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  • Shopping American Style

    Shopping American Style

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    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

Nathaniel Dancer

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Music in America. It’s been said that music is the language of the angels. To many that means – music is the “first language” of the world. Beethoven’s Dah, Dah, Dah, Dum is truly universal and sounds the same regardless of your mother tongue.

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