Historic Photographs Donated to Evansville Museum
Photographs depicting Jacob Hartz & Company were recently donated to the Evansville Museum. Owned by Jacob Hartz, the firm was a wholesaler and retailer of cigars and tobacco from the early 1900s through the mid-1940s. During his lifetime, Hartz also operated cigar and news stands in prominent Evansville hotels, including the Randall House, the St. George Hotel, the Vendome Hotel and the Hotel McCurdy. Hartz died at the age of 99 in 1975.