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Mayfair Market Photograph Collection
MS.016  
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Description
This is collection of 17 cardboard photographs detailing what a grocery store was like in the 1940s-1960s. This Mayfair Market was located on 5075 Federal Boulevard, San Diego, California, 92102. The collection includes photographs that depict scenes of families shopping in the food aisle, the back-loading area, the storefront with empty carts and customers, stock boys stocking shelves, butchers handling meat, and a National Rambler being sold out in the front of the store. The back of each photograph contains a set of teaching questions that refer back to the grocery scene and a withdraw stamp over the number X3909, demonstrating that the photographs were previous teaching materials available with the public library that have been withdrawn from circulation.
Extent
1 box, .25 linear ft.
Restrictions
San Diego Public Library can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claims of the copyright holder. Permission to copy or publish any portion of San Diego Public Library's collection must be given by the San Diego Public Library.
Availability
Collection is open for research.