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Historical Materials: Boston Locales, Businesses, & Buildings

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Oak Hall

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Oak Hall was a men's clothing store located in Boston located at 32 and 34 Ann (later North) Street. It was started by George W. Simmons and known for providing ready-made clothes. The elaborate advertising campaigns by Simmons emphasized its distinctive and eponymous oak facade.

advertisement
1848 Boston Directory
George Adams
Boston: James French, 1848

See p. 25.

publication
Oak Hall Pictorial
Devereux & Brown, artists; George Simmons, publisher
1854
Boston: Damrell & Moore, Printers
American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass. (AAS: CL.F9116.011.1854)
publication
Oak Hall Pictorial: These are the numbers over the door
Friend to American Enterprise
Unpaginated booklet
Courtesy American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass. (CL.F9116.011.1854)
publication
Oak Hall Pictorial: This is Oak Hall, in North Street Boston
Friend to American Enterprise
Unpaginated booklet
Courtesy American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass. (CL.F9116.011.1854 CL.F9116.011.1854)

Also filed under: American ensign / flag »

artwork
Oak Hall Pictorial: This is the flag that waves on high
Friend to American Enterprise
Unpaginated booklet
Courtesy American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass. (CL.F9116.011.1854)

Also filed under: American ensign / flag »

publication
Oak Hall Pictorial: This is the splendid stock in trade
Friend to American Enterprise
Unpaginated booklet
Courtesy American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass. CL.F9116.011.1854
publication
Oak Hall, or the Glory of Boston
Courtesy American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass.

See p. 33.

Also filed under: Clothing and Gear »

publication
Oak Hall, or the Glory of Boston: inside front cover
Courtesy American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass.
publication
Oak Hall, or the Glory of Boston: inside of back cover
Courtesy American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass.
publication
Oak Hall, or the Glory of Boston: outside front cover
Courtesy American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass.
publication
Oak Hall, or the Glory of Boston: outside of back cover
Courtesy American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass.
publication
Oak Hall, or the Glory of Boston; p. 35
Courtesy American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Mass.
Citation: "Boston Locales, Businesses, & Buildings." Fitz Henry Lane Online. Cape Ann Museum. http://fitzhenrylaneonline.org/historical_material/index.php?type=Boston+Locales%2C+Businesses%2C+%26+Buildings§ion=Oak+Hall (accessed August 20, 2017).
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