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Shorpy Saturday – The Art of Selling: 1941

By Jeffrey Buck There is an art to anything and in today’s world it’s much more digital when it comes to clothing catalogs. Take a look at the photograph entitled “The Art of Selling: 1941“: July 1941. “Detroit, Michigan. Head of the … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Shorts Seller: 1941

By Jeffrey Buck It’s hard to believe that shopping for underwear (“shorts”) was so sophisticated at one time; from glass display cases to burly men cutouts. Now typically displayed in plastic bags hanging from generic racks, underwear has become just … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – New Wave: 1941

By Jeffrey Buck The technology and size may have changed but these are still used today! Take a look at the photograph entitled “New Wave: 1941“: July 1941. “Detroit, Michigan. Women drying their hair in the beauty shop at the Crowley-Milner department … Continue reading

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