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Early images of Woolworths in the United States in the late 19th century - a header picture for the menu to choose an exhibit in our 19th century gallery

 

The Woolworth and Knox store in Reading PA in 1884. Woolworth's cousin Seymour Knox at the far in the foregroundBusiness Card from the Woolworth and Knox store in Reading Pennsylvania USA, c1884

Origins of the 5 & 10¢


The story begins   Introducing the Woolworth brothers  

  Birthplace of the 5 & 10¢   The first 5¢ cent table   A salutary lesson   

Ground Zero - Lancaster 1879   The Friendly Rivals   European Buying

 

 

Replica of the original hanging sign at Woolworth's Lancaster, Pennsylvania