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In Years Past

October 5, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, one of the chief reasons for the popularity and steadily increasing business of the Jamestown dry goods stores was the fact that each year even more people from away were coming to Jamestown to do their trading and fewer people from Jamestown were going elsewhere to make their purchases. Constant improvements could be found in the local stores and the great strides taken in modernizing their equipment and keeping abreast of the times in their merchandise as well as their ways of doing business. This was particularly emphasized by the very great improvements made at the store of the Abrahamson-Bigelow Company on West Third Street. There was a large addition to the store, the addition of several new departments, increased facilities in other departments, etc., all of which would be completed and ready to show on the days of the Fall Opening and Sale to begin on Wednesday.



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