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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Do you have insurance? German American Insurance?

The German American Insurance Company was founded in 1872. I founded this card (which could be a top from a calendar) in folder of papers saved for me by my friend Justin who owns "Just In Antiques" in New Milford. 
In 1918 the Changed their name (due to anti-German sentiment) to The Great American Insurance company.

They were located in New York in a building that looked very much like the Flat Iron Building. Here it is in 1908.
Sadly, this has since been demolished.

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