This Depression-era postcard illustrates a Tampa. Florida Grants operation.
Graphic from the Boston Public Library


In this and the following shot, we see a stand-alone Grants store. This was located in Riverside, New Jersey.
Photos from Library of Congress


These images are dated October 1954.
Photos from Library of Congress


In this and the following photo, we have views of the shiny new Grants VILLA PLAZA store. The shopping hub -and Grants- were located in Lakewood, Washington.
Photos from http://search.tacomapubliclibrary.org (Tacoma Public Library)


The Lakewood location opened for business in 1957. Oft times, I will see Grants remembered as a 5 & 10 operation. However, I recall Grants as a more upscale combination of a 5 & 10 and J.C. Penney. There was a subtle difference between a Woolworth's and a Grants.
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