• Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Ads: More Than Just Jewelry

    Goodman Jewelers at 30 West Washington Street dabbled in “slenderizing” equipment back in the 1950s. (Image: Indiana State Library) Business: Goodman Jewelers Date of this Advertisement: April 12, 1959 Location: 30 West Washington Street Neighborhood:...

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  • Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Adverts: Real Silk

    In 1922, brothers Jack and Lazure Goodman formed the Real Silk Hosiery Company, one of the first companies to sell women’s hosiery door-to-door. ¬†At the height of their success in 1929, Real Silk sold over...

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