Washington's Early Industrialists: Henry Bleckman


In 1934, Washington businessman and civic leader Henry Bleckman wrote down his recollections of his history in this area–from eking out an existence on the family farm as a new immigrant, to establishing some of Washington's earliest businesses. This engaging account of his multifaceted life, along with many appealing photographs, offers readers a rich new understanding of what life was like during the founding days of this Missouri River town.