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Sam Schwartz (center with shovel) participates in groundbreaking ceremony for a new medical center building at 20 S. Park Street. Although the Schwartz Pharmacy was demolished as part of the Triangle Redevelopment Project, he was able to re-locate…

The Schwartz Pharmacy at the corner of South Park and Mound streets, around 1960, a few years before demolition as part of the urban renewal project. An addition to Meriter Hospital now occupies this site.

Libby Schwartz (front row far right) , with members of the women’s professional pharmacy fraternity, Kappa Epsilon at UW-Madison in 1960.. Although this organization had all female members, it is officially known as a fraternity. Libby graduated from…

Sam Schwartz inside his pharmacy at 902 Mound St. in 1952. In addition to dispensing drugs the store sold a wide variety of goods, including clocks and cosmetics, as can be seen on the display shelves.

Sam Schwartz (right) and Alex Swartz (left) sort through mail sent to the pharmacy by soldiers serving during WWII. The letters and postcards were then shared with the community who would stop by the store to learn first-hand news from the…

Interior view of Schwartz Pharmacy, around the time it opened in 1930.. Pictured left to right: Sam Schwartz (owner), Dr. A.E. Kuehn (physician), Ann McCorquodale (nurse), Rose Schwartz (spouse to Sam), and Norman Lempert (store clerk and stepbrother…

Libby Schwartz spent her youth in and around the Greenbush community. She was born in 1940 in the neighborhood’s Madison General Hospital (now Meriter Hospital), and departed Madison after graduating from the UW-Madison School of Pharmacy in 1961.…
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