Although the year is unknown, the photograph shows the employee picnic thrown for the staff of H.B. Sykes's dry goods and department store. Referred to as "Elkhart's best store" on their banner, it was indeed one of the largest stores of its kind in Northern Indiana.
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Dry goods stores
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