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Topic: shopping

1828
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1961
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Tori no machi no kaimono

Tori no machi no kaimono

Print shows a woman with her head covered by cloth followed by a man carrying a sack on his back, possibly returning from the harvest festival on the day of the rooster.

Plato at Bridge End. J.D. Gray & Co. importers

Plato at Bridge End. J.D. Gray & Co. importers

Print shows a large advertisement with fashionably dressed men and women outside "J[ames] D. Gray & Co. Importers" with their purchases, as others race to enter the store in the background, also shows a railroa... more

New York City - Our Indian allies - Sioux warriors making purchases on Broadway for themselves and squaws

New York City - Our Indian allies - Sioux warriors making purchases on...

Native Americans examining goods inside a shop on Broadway, New York City.

A hint from the world's fair - why not have a "bureau of public comfort" in every large city? / F. Opper.

A hint from the world's fair - why not have a "bureau of public comfor...

Print shows a vignette cartoon with, at center, a place for Republican's to go to commiserate while awaiting the next election with such stalwart Republicans as George F. Edmunds, John Sherman, William M. Evart... more

A painful prophetic vision / F.M. Hutchins.

A painful prophetic vision / F.M. Hutchins.

Print shows a well-dressed, grand old woman sitting in a chair, with a comb labeled "Republican Party" in her hair, and newspapers on the floor around her with headlines "Evening Reporter - Commerce Picking Up ... more

The greatest department store on earth; - and every day a bargain day / J.S. Pughe.

The greatest department store on earth; - and every day a bargain day ...

Print shows Uncle Sam standing behind the counter at "Uncle Sam's Department Store" where there is a "Great Sale Now Going On Inside"; the store is filled with representatives of "Germany, England, France, Russ... more

Whitehall Street - shopping district

Whitehall Street - shopping district

Print shows view of Whitehall Street with carriages and electric trolley cars along the street and pedestrians on the sidewalks.

Buster makes room for his mama at the bargain counter /

Buster makes room for his mama at the bargain counter /

"Shows a bargain counter in a department store and a large gathering of women examining goods. It is a special sale, and a great deal of interest is shown by the ladies, who jostle and crowd each other to secur... more

Bargain day, 14th Street, New York /

Bargain day, 14th Street, New York /

The film shows hundreds of tightly packed people crowding into the front door of the Rothschild Co. 5 and 10 cent store. They are so closely packed it is difficult to tell one from another. The view is from acr... more

Helen Taft shopping / Clinedinst, Washington, D.C.

Helen Taft shopping / Clinedinst, Washington, D.C.

Photograph shows two women getting into a convertible automobile with the presidential seal on the door.

The toy department / L.M. Glackens.

The toy department / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows a crowd of parents and children in the toy department of a department store at Christmas, with Santa Claus surrounded by a group of parents.

Shopping - the last quarter of the honeymoon / Strimpl 1914 ; painted by Strimpl.

Shopping - the last quarter of the honeymoon / Strimpl 1914 ; painted ...

Illustration shows the new bride choosing fabrics in a store while her husband patiently waits, sitting in a chair on the right.

Fifth avenue - as it looks to a leader of the post-impressionists / Marin '12 ; painted by John Marin.

Fifth avenue - as it looks to a leader of the post-impressionists / Ma...

Illustration shows a post-impressionist view of Fifth Avenue, New York City, N.Y.

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