indian?
Fink’s Cigar Store next to the University Book Store
Photographer: Frederick W. Kent
Top Photo Source: http://digital.lib.uiowa.edu/cdm/ref/collection/ictcs/id/274
Fink’s Bazaar, Cigar, and Notion Store, Iowa City, Iowa, was in the St. James Hotel building on Clinton Street. Henry J. Wieneke was the manager of the store, which was located the first door south of the post office, according to the 1883 History of Johnson County. This photo was taken ca. 1890.
Bottom Photo Source: http://iagenweb.org/johnson/PostcardsMary/PostcardsMary.htm
“From there we followed the trail of the Sioux northward to near the border of Manitoba, and then we turned southward to the land of the living” – for complete extract of his Diary during his time in the Sioux Wars, go to Iowa Journal of History and Politics
“Mr. Wieneke, on his eightieth birthday, is witnessed a…
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