J.A. Waldrep was one of the first to open a wholesale business in Tulsa. Waldrep Wholesale Candy was located on the south side of _?__ street between Boston and Cincinnati.
Inside the store. Note the various brands of candies. A sign (by the chair) says, "Cigar 5 cents"
Business was good and sometime after 1908, he was able to open a 2nd location. Mr. Waldrep is 2nd from the left here:
This ad ran in a 1927 promotional booklet:
By now he had his own brand.
And eventually he owned this building on East 3rd Street.