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Catalog Number WF 0129
Caption Anacortes Drug Company
Description Anacortes Drug Company occupied several locations on Commercial Avenue. It eventually became known by locals as "Rexall Drugs." This view shows three individuals in front of the store, including delivery boy Fritz Rydberg. Rydberg (1893-1969) served on the W. T. PRESTON as the cook for over 40 years. The phone booth from Rexall Drugs is in the museum collection.
1908 (2-27) Advertised "Free Delivery" in the ANACORTES AMERICAN (picture of Fritz Rydberg)
1910 Phone 108
1912 Commercial between 5th and 6th
1917-22 420 Commercial; Mrs. A. B. Hill Pres. "The Rexall Store," Drugs, prescriptions and
toilet articles, cameras and films, free delivery
1939-40 Medical-Dental Building
1948 418 Commercial
1954-62 Rexall and Anacortes Drug Company listed jointly
Date 1908 c.
Photographer JUDD, Charles LeRoy - possibly
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
Structure - Business
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
People RYDBERG, Fritz
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms Anacortes Drug Company
Rexall Drugs
delivery boy
W. T. Preston
phone booth
Object Name Postcard