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Catalog Number 2007.069.009
Object Name Book
Title The J.L. Hudson Company, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A., The Store, The City, The People
Scope & Content Book containing a profile of the J.L. Hudson Company. The booklet includes background information about Detroit's history and attractions, the downtown and Northland Center Hudson's locations, the construction of Eastland Center, and Hudson's Departments and events like the Fair Internationale, the Thanksgiving Day Parade, the Import Department and the Associated Merchandising Corporation, and the Delivery Department. The booklet includes illustrations by René Bouché, and color-coded French, Italian, and German translations accompanying the English text. The book is bound in a tan paper cover with heavy blue and green fibers, and printed with a design consisting of interlocking red and blue 'H's' with the initials "J.L." contained within squared formed in the design, and the text, "J.L. Hudson" repeated as a square border surrounding it.
Date c. 1957
Year Range from 1956
Year Range to 1957
Extent of Description 8.25" x 10.5" x 0.3125"
52 pages
Collection Business/Stores/Retail
Search Terms J.L. Hudson Company
Department Stores
Northland Center
Eastland Center