– Proprietor, Mr. W. G. PORTER, a native of
Alabama. Established 4 years ago. Located near the Union
Depot. Ladies’ & Gent’s furnishing, stationary,
& DORR – Walker ANDERSON and C. H. DORR,
Fire, life and accident insurance agents.
Both owners have been established in Pensacola for over 15 years.
C. H. TURNER
– Plumber, Contractor & Builder.
Foreman: E. B. MOREY.
19 South Palafox.
Business established 45
years ago by Mr. Turner’s father but for the past 15
years the present proprietor has been the sole owner.
The firm built the
Masonic Temple, and the Brent block.
THE GEM BOOK
STORE – Proprietor, C. R. JOHNSON.
218 South Palafox.
Mr. Johnson has been established for
15 years and is a native of Florida.
THE GLAD HAND
SALOON – Proprietor, Henry RAUSCHER, retail
liquor dealer. 507 South Palafox.
2 years ago.
WRIGHTON – House and Sign Painter and
Wallpaper Dealer. 13 North
Palafox. Recently painted homes of:
W. B. WRIGHT, Mrs. O. M. BRONNUM, J. R. SAUNDERS,
SENATOR MALLORY, T. E. WELLES.
CO . – Real Estate and Insurance Agents.
Jno. McDAVID, president, W. K. HYER,
H. HYER, secretary, and J. Whiting HYER,
treasurer. 7 South Palafox.
D’ALEMBERTE – Druggist and Apothecary. The
prescription department is under the management of
Mr. H. H. D’ALEMBERTE, who is a graduate of the Pennsylvania
College of Pharmacy. 121 South Palafox.
INVESTMENT COMPANY – 215 South Palafox. Established
in June 1903. Wm. H. KNOWLES,
president; Jno. E. STILLMAN, vice-president &
general manager; R. B. SIMPSON, secretary; Knowles HYER, treasurer and A. H.
D’ALEMBERTE, city manager.
GROCERY COMPANY – Wholesale and retail dealers
in groceries & ship chandlery. Proprietor, Max KLEIN.
502/504 South Palafox.
Sucessor to Hall & Klein.
Charles COTTRELL , who came from Kentucky.
204 ½ South Palafox.
Established for 5
THE GOLD MINE
SALOON – dealers in imported and domestic
wines and liquors. NW corner Baylen
Streets. Located here for 3 years. W. H. CHILDS, a
native of Alabama and John W. BOYLE, a native of Florida,
400 South Palafox. Established
in 1895. Employs 8 clerks and operates 4 delivery wagons.
MULLER is native of Germany but has resided in
Pensacola for 35 years. He was formerly buyer for Pfeiffer & Co. and
served in that company for 32 years.
CLOTHING STORE – proprietor, Peter DeLANO, a
native of South Carolina. 607 South
Engaged in business for 14 years.
BUSINESS COLLEGE – 141 South Palafox.
President: Prof. L. M. HATTON.
W. D. SEARS. Established in June 1904. 140 students
THOMPSON – Stationery and Office
Supplies. Mr. Thompson is a native of
Tennessee, established in business in
B. A. DAVIS
– dealers in all kinds of models and stone work,
manufacturer of granite, marble and tombstones.
6 S. Palafox
Business began operations in 1889.
Mr. Davis is a native of Alabama.
STORES CO . – (of West Virginia).
Local office, 313 Thiesen Building.
Pensacola office manager:
George L. LAPPINGTON.
Business shops naval stores in large quantities.
J. A. WALKER BOOK STORE – 119 South
Palafox, established for 20 years.
CONSOLIDATED GROCERY CO . – Pensacola branch at
corner of Government and Palafox Streets. General office
is in Jacksonville.
Local managers: C. M. COVINGTON and R. F. MITCHELL.
The Pensacola branch was established
in January 1903.
F. R. POU
– Feed & Livery Stable and Funeral
Director. No. 15-17 West Intendencia
St. Established 8 years ago.
H. G. DeSILVA
& CO . – Manufacturers of building materials.
Established in 1879 by B. R. PITT & Co.
Present firm: H. G. DeSILVA AND W. B. FERRIS have been in business for past 9
years and employ a force of 85 men.
J. H. PORTER
– Tent and Flag manufacturer.
Established for 33 years.
Factory and offices at 708 South
& CO .
– Ship Chandlers and Grocers.
601-603 & 605 South Palafox.
Established by father of
The present present owner, Mr. C. OERTING in
SALOON – 501 South Palafox.
Proprietor, W. E. McCAULEY, who has been
established in this business for
the past 18 months.
RESTAURANT - Corner of Baylen & Zarragossa
Streets. Proprietor, Charley RYAN, who
from Troy, NY has been in charge of this business
for 3 years. He has been in Florida
TOWBOAT CO . – Foot of South Palafox.
H. BAARS, president; I. H. AIKEN,
vice-president & superintendent; Bryan DUNWOODY,
secretary, treasurer and manager.
Company has 6 towboats and
26 lighters in service.
COFFEE SALOON – 224 South Palafox.
Bakery goods, ice cream, etc.
Proprietor: Mr. B. M.
Plans on shortly installing a handsome soda fountain.
E. B. GAGNET
– Corner Zarragossa & Barcelona Sts.
Fancy and family groceries.
Mr. GAGNET is a native of Florida.
Established in business for 9 years.
F. S. MELLEN
& CO . – Garden Street.
Established for 6 years.
Wholesale dealers in hay, grain and feed
Mr. MELLEN is a native of Illinois.
TURTON & BELLE –
Photographers. 226 South Palafox.
NATIONAL BANK OF PENSACOLA – established
1880. Wm. H. KNOWLES, president; W. K.
HYER, Jr., Vice President and cashier; T. W. BRENT & W. N. ROBERTS,
L. S. BROWN
& CO . – Real Estate and Insurance.
R00m 200 Thiesen Building.
Mr. BROWN is a native of Georgia.
STEAM BAKERY – 205-211 E. Intendencia St.
Proprietor: Mrs. Louisa PFEIFFER; manager,
Mr. E. E. PFEIFFER.
Business was conducted for many years by John F. PFEIFFER.
J. M. CRONA
– Contractor & Builder/.
13-15 N. Palafox.
Recently completed the handsome residence of T. E. WELLES.
Established for 15 years.
KLONDYKE SALOON – Corner Zarragossa
& Baylen. Proprietor: Albert
SOMMER. Established for 1 year.
RIX M. ROBINSON
– Room 505 Thiessen Building.
Pitch, Pine, Lumber and Timber.
is a native
PETER LINDENSTRUTH – Watchmaker,
Jeweler and Optician. One of largest and finest stores in the City.
in business since 1890 116 South Palafox
ESCAMBIA REALTY CO . – 204 ½ S.
Palafox. General Manager: Geo. P.
WENTWORTH who is also an attorney.
HOTEL – Manager: A. GOLDBACH.
Up-to date in every respect with 100 rooms.
The only steam heated
hotel in Pensacola.
Rates from $2.50 per day up.
E. B. WELLS
– 10 E. Intendencia St.
Dealer in wall paper, paints, etc.
Mr. WELLS has traveled extensively over this
and foreign countries and speaks 3 different
languages. Engaged in business here for
WILSON – Real Estate, Loans and Country
Property. 30 S. Palafox St.
Established for 5 years. Mr. WILSON
is a native
– Worker in tin, copper and sheet iron.
315 S. Palafox St.
Mr. ALFMAN is a native of Mobile and was
engaged in the same business there prior to
establishing his business in Pensacola 3 years ago.
BROTHERS – Insurance Agents.
309 S. Palafox St.
Wm. H. KNOWLES, president;
vice-president and general manage; Jos. V. RIERA,
secretary and treasurer.
& COMPANY – Wholesale & retail dealers
fresh gulf and beach fish. Baylen St.
Wharf. They have a line of
fishing smacks and employ a force of sixty men.
Established 4 years ago. Mr. V. Holst
is a native of Germany but has been
here for many years.
Mr. W. H. HUTCHINSON is a
native of Alabama.
MERRITT & CO . – Ship brokers and steamship
agents, coal cargoes and binkers. 208
S. Palafox St. local
Agents for the Cahaba Coal Mines and also marine
insurance agents and notary public.
Established for many years.
Members of the firm are JOHN A MERRITT AND R. H.
TURNER who are natives of this State.
J. B. ROBERTS
& CO . – Staple & Fancy Grocers.
218 – 220 Wright St.
Have been established for 10 years.
6 clerks and has two delivery wagons.
Managed by Mr. J. BEN ROBERTS
who is a native of this State.
FRIEDMAN - “proprietor of the original
“Kentucky Barrel House”. 321 S. Palafox
St. Has been established for 12
Wholesale and retail dealer in fine Kentucky whiskies and sole agent for
the Pabst Brewing co. of Milwaukee. The
proprietor is an old liquor man having had
experience covering 20 years of his life.
COMPANY – 102 S. Palafox St.
H. P. NEUMAN, manager has been a part of
Pensacola’s affairs for the
past 4 years.
The firm has a branch store in Selma, AL
BROOKS – Attorney at Law.
Fisher Building, 204 ½ S.Palafox St.
Also deals in real estate.
been established here for the last 5 years.
Mr. Brooks is a native of Florida.
COMPANY – Real Estate and Insurance
Agents. #7 South Palafox St.
Established for 5 years and was incorporated on 1 Jan. 1904.
The officers are:
Jno. McDAVID, president;
W. K. HYER, JR., vice-president; H. HYER,
secretary; J. Whitling HYER, treasurer.
They are agents for 8 of the strongest
insurance companies in the world and annually
sell and buy vast tracts of timber lands.
B. A. DAVIS
– dealer in models and stone work, manufacturing
the latest designs in granite, marble monuments and
6 S. Palafox St. Began in
1889. Mr. Davis is also agent for iron
fences and other ornamental work. He
the stone and marble work on the Thiesen
Building. Mr. Davis is a native of
OF PENSACOLA . – corner of Palafox and Romana
Streets. Organized a year ago.
are: J. S. REESE, president; R. M. CRARY,
vice-president ; E. W. MENEFEE,
cashier; Directors are:
J. S. REESE;
R. M. CARY, L. J. REEVES; W. Dec KESSLER; W. A.
D”ALEMBERTE and T. A. JENNINGS.
GONZALEZ COMPANY – Manufacturers of Clear
Havana Cigars. Corner of Baylen &
Employs 10 expert cigar makers.
Firm has been established for 8 years.
HOTEL – Has a capacity of 42 guests.
Rooms rent at the rates of $2.50 and $3.00
per day. Mr .Jacob
KRYGER has conducted the house for over 23 years and
is assisted by his chief clerk, Mr. C. J. BELL.
G. LARGUE – Practical Horseshoer.
135 E. Intendencia Street.
Established 4 years ago.
Mr. Largue is a
native of Florida.
COMPANY – Manufacturers, Jobbers and Mill
Agents of Dry Goods, Frunishings, Notions and Shoes.
merchants throughout Florida, Georgia, Alabama and
Mississippi with merchandise. Employs a
force of 8 competent
Members of the firm are composed of the wealthiest and most widely known
citizens of Pensacola: O. L. BASS;
C. M. COVINGTON; J. R. SAUNDERS; H. L. COVINGTON; T.
L. GANT and T. E. JOHNSON. Mr. O. L.
general manager and Mr. Gant is assistant general
manager and is a native of the “Blue
– Wholesale and retail dealer in wines, liquors and
cigars. 611 – 613 S. Palafox St. Firm
established for 10 years.
Mr. Adams is the proprietor and is a native of Maryland.
He employs 5 assistants.
& COMPANY -
#201-203 Palafox, corner of Intendencia St.
Established for 7 years. Engaged in the
grocery business. Employs 5 clerks and
has 4 delivery wagons. Has 2 phones and
orders phoned in are filled promptly.
CARRIAGE COMPANY – Manufacturers and dealers
in Carriages, Buggies, Wagons and Drays.
(Sucessors to J. M. HILLARD & CO.).
301 W. Government St.
The company has been in operation since
general manager of the business,
Mr. H. Pierce is a native of the Old
DRUG COMPANY – located at corner of Palafox
& Gregory Streets. Managed by the
Dr. H. G. WILLIAMS, physician and druggist.
Dr. Williams is a graduate of the Meharrey
Medical College of Nashville,
A. M. AVERY
– Corner Palafox & Garden Streets.
Dealer in hardware, iron, nails, cooking and
heating stoves, grates,
Established for 50 years - has
been doing business under the present title for 20 years and was first established
by A. L. AVERY and was then changed to Avery &
Woolfolk. Mr. Avery is a native of this
CANDY AND STATIONERY STORE – 32 S. Palafox
Street. Mrs. Alice
succeeded to the old established business of W. H.
FURNITURE COMPANY – 26 E. Garden Street.
Dealers in furniture, stoves, house
J. H. COLLINS, manager. This is
a branch of a store in Jacksonville and has been located here since 1902.
JOHN T. LIND
– Fancy and Staple Groceries and Feed Stuffs.
Corner of Alcaniz and Intendencia
Streets. Has been
established for 2 years.
The firm was formerly known under the name of CARSON & LIND
and did business under that
name for 10 years.
T. A. HALL
- Wholesale and Retail Liquor Dealer.
#319-321 S. Palafox Street.
Established for 2 years and employs 6
Mr. Hall is a native of Georgia.
RESTAURANT AND BUFFET -
211 South Palafox St.
Has been established for 10 years.
is the proprietor and employs a force of 22
assistants. He has 21 tables in the
Ladies’ dining room and 28 tables in the gents’
dining hall and also has a modern well-stocked bar.
– Dealer in typewriters, rubber stamps, safes,
etc. Agent for the Debold Safe &
20 E. Government St. Mr. Whaley
has been doing business in this establishment for 2 years.
RUNYUN – Bicycles and Sporting Goods.
506 S. Palafox St.
Mr. R. B. KING and A. G.
RUNYAN [sic.] are
the partners and employ 4 assistants.
9 S. Palafox Streeet.
Has been established for 15 years.
Mr. Kahn is a native of this city. He
employs 3 assistants, two of them being graduates of
schools of pharmacy. His motto is “We
Never Sleep” and is open at
FURNITURE HOUSE – 138 – 140 E. Intendencia
Street. Dealers in new and second-hand
established 9 years ago but its present manager has only had charge of it for
the past 1 ½ years. Mr. G. W.
the manager. He is a native of
MRS. E. D.
NORDSTROM – milliner.
11 E. Intendencia Street.
Mrs. Nordstrom is a native of New York and
located in Florida for the past 14 years and has
been established in business for 5 years.
STORE – Ladies’ and Gents’ Furnishing
Goods. Easy payments offered, weekly or
monthly. Frank SELIGMAN,
Proprietor. 26 W. Government Street.
FURNITURE COMPANY – 21-23 E. Garden
Street. Members of this firm are F. O.
F. E. BAYLESS.
The business has been established for 5 years and has been conducted by
the present owners for the
past 2 years.
Several wagons make deliveries to all points.
GEO. W. PRYOR
& SONS – Dealers in Country and Western
Produce including nuts and fruits of all kinds.
been in business here for the last 9 years and six
years ago, Mr. Pryor took in his sons, George W. PRYOR, Jr. and
John F. PRYOR to assist him.
The family are natives of Alabama.
SHOE STORE – 17 S. Palafox Street.
Owned by Mr. N. G. FORCHEIMER who employs 6
Shoes vary in price from $1.00 to $7.00.
Mr. FORCHEIMER is a native of Pensacola.
NERI – 25
S. Palafox Street. Dealer in imported
and domestic confectionery. Business has
been established for 34 years
and is one of the largest in the South.
RENDALL – Architect.
Room 5, 28 ½ S. Palafox Street.
Mr. Rendall is a native of Boston, Mass. and has
been 30 years in this profession, over 20 of these
years in Pensacola. He resides at 4
West Chase Street.
MACHINE COMPANY – local office, Rafford Hall,
w. Garden Street. C. N. MANNING,
Mr. Manning is a native of Kentucky.
WORKS – 815 – 817 S. Palafox St.
Business has been established for 15 years.
machinists are employed.
The plant also includes a repair shop and foundry.
It was incorporated about 1 year ago.
W. F. CREARY, president; C. M. SWEENY, vice
president; E. E. REESE, secretary and treasurer.
& CO . – Importers and dealers in Chinese
and Japanese fancy goods. 31 S. Palafox
Street. They have been established in
Pensacola for 18 years. Mr. Wing is
manager of the business.
TAILORING COMPANY – 137 E. Intendencia Street.
Christopher ABT is the proprietor.
been established for 9 years and Mr. Abt is a tailor
of 40 years experience. He makes a
specialty of suits to order in the
ANDERSON – Jeweler.
29 S. Palafox St. Mr.
Anderson has been engaged in business since 1893.
A specialty of
watch repairing is made – also fine engraving.
BROS. – established for 20 years.
Agents for the Acme Brewing Company of Macon
GA. Mr. Dave
Dannheiser is manager and proprietor.
W. J. &
B. FORBES – Wholesale & retail dealers in
dry goods, notions, shoes, carpets, buggies, harness and wagons.
123-125-127-129 S. Palafox Street.
They have been established for 6 years.
The company employs 30 experienced and
MRS. H. V.
RENDALL – embroidery, silks, stamped linen,
etc. 17 S. Palafox Street., part of the
Mrs. Rendall is a native of Canada and has resided in Florida for the
past 20 years.
NEW YORK LOAN
OFFICE – 204 S. Palafox Street.
Manager is Mr. W. M. EDWARDS and proprietor
is Mr. A. A.
company makes loans on household goods and all kinds of personal property.
Mr. Fisher has been established
for the past 6 years and has a branch in
Jacksonville and other places. He is a
native of Florida.
BARBER SHOP – 403 S. Palafox Street. Has been
established for 15 years and employs five first-class
Victor BARTHLOMEW is the proprietor.
He is a native of Florida.
W. L. ZACHARY
– Attorney at Law.
28 S. Palafox Street. Mr.
Zachary has been practicing his profession for 5 years in
this city specializing in civil law and
certification of abstracts and titles.
He is a native of Texas and practiced for 10 years in
Miss Willie APPLEGATE is his stenographer and notary.
O. M. PRYOR
– Dealer in furniture and household goods.
20 –22 W. Government Street.
Mr. Pryor has been in this line
of business for over 10 years.
He makes a specialty of easy payment plans
on his sales.
NATIONAL BANK OF PENSACOLA – Corner of E.
Government Street and the Plaza. Was
October 23rd. 1900.
Officers are: H L. COVINGTON, president; C. W. LAMAR, vice-president; M.
E. CLARK, cashier;
and John PFEIFFER, assistant cashier along with a 19
member Board of Directors.
GROCERY COMPANY – Dealers in staple and fancy
groceries, feed stuff, etc. Southeast
Intendencia Street and Barcelona.
Established 1 ½ years ago.
– opposite the Opera House.
W. L. GILMORE, proprietor.
Rates are #1.50 per day.
Mr. GILMORE has recently opened a fine restaurant in
connection with the hotel.
37 E. Garden Street. Walker
INGRAHAM, proprietor. Has been
established here for 12
a force of 35 operators and has 3 wagons making deliveries.
LIVE INSURANCE COMPANY – Pensacola branch
office of Philadelphia Company at 204 ½
S. Palafox Street in charge of David EDREHI,
GROCERY COMPANY – Corner Gregory and Tarragona
Streets. Established for 1 year.
The proprietors are colored men who have succeeded in building up a good
WATSON & CO . – Real Estate, Rental and
Insurance Agents. Corner Palafox &
Garden Streets. Members
of the firm are Thomas C. WATSON, J. J. HOOTON and
James C. WATSON. The firm has been
established for 35 years.
The senior member of the firm was honorary secretary
of the Chamber of Commerce for over 12 years.
and Mr. J. C. WATSON are both notaries.
PACKING COMPANY – corner Chase and Tarragona
Streets. Home offices are in Kansas
City. The local
office is in charge of Mr. A. W. DAVIS, who is the
manager. Mr. Davis is the author of the
song “The Old Homestead”
which is dedicated to Mr. Denman THOMPSON of Old
– Merchandise Broker and Manufacturers’ Agent.
26 E. Government Street.
Mr. Mayer uses both Robinson’s
United States and American Brokers’ Company
W. H. MURPHY
& SON – Timber Brokers and Commission
Merchants. 15 W. Government
Street. Members of the firm
are W. H. MURPHY and C. G. MURPHY who have been in
business in Pensacola for 2 years. They
are natives of Florida.
CHARLES – Boot and Shoe Maker and Wholesale
and Retail Dealer in Shoes and Leather.
511 S. Palafox
Street. The business has been established for the
past 14 years. Mr. Charles is a colored
man and one of the most enterprising
of his race
in the City.
LISCHKOFF – Loan office. Money loaned on
watches, diamonds, guns, pistols, etc.
226 S. Palafox Street opposite
the Custom House.
Has been established for 14 years.
PARKER – Dry Goods, Clothing, Hats, and
Shoes. 509 S. Palafox Street.
Engaged in business in Pensacola
for the past 9 years.
The firm has the general store at Milton, Fla.
– Clothier and Gents’ Furnisher.
317 S. Palafox Street.
Has been established for 12 years and has
his present location since May 1, 1903.
– 224 S. Palafox Street.
Dealer in clothing, shoes and gents’ furnishing goods.
He has been established for 31
years and is a native of New York State.
– Ship Chandler and Grocer.
709 – 711 S. Palafox Street.
Established for 16 years.
Mr. Zelius employs 5 assistants.
Mr. Zelius is also vice consul for the
– Wholesale and retail dealer in crockery,
glassware, tinware, woodenware and house furnishing goods.
107 Palafox Street with wholesale warehouses on
Tarragona Street. Established for 10
STORE – 126 S. Tarragona Street.
Owned by Mr. E. GREENBLATT who has been in
business for 6 years.
The store carries a stock of clothing, hats, shoes,
dry goods and millinery.
405 S. Palafox Street. Has been
doing business in Pensacola for the past 22 years.
Mr. Sheppard is a native of Florida .
SALOON – 615 Palafox Street.
Mrs. K. E. FAY, proprietress.
Business was established 30 years ago.
The proprietress was for 4 years in business in New
Orleans but came back to this city 5 years ago.
H. O. ANSON
– clothier and Gents’ Furnisher.
413-415 S. Palafox Street.
Engaged in his present business for the past
5 years. The
proprietor is a young man and native of this city.
BROTHERS – proprietors of the Pensacola
Installment House and are dealers in furniture and house furnishing
Located at 124-126 E. Indendencia Street.
BROTHERS – Merchandise Brokers. 22 ½ W.
Government St. Established in
1892. C. S., W. A. and
J. H. BONACKER comprise the members of this
firm. They also have a branch at Tampa,
– Merchant Tailor.
Suits and pants made to order.
Also cleaning and repairing done promptly.
Mr. Weiland is a first-class tailor and has been engaged in this
business for 6 years.