I. A. Wallins (Isador Abraham)

BIO440-WALLINS_ISADOR_ABRAHAM-1, C1918.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

I. A. Wallins (Isador Abraham)

Subject

Biography
I. A. Wallins
Isadore Abraham Wallins
Photo File: Biography
Insurance
Clothing Business
Grocery Business
County Government
Decatur, IL.

Description

Photograph of I. A. (Isadore Abraham) Wallins; Decatur agent for New York Life Insurance Co. In 1909 he purchased the Zuckerman women's ready-to-wear business at 151 N. Water and changed the name to Wallins and Co. He quit this business in 1915. In 1918 the firm Atlass-Wallins Co. was incorporated. It was owned by Atlass and he took Wallins, his son-in-law, as a partner. This company bought and sold poultry, eggs, butter and junk. In 1920 Atlass sold out to Wallins and the name was changed to I. A. Wallins, Inc. In 1932 Wallins sold out to Lewis J. Burstein. In 1948 he was elected president of the Council of Social Agencies. He was a member of the Family Welfare Assn. for 26 years and president of the Council for several years. In 1944 he became a member of the O.P.A. price panel of Macon County. In March 1954 he became chairman of the disaster committee of Macon County Red Cross chapter. Photo by Lindquist of Decatur.

Creator

Lindquist Studio of Decatur, IL.

Source

Photo File: Biography - Wallins, Isadore Abraham

Publisher

Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

1918

Contributor

Isadore Abraham Wallins

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO440 goes with BIO441.

Coverage

Biography, Isadore Abraham Wallins, Photo File: Biography, Insurance, Clothing and Grocery businesses, Macon County Government, Social Organizations, Lindquist Studio, Decatur, IL.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

7.5 x 9.5"

Citation

Lindquist Studio of Decatur, IL., “I. A. Wallins (Isador Abraham),” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed February 6, 2023, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2427.