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Title Martin Kuppich Collection
Call Number MSS 87
Extent 1 box
Dates of Creation 1920-1977
Creator Martin Kuppich
Scope & Content The collection primarily consists of photographs. The document Martin Kuppich's time working as a butcher, playing for the Fargo-Moorhead Twins Baseball team, and his home life and hobbies. Non-photographic items include awards from Kuppich's bowling league and a small collection of newspaper clippings on his career as a baseball player and as a butcher.
Admin/Biographical History Martin Kuppich was born in 1904 and one of the original members of the Fargo-Moorhead Twins who he played for through the 1920's In 1927 Kuppich went into business with John Knapp to start a butcher shop, Twin City Meat Market. He worked as a butcher there until the 1960's when he retired. Kuppich died in 1982 in Moorhead and was burried in Fargo.
Subjects Butcher shops
Twin City Meat Market
Fargo-Moorhead Twins
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Donated by Josephine Kuppich in 1985 (Accession # 85.18)
Containers Baseball, ca. 1920's
Bowling, 1944-1946, 1975
Butcher Shop, undated
Copy Negatives, undated
Home Life, undated
Hunting, undated
Newspaper Clippings, 1962, 1977