Collection:General Photograph CollectionSeries: TPL-1089
(Unique: 39377) Date: ca. 1905 Description: Several saleswomen, dressed in black and white, prepare for large crowds expected at one of Peoples sales. This one was probably the annual spring white sale held circa 1905. Signs indicating item prices are prominently displayed in the clothes bins atop sturdy wood tables. Peoples department store opened in Tacoma in 1888 before moving to its longtime location at 11th & Pacific. They closed their doors in 1983. Address:1101-07 Pacific Ave. (Check the Buildings Index) Subjects:Peoples (Tacoma); Department stores--Tacoma--1900-1910; Photographer: Lee, F. J. Image type: Black & White Print type: Fiber base-Matte Print format: 8x10" Rights: See Tacoma Public Library for specific rights and permissions.