1915: Blodgett Mercantile caters to customers at the corner of Nevada and Wellesley. Pictured are, from left: unidentified man with wheelbarrow, Lee Bryant (apron), Charley Dole (apron), Lovell “Bump” Blodgett (child); Lovell Blodgett, C.A. Blodgett (reading book), James Blodgett (child), Emma Blodgett and two unidentified customers.
Sept. 16, 2013 in City on Page A5
Charles A. Blodgett, born in 1893 in Victor, Mont., arrived in Spokane at 18 and went to work. He learned the retail business working at a North Monroe grocery store. …