Wright's Neenah city directory, 1924
Neenah, pp. -22 PDF (1.1 MB)
NEENAH A Prosperous Industrial City and Popular Summer Resort in a Picturesque Setting in the Fox River Valley. Neenah is an incorporated city and popular summer resort, and is located on the M. St. P. & S. Ste. M., the C. & N. W. and the C. M. &St. P. Rys., and on the Fox River, at the outlet of Lake Winnebago, which is renowned for its beautiful and picturesque surroundings Neenah is in Winnebago county,. 13 miles northeast of Oshkosh, the judicial seat, 2 from Appleton, and 98 from Milwaukee. The city is lighted by electricity and has water works, sewerage system, fire department and well paved streets. Has a high and several ward schools, a public library and churches of the Baptist, Church of Christ, Evangelical, Lutheran, Methodist Episcopal and Presbyterian denom- inations. There are 3 banks, with a capital of $285,000, surplus and profits $320,000 and deposits of $3,935,000, first class hotels and a newspaper, The Daily News. Industries of varied nature flourish in this city although paper-making stands prominently in the fore- ground. The principal industries and their products fol- low: Kimberly-Clark Co. is one of the largest paper com- panies in the United States and Canada, and has its main office and laboratory in Neenah. Their mills in this city manufacture book paper. A new product gaining greater favor each day is an absorbent, better than cotton, made by the Cellucotton Products Co. The Neenah Paper Co. makes high grade bond paper and the Bergstrom Paper Co. manufactures book papers. The Lakeview Paper Co. is locted just outside of the city. The Twin City School and Supply Co. is a paper ruling plant and this concern as well as the Burnside Paper Co., conducts paper jobbing houses. The Hardwood Products Co. manufactures "Receivador" doors, panels, veneer; Wieckert Planing Co., interior woodwork of all kinds; Bergstrom Stove Co., Emperor furnaces, stoves and ranges; National Fibre Tex- tile Co., paper fibre rugs; Jersild Knitting Co., famous "Pinkerton" coats; Neenah Brass Works and two Ayl- ward Foundries, bronze and iron castings; Neenah Shoe Co., ',Daddy Duke" shoes; M. Burstein & Sons, cotton and wool packing and waste. The Neenah Concrete Co., manufacturers concrete blocks; Twin City Monument Co., monuments; Twin City Cheese Box Co., cheese boxes; Geo Schmid & Son, cigars; J. W. Hewitt Co. and Johnson- Wells Co., machine shops; News Publishing Co., pub- lishers of The Daily News and job printers; Neenah Printing Co., book binders and printers; Stecker & Schmidt, Geo. Farmakes and Nick Burtsucklis, wholesale ice cream and candies; H. C. Christoph, soda water; C. Nelson & Sons, wholesale fruits. Cheap electric power plus excellent market facilities offer a real opportunity
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