Fading Ads of the Twin Cities (Hardcover)

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On brick buildings throughout Minneapolis and St. Paul, overlooked, fleeting symbols chronicle the cities' past.


Champion, John Deere, and International Harvester still tout their agricultural equipment, and Gold Medal and Pillsbury Flour remind everyone where these now global companies began. Weathered proclamations from Grain Belt, Jacob Schmidt, and Gluek's Beer offer a glimpse into early local brewing. Ads from Schmitt Music and Dahl Violin Shop recall a thriving art scene. Local hardware stores like Welna Ace Hardware and grocery stores like J.H. Allen & Co Grocers and Schoen's Home Grocery hawk long-gone wares through elegant painted announcements.


Join photographer and author Jay Grammond for a fascinating journey through Twin Cities history.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781540250797
ISBN-10: 1540250792
Publisher: History PR
Publication Date: January 24th, 2022
Pages: 162
Language: English
Series: Fading Ads