A History of Shopping Through the Sears Catalog – A Library Program, March 17

 John Damond of the Enoch Pratt Free Library will present a program called “A History of Shopping through the Sears Catalog at the Cecil County Public Library, Elkton branch on March 17, 2010, at 7 p.m.  Take a trip down memory lane and see the fashions and prices through the years using pictures from old department store catalogs during this free program.  Starting with the 1930s and ending in the present day, you will see how clothes, furniture, appliances, toys, and more changed decade by decade.  You will also see how the value of the dollar changed.   

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2 responses to “A History of Shopping Through the Sears Catalog – A Library Program, March 17

  1. I wouldn’t mind hearing this as I have been very active in researching my family. My grandfather bought a Sears Roebuck house circa 1924 in Tarrytown, Westchester County, New York. It is still standing and being lived in by the 3rd owners. My wife and I got to go through it years ago on our way back to Maryland, whilst waiting for traffic up there to clear

  2. I’m thinking of attending too.

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