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Jul 23, 2010

F.W. WOOLWORTH

A blast from the past for sure. Don't long for the good old days and those prices too quickly though because the average yearly income in 1957 was $3641.72 and in 2009 it was $41,334.97 so I think it is all relative.
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7 comments:

Karen said...

I remember going into a Woolworth's New Brunswick when we were living in Maine... what a difference. I loved our Woolworth's but the Canadian version was a cut above. So interesting!
Have a great weekend.
Karen
Ladybug Creek

Lynn said...

I have this menu! I might remember it but I wasn't into $ back then.

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Good evening Lori, girl I can remember in 1957 getting 10 hamburgers for 1 dollar and eating them all ha ha!! Hey and I don't live off of the income of 1957 with my SS from Uncle Sam ha ha!! sure wished I could still get a dime hamburger ha ha!! Thanks for the blast from the past Lori...Hope you have a GREAT weekend my friend...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Kathleen said...

I loved Woolworth's, so many treasures, and the counter, what fun!
Great memories!

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

When growing up Woolworth's was the only big store in town-loved it!

Ali said...

Woolworth's disappeared over here two years ago and nothing's come in that can replace it.

MiMi said...

'kay, so now I'm hungry. Or not really hungry, I just wanna eat something now. :)
Sorry I haven't been around, I've been getting behind on some of my blogs... :(

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