The title of this publication shows that it was magazine primarily aimed at those running dry goods stores. Given that these businesses sold many different things, there were articles and advertisements for “everything.”
Mateo Gonzalez, 2022 Junior Fellow, answers five questions about his work with the Science, Technology and Business Division on the Hispanic Americans in Business and Entrepreneurship research guide.
In June 1934, President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Securities & Exchange Act, one of the most important pieces of legislation that regulates business in the United States.
Have you ever used a hair curler or hair crimping gadget? Have you ever had a permanent? If so, you are getting closer to discovering Charles Nessler.
Garfinckel’s was a prominent department store chain that catered to elite consumers, including government leaders and their wives, and carved out a high-end retail niche in Washington, DC for 85 years.
An approximate notion of the bulk of the business may be gathered from the statement that Mr. Woolworth imports a larger tonnage of toys and tree ornaments than all other United States buyers put together, or over one half of the product of the world.
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The brainchild of editor, writer, and publisher Victorio Velasco, the Seattle Filipino Forum was one of the many newspapers aimed at the early 20th century’s growing Filipino community in Seattle and the broader Pacific Northwest.
Ida Rosenthal and Sara Little Turnbull share a connection to a garment most women in America, and many around the world, wear every day: the brassiere, more commonly called the bra.