And now, a photographic trip down NORTHSHORE MALL memory lane. The following snapshots were taken in October 1957, at the shiny new Filene's. Above, we see a display in the Women's & Misses Department.
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A broader view of the Women's & Misses Department. The 140,000 square foot Filene's Northshore had 2 levels. It was the Beantown-based chain's fourth branch location.
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Ladies Shoes are on display in this view.
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The Filene's' Northshore Intimate Department.
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And Layette Department.
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On to the Boys (3-to-6 years-old) Department. I wonder if they have any Davy Crockett hats, a very hot-selling item at the time?
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Moving along, we come to the Boys (age 7 & up) Department.
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