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The Classic Story of the Levy Bros. (5) The Finale

A new-old story by June Morrall The Classic Story of the Levy Brothers: The Finale The answer is YES, it turned out that the third Levy, Adrien, and Josephine’s sister, Emma, were a perfect match and wed soon after meeting.[Makes … Continue reading

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The Classic Story of the Levy Bros (5)

A new-old story by June Morrall The answer is YES, it turned out that the third Levy, Adrien, and Josephine’s sister, Emma, were a perfect match and wed soon after meeting.[Makes you think of eHarmony, or one of those love … Continue reading

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The Classic Story of the Levy Bros (4)

A new-old story by June Morrall Then came the weddings. Joe married Hannah Walker , whose dad owned Walker’s Drug Store in Half Moon Bay. Fernand took his time finding his soul mate, finally returning to France where he found, … Continue reading

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The Classic Story of the Levy Bros (3)

A new-old story by June Morrall Soon the “credit squeeze” was felt by the Levy’s, who as businessmen were vulnerable to the ups and downs of the financial markets.  They had been selling on credit to the farmers who had … Continue reading

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The Classic Story of the Levy Bros (2)

New-old story by June Morrall How did they get the merchandise for the store in Half Moon Bay? Once a week Fernand or Joe jumped into a “spring wagon” with a team of horses and left home at 2 a.m. … Continue reading

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The Classic Story of the Levy Brothers (1)

Note: The San Mateo County History Museum located in the Old Courthouse in Redwood City has many vintage photos of the Levy Brothers as well as documentation. An old-new story by June Morrall The “Classic” Story of the Levy Brothers … Continue reading

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The Levy Brothers Built a Small Empire of General Stores on the Coastside (1)

I wrote this in 1977. Before help arrived to extinguish the blaze, a mass of flames engulfed Kelly and Mattingly’s General Store in Half Moon Bay. As the fire spread to include M.E. Joyce’s nearby saloon, eyewitnesses predicted certain doom … Continue reading

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