Remember The Five And Dime? 1950s Menu Tells It All

The most popular of those big, old variety stores was Woolworth’s, where everything was cheap. As a kid I always got my weekly full pound of jelly beans and a king-sized Coke for 10¢ each. Now long gone, the chain of 5,000 stores once stretched from Manhattan NY to Manhattan Beach CA, as well as in England and Germany. Really miss you, F.W.

2 thoughts on “Remember The Five And Dime? 1950s Menu Tells It All

  1. Ed Lipp

    Thanks for the memories, Ted. I often wnet to the dime store on Ridge Ave. in Philly, where I could get a hot dog with sauer kraut for a nickel. Another nickel got me a root beer in a huge frosted mug.

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    1. Ted Post author

      Recall the Woolworth’s Ridge. Bought weekly jelly beans at Woorman’s, a dugout store on Girard Av just a block south of the Hum main gate. Do you remember Schmitty’s Ice Cream near Woolworth’s? Best, Ted

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