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Remembering Woolworth's : a nostalgic history of the world's most famous five-an
Plunkett-Powell, Karen.
Adult Nonfiction HF5465.U6 W864 1999

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Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Nickel Parakeets and Grilled Cheese: Welcome to the World's Most Famous Five-and-Dimep. viii
Part 1 - Remembering Frank Winfield Woolworth: The Merchant Prince
Chapter 1 - Early Years of the Merchant Princep. 18
Chapter 2 - The Birth of Woolworth's "Great Five-Cent Store"p. 28
Chapter 3 - Frank Sires a Million-Dollar Baby in Pennsylvaniap. 44
Chapter 4 - The March of "Five-and-Dimes"p. 60
Chapter 5 - Reaching for the Sky: The Great Woolworth Buildingp. 83
Part 2 - Remembering Woolworth's ... Around the World
Chapter 6 - Woolworth's Internationalp. 100
Chapter 7 - Transition: From History to Nostalgiap. 130
Part 3 - Remembering ... The Stores!
Chapter 8 - Those Fabulous Lunch Counters!p. 140
Chapter 9 - A Store for All Seasonsp. 166
Chapter 10 - The Spectacle of Woolworth'sp. 184
Chapter 11 - Woolworth's Coast to Coastp. 199
Part 4 - Preserving the Legacy
Chapter 12 - The Collectibles!p. 226
Selected Bibliographyp. 241
Indexp. 243

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