Bolanz Store, Chatham, Virginia (1916)

By Preston B. Moses (1977).

Bolanz Store, 1916

This photograph is from the Preston B. Moses Collection, and was printed in the Star-Tribune, Chatham, Virginia, Thursday, October 6, 1977, p. 2B. The caption as written by Preston Moses is: "The oldtimers of Chatham remember "Bolanz Store on the Corner." This picture taken in 1916 is an interior view of the store that featured bon-bons, confections of all sorts, fruits, baked goods, and a variety of groceries and stable goods. At right is J. H. Bolanz (the owner), and Maurice Taylor, left, was a clerk at the store."