Famous-Barr: St. Louis Shopping at Its Finest Edna Campos Gravenhorst

Famous-Barr: St. Louis Shopping at Its Finest

Author: Edna Campos Gravenhorst
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Book Title
Famous-Barr: St. Louis Shopping at Its Finest
Author
Edna Campos Gravenhorst
ISBN
9781540211576
For ninety-five years, St. Louis residents counted on Famous-Barr to buy the things they used every day and to celebrate the moments that happened only once a year. Customers might bump into Sophia Loren while shoe shopping or confide in Santa Claus during a visit to Toyland. May Company purchased the Famous Clothing Company in 1892 and acquired the William Barr Dry Goods Company nineteen years later. In 1914, Famous-Barr opened the doors of its iconic downtown location, treating folks across Missouri and Illinois to almost a century of spectacular window displays and legendary luncheons.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Edna Campos GravenhorstPublisher: History Press Library EditionsPublished: 11/11/2014ISBN: 9781540211576Pages: 162Weight: 0.85lbsSize: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.44d
For ninety-five years, St. Louis residents counted on Famous-Barr to buy the things they used every day and to celebrate the moments that happened only once a year. Customers might bump into Sophia Loren while shoe shopping or confide in Santa Claus during a visit to Toyland. May Company purchased the Famous Clothing Company in 1892 and acquired the William Barr Dry Goods Company nineteen years later. In 1914, Famous-Barr opened the doors of its iconic downtown location, treating folks across Missouri and Illinois to almost a century of spectacular window displays and legendary luncheons.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Edna Campos Gravenhorst
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Published: 11/11/2014
ISBN: 9781540211576
Pages: 162
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.44d
For ninety-five years, St. Louis residents counted on Famous-Barr to buy the things they used every day and to celebrate the moments that happened only once a year. Customers might bump into Sophia Loren while shoe shopping or confide in Santa Claus during a visit to Toyland. May Company purchased the Famous Clothing Company in 1892 and acquired the William Barr Dry Goods Company nineteen years later. In 1914, Famous-Barr opened the doors of its iconic downtown location, treating folks across Missouri and Illinois to almost a century of spectacular window displays and legendary luncheons.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Edna Campos Gravenhorst
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Published: 11/11/2014
ISBN: 9781540211576
Pages: 162
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 9.00h x 6.00w x 0.44d