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Alva Duckwall

(1877-1937)

  • Born in Ohio
  • Purchased Racket Store in Abilene in 1901
  • Brother joined store and it was renamed Duckwall Brothers Racket Store  –A Little Bit of Everything
  • Used signs on barns and gates to promote stores
  • Company later began operating as Alco

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