Tag: Kress

  • Shopping American Style

    Shopping American Style


    Across America, the most popular meeting places after churches and city parks were the five-and-dime stores. Everyone knew the names Penney, Woolworth, Newberry, and Kress. A lady I knew referred to these department stores as “initial stops.” The four most famous were J.C., F.W., J.J., and S.H.

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Past Article

Owen Carrollson


Pretty Girls is a postcard dealer’s category around the world. In France it is Jolies Filles, in Spain it is Chicas Guapas; and in Germany it is Hübsche Mädchen..

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