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Savage Retail: 1939

Savage Retail: 1939

September 1939. "Abandoned mail-order house. Minneapolis, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

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This explains why I didn't get my order. (Sigh)

Final Year.

The former Minneapolis Exposition Hall, demolished in 1940. More info; http://www.minneapolishistorical.org/items/show/91

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3 FEEDS for ONE CENT

Their faded slogan is barely visible above and behind the first "A" in their name on the tower. "3 FEEDS for ONE CENT". Were towers like this only to serve as a highly visible landmark to place their name, or did they have another function as well?

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