Interior view of the Hoose and Eaton Meat Market

Hoose & Eaton Meat Market, 203 South Stephenson Avenue, Iron Mountain, ca. 1892-1900: Thanksgiving turkeys and holiday hams, as well as sides of beef and even venison, hung around the store awaiting customers at the Hoose & Eaton Meat Market. In 1892 the firm was called Jay W. Hoose & Co., with Edward H. Eaton being the “& Co.” By 1905 the men were partners. Thomas Wills, who later ran this meat market alone and in partnership with William J. Carbis, stands second from the right with an “X” on his apron. Others pictured include Mrs. Eaton, Edward H. Eaton, Jay W. Hoose and George M. Guest. [Menominee Range Historical Museum], Item also published with caption in: Dickinson County, Michigan : from earliest times through the Twenties / compiled and edited by William John Cummings. Iron Mountain, Mich. : Dickinson County Board of Commissioners, 1991. 432 p. : ill, maps, ports. ; 3
Abstract/Description: Hoose & Eaton Meat Market, 203 South Stephenson Avenue, Iron Mountain, ca. 1892-1900: Thanksgiving turkeys and holiday hams, as well as sides of beef and even venison, hung around the store awaiting customers at the Hoose & Eaton Meat Market. In 1892 the firm was called Jay W. Hoose & Co., with Edward H. Eaton being the “& Co.” By 1905 the men were partners. Thomas Wills, who later ran this meat market alone and in partnership with William J. Carbis, stands second from the right with an “X” on his apron. Others pictured include Mrs. Eaton, Edward H. Eaton, Jay W. Hoose and George M. Guest. [Menominee Range Historical Museum]
Subject(s): Butchers
Iron Mountain (Mich.)
Date Created: 1900 (approximate)