Wally Bronner’s Decorative Life

Wally Bronner’s Decorative Life

Originator Wally Bronner’s fledgling sign-painting and decorating business established in 1945 flourished. His signs and displays in his aunt’s grocery windows attracted the attention of other businesses and industries. Before long, they asked the young artist to prepare displays and signs for them. (“Signtists” and “signologists” were the catchwords that sign painters used to describe their craft.) From the beginning, the business established by the young sign painter was officially named Bronner’ Display and Sign Advertising.

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Originator Wally Trained Early in the Business World

Originator Wally Trained Early in the Business World

Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland’s late originator, Wally Bronner, received early training in the business world. “Summer vacations from school were full of activity for me during the years at St. Lorenz (grades 1-8). I did errands and clerked at Hubinger’s Grocery Store through the year, but on summer Thursdays I had an additional job. I made bicycle deliveries of loaves of homemade bread. Sometimes the generous customers even gave me tips. I kept a spiral notebook, entering each date, customer and

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