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The Digital Villager: Bargain Hunting at Hearn's


Picture it: The year is 1933, and you need a new coat! Chances are, you'd be headed to Hearn's. This department store, located on 14th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues from 1879 until 1955, was a New York shopping mecca.  

I recently found these full page Hearn's ads in 1933 issues of The Villager, which we've recently started to digitize at Jefferson Market. So far, April 1933-April 1959 is available to search in our basement reading room!

Bias Cut Slips were only 79 cents on April 20, 1933!
"Your Coat Will Cover a Multitude of Hasty Toillettes" on August 24, 1933!


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