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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 (Tenn.)|
|Date Issued: ||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|
|Appears in Collections:||Rhodes College Postcards|
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