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Friday, December 30, 2005
NEXT STOP, LADIES GLOVES, & HANDBAGS
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There was a time when women wore gloves and not just to church. Gloves, made from either cotton or leather, were de rigueur when they went out into public. I went shopping for gloves recently and couldn't find any. No one wears them anymore, not even to church.
Btw, here's a picture of Bresee's corset department.
Notice how much of the merchandise is behind counters. You were waited on in those days, and the clerks knew their merchandise, too.
8 Speaking of old photos, Mike left this in a comment: The Federally-funded "Urban Renewal" of the late 1960's completely changed the character of our town and I've created a place where one can get an idea of what it used to be like and how it grew from a sleepy farming village into a bedroom suburb of Detroit.