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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.
Here is the Diary of a possible relative.
IOWA TROOPS IN DAKOTA TERRITORY,
Based on the Diaries and Letters of
Henry J. Wieneke
Edited by Mildred Jhrone*
A phase of the Civil War which received little notice at the time, or since,
was that of the frontier posts of…
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