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    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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[elementor-template id=”3378″] The Dixie Cup Company Have you heard the adage that “Necessity is the Mother of Invention”? The Dixie Cup Company is an example of how the need for clean drinking containers came to be just at the right time. It all began in Boston in 1907 when a mechanical engineer, a lawyer, and […]

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