Card, Trade
Lewer, Woodhall, Cunningham Trade Card. Material: paper. Size: 5" x 6 1/4". Description: full-color image of "Spanish Mother" on front; backside is a printed photograph of the exterior of the Lewer, Woodhall, Cunningham Building; "Home of Service First" - the Lewer, Woodhall, Cunningham Company Building in Waseca."
Waseca business: Lewer, Woodhall, Cunningham Company.Ewald W. Lewer was only 22 years of age when he built the Lewer building at S. State and 2nd Ave. S. W. He intended that the three-story structure would be a multi-purpose retail and office building to house his automobile business and others. He installed a large elevator capable of moving cars to the upper two levels for servicing and storage. In 1919, Ewald had partners and the business was known as Lewer, Woodhall and Cunningham, selling buggies, tractors, carriages in addition to the new automobiles.