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Monterey Pioneer Bakery

Looking down Pearl St. at intersection of Alvarado and Munras Street's
Monterey Pioneer Bakery in the Cooper-Molera Adobe on right.
The adobe in back of the Town well and windmill is Jules Simoneau's (1820-1908) restaurant and saloon the Lyon's Ale Depot.
photo by C.W.J. Johnson circa 1890 CV # 96-054-0002
Looking down California St. now Munras St. to the intersection of Pearl St. and the South End of Alvarado Street Monterey Pioneer Bakery in the Cooper-Molera Adobe on left. And J.M. Laporte, A. Goldstine and the Odd Fellows met in the upstairs in the Alvarado Adobe.
photo by C.W.J. Johnson, circa 1898, CV # 75-004-0020
Looking down Pearl from the intersection of Alvarado and Munras Street's
At this time the bakery was at Pearl at Tyler Street's with the overhanging sign and
J. A. Urbanus was in Jules Simoneau old place.
C.W.J. Johnson Photo from a 5x8 glass neg.
CV # 89-033-0128, circa 1893
In 1909 the Lepperts moved the bakery to Alvarado street next door to the
Casa Bonifacio AKA Sherman Rose adobe
circa 1910
CV # 2000-027-0007
Lepperts moved the bakery from Alvarado street to Pearl and Munras Street's. into Simoneau old place
Lewis Josselyn Photo from a 5x7 film neg., circa 1928
CV # 71-001-0033
Looking up Pearl at 500 Polk from the intersection of Alvarado and Munras Street's
Christian Hanson was the owner at the time.
circa 1946
CV # 87-010-0007
In 1869 Frenchman Honre Escolle (1834-1895) and his prtner Dionisio Ruis (1840-) opend the Monterey Pioneer Bakery
Joseph Leppert who was born in 1858 at Soufflenheim, France he took over from Escolle in 1896 the Monterey Pioneer Bakery at 106 Pearl street at Tyler Street in 1889.
Leppert died on May 4, 1927 in Monterey at the age of 65.
By 1912 C. Hanson was operating the bakery first Jules Simoneau old place and late at 500 Polk St. into the 1940's.

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