Shorpy Saturday – Order Online: 1941

By Jeffrey Buck

Ordering “online” was a little different back then but in a sense it hasn’t changed.

Take a look at the photograph entitled “Order Online: 1941“:


July 1941. “Operator taking telephone orders at the Crowley-Milner department store, Detroit.” Continuing this series by Arthur Siegel.

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2 responses to “Shorpy Saturday – Order Online: 1941

  1. Marilyn Swafford

    What does Shorpy mean?

  2. Shorpy is the name of a young Alabama coal miner, Shorpy Higginbotham. Find out more by visiting:

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