|Title||C. F. GRAFF Manufacturer and Dealer in BOOTS AND SHOES|
|Object Name||Card, Trade|
|Scope & Content||
This embossed trade card advertises the business of Christopher F Graff a manufacturer and dealer in boots and shoes in Delaware, Ohio. This business appears in the Delaware City Directory in 1880 at 49 N. Sandusky St. and in 1890 at 51 N Sandusky St. In 1901 and 1908/09 the business is listed as Graff Shoes and Graff Bros. at 51 N. Sandusky. In 1930 Rae Graff, son of Christopher F Graff, is in the shoe business at 51 N. Sandusky.
According to the 1900 census, Christopher Graff immigrated to the United States from Germany in 1853 and at the time of the 1900 census he had lived in the US for 47 years.