• Posted in: General When Saks came to Indy

    If you like a spot of shopping or just window wishing at a high end retailer, this one’s for you. Saks Fifth Avenue is home to some of the most extravagant items available in Indiana’s...

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  • Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Adverts: It’s in the Cards…

    A classic 7.5 by 3.5″ advertising trade card from an 1880s-era boot & shoe store on the Historic National Road in Indianapolis. Image credit: Ebay Trade cards: Predecessor to the business card, the trading card...

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  • Posted in: Sunday Ads Sunday Adverts: Model Clothing Company Trade Card

    Circa 1890’s, a Victorian era trading card for the Model Clothing Company–one of the big dry goods stores of that time. Before magazines and their unrelenting hundreds of ads were ubiquitous....

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