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A Look Back At The Iconic Department Store, G. Fox & Company

You can things of Christmases gone by without thinking about the iconic Connecticut department store that was G. Fox and Company. It was a beautiful art deco family owned store, one of the largest in the nation. Generations of families worked there…it was the heart of downtown Hartford.    

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I Miss Our “Department Store” World

As a little girl going to a department store in South Bend, Indiana was a thrill. Our department store was called “Robertson’s.” It was a special day when you got to go downtown to Robertson’s. We got all dressed up and would get to ride the elevators up and down on all six floors and Read more…

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Gimbels Department Store

Gimbels Department Store…what a story this is! Some of this story is chronicled here on this blog called NYC Vintage. I grew up in Indiana so we had our department stores with the mezzanines and the tea rooms and the soda fountain areas, but Gimbels was the Grand Daddy of them all. Back in the Read more…

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