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Title: Sears and Roebuck Building, Memphis, Tennessee
Other Titles: Memphis, Tennessee Gateway to the South and West about 1940
Keywords: Memphis, Tennessee;Postcards;Commercial buildings;Automobiles
Issue Date: 1940
Series/Report no.: Rhodes College Postcard Collection
Abstract: This is an image of the Sears Crosstown Building at 495 N. Watkins in Memphis, Tennessee. On August 8, 1927, Mayor Rowlett Paine cut a red ribbon officially opening the eleven storied, brand-new Sears, Roebuck Catalog Order Plant and Retail Store. It was the 14th buiding Sears had opened in just two. It quickly grew into one of the largest retail centers in the city.
Description: This 3x5 image is included in a postcard folder Memphis Tennessee the Gateway to the South and West, dated about 1940
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10267/166
Appears in Collections:Rhodes College Postcard Collection

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