Quarrying Exhibit :
Collection:
Quarrying Collection
Date:
c.a. 1907
Description:
Photograph of William A. Amberg who was founder of the Town of Amberg.
Notes:
Original print stored in office file.
Catalog Number:
0009.8
Object Name:
Print, Photographic
Print Size:
8x10
Title:
Portrait of William A. Amberg.
Kid Tales:
Mr. Amberg was a Chicago businessman who invested in quarrying. He founded the Town of Amberg to provide homes for the workers of the Amberg Granite Company. He gave land to build two churches, the public school, and a baseball diamond. He also organized a community band.
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Portrait of William A. AmbergPortrait of William A. Amberg