Old Photos: Window Shopping

These photos show how stores used to advertise goods and services but the most interesting thing is prices.
As always all photos are linked to their large versions.

People shopping in an auto parts store in Lebanon, KS.	February 1957

People shopping in an auto parts store in Lebanon, KS. February 1957

Sign on window advertising a variety of services available in	Kansas City, MO. August 1945

Sign on window advertising a variety of services available in Kansas City, MO. August 1945

Sen. Edward V. Longs law office is maintained in Bowling Green, MO. May 1967

Sen. Edward V. Long's law office is maintained in Bowling Green, MO. May 1967

Sign on liquor store encouraging customers to buy quantity in Kansas City, MO. August 1945

Sign on liquor store encouraging customers to buy quantity in Kansas City, MO. August 1945

Nowadays even XO has to pay more than 75 cents for his haircut.

A man waiting in a barber shop for a haircut in Lebanon, KS.	February 1957

A man waiting in a barber shop for a haircut in Lebanon, KS. February 1957

Carton of cigarettes for $2.25.

Teenage girls drinking milkshakes at a local restaurant in Lebanon, KS. February 1957

Teenage girls drinking milkshakes at a local restaurant in Lebanon, KS. February 1957

Notice – old-timey cereal boxes on the top shelf.

Enos A. Axtell (R), a candidate for office, standing with his family in the grocery store owned by his parents in Kansas City, MO. July 1946

Enos A. Axtell (R), a candidate for office, standing with his family in the grocery store owned by his parents in Kansas City, MO. July 1946

A man buying a greeting card from a drugstore in Lebanon, KS. February 1957

A man buying a greeting card from a drugstore in Lebanon, KS. February 1957

A man waits for customers at a counter in Lebanon, KS. February 1957

A man waits for customers at a counter in Lebanon, KS. February 1957

Men standing on in front of a local drugstore in Lebanon, KS. February 1957

Men standing on in front of a local drugstore in Lebanon, KS. February 1957

Sa-Tan-Ic Laxative Compound in the bottom right.

Medicines for sale at a local drugstore in Lebanon, KS. February 1957

Medicines for sale at a local drugstore in Lebanon, KS. February 1957

Next week, your grandma in a bathtub! Stay tuned.

  • midtown miscreant

    Enos, now theres a name sure to get your ass kicked in grade school.

  • Sa-tan-ic brand laxative!

  • Jimmy

    Bookmarked. 🙂 I always have a liking for old photos. Thanks for sharing.