How Shopping Looked Like In The Past Century (40 pics)

Posted in       5 Jul 2018       7961       1

1980, When Every Soft Drink Bottle On The Shelf Was Still Glass

Country Store On Dirt Road. Note The Kerosene Pump On The Right And The Gasoline Pump On The Left. Brother Of Store Owner Stands In Doorway. Gordonton, North Carolina, 1939

The Grocery Store Of The Late 19th Century, USA

Grocery Shopping, 1960s

Cashiers At The Piggly Wiggly Continental, Encino, California, 1962

Publix Supermarkets Showcased Their Wide Aisles And A Self-Service Dairy Case By Driving A Shopper Around A New Store In A Tiny Car, Circa 1957

Interior Of The Original Piggly Wiggly Self-Service Grocery Store, Memphis, Tennessee. The First Self Service Grocery Store, Opened 1916. Picture From 1918

Shopping In Coop Store, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1938

Two Women Shopping In An American Supermarket, Circa 1970

Publix Market In Sarasota, Florida, 1961

A Large Sign Reading "I Am An American" Placed In The Window Of A Store, On December 8, The Day After Pearl Harbor. The Business Was Owned By The Matsuda Family. The Store Was Closed Following Orders To Persons Of Japanese Descent To Evacuate From Certain West Coast Areas

Children In Front Of Grocery Store, Chicago, Illinois, 1941

Jitney Jungle Checkout Clerk Billy Barineau In Tallahassee, 1962

Jayne Mansfield Grocery Shopping In Las Vegas, 1959

Supermarket In 1960s

Man And Dogs In Front Of Grocery Store, Robinson, Illinois, 1940

Working Mother Jennie Magill Shopping With Her Children At The Super Market, 1956

James Dean Shopping For Groceries In Marfa, TX, 1955

My Great Great Grandparents At The Counter Of Their Grocery Store In Bremerton, Washington (1925)

Home Turned Into Grocery Store, Omaha, Nebraska, 1938

Shopping In Coop Store, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1938

My Great Grandfather Standing In His Grocery Store, Evansville, IN, 1960

Buying Groceries In Store At Blankenship, Indiana, 1938

The Super Giant Supermarket In Rockville, Maryland, 1964

My 2nd Great Grandmother Opening Her Store In Cincinnati, Ohio

Food Shopping And Mini-Skirts, 1970

Three Women Talking In Frozen Food Aisle Of Supermarket, 1950s

Tulip Town Market, Grove Center By James Edward Westcott, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, July 4, 1945

Mayfair Supermarket Cookie Display, 1950s

Working At A General Store, 1973

Shopping In The Cooperative Grocery Store, Greenbelt, Maryland, 1942 (Colorized)

Kroger Grocery Store, Lexington Kentucky, 1947, By Lafayette Studio

Interior Of A Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store, 1959

At Nixon, Wife Of VP, Grocery Shopping With Her Daughters Julie And Tricia, 1958

Dairy Counter At Clark's, A Grocery, Drug, Sundries, And Department Store And Lunch Counter, Charlotte, NC, 1962 Or 1963

Proprietor Of Small Grocery Store, Jeanerette, Louisiana, 1938

Box-Boy In A Small Rural Grocery Store In Southeast Idaho, 1972

Kings Supermarket, 1950s

1920 Interior View Of A Chicago Grocery

Grocery Cart, 1974

1   Comment ?
Varan1 2 year s ago
Awesome post! I remember a lot of those eras - all the way back to the 1960's. Weird how a lot of that produce is total shit in boxes and cans - personally, I've switched right back to only buying foods that only came off a farm and never got into a factory.



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