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Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, November 23, 2022

With everyone talking about the elections, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas shopping, and that dreaded word, INFLATION, we thought it might be fun to look up what was going on in Phillips County in November of 1942.

Trafton-Dorr was advertising a new Lay-A-Way Plan, which was described as “a small deposit to hold any Garment until you call for it at Christmas time.” Some garments advertised included White Elk Sno-Shoes for Women ($3.25), Misses ($2.50) and Children ($1.60), and “Suzette Snip-it Slips”, priced at $2.25, and Men’s Union Suits, $4.75.

But nothing, nothing beats this deal: 4...


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