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Ben Franklin Store Opens on Monona Drive



Ben Franklin Store Opens on Monona Drive
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Title: Ben Franklin Store Opens on Monona Drive
Description: Robert Retzlaff (left), manager of the newly opened Ben Franklin variety store at 4204 Monona Drive, poses on his store's first day of business. Merchandise and shoppers appear behind him.

Image ID: 101723
Creation
Date:
May 21, 1959 
Creator
Name:
Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972
City, State: Madison, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Vinje, Arthur M. : Photographs and Negatives
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
Published in Wisconsin State Journal on May 22, 1959. 1 of 5 images.
Subjects: Display of merchandise
Neighborhoods
Department stores
Stores, Retail
Crowds
Business enterprises
Businessmen
Variety stores
Executives
 

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