Manage episode 237450186 series 2499246
Carl Helbig was born in Bridgeport on November 1, 1899. He relocated to Paradise Green and opened Carl A. Helbig's meat market in 1920. The store was located where Paradise Pizza is now located. Mr. Helbig expanded his product lines and retired from business in 1951. Carl and his wife, Hilda, resided at 382 Wilcoxson Avenue.
Mr. Helbig was interviewed by Lew Knapp, Miller Walks, and Mr. Helbig's granddaughter in March 1988. Mr. Helbig reflects on 30 years of running his market in Paradise Green.