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Catalog Number 1982.144.010
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Print. Black and white photographic print of a window display at Crowley's Department Store. A female mannequin stands on the left side of the display, dressed in evening wear, a display of paint pallets is ornamented left of the mannequin and features many differing types of buttons for the annual button sale. Signage in the foreground of the display reads, "Annual Button Sale, A perennial fashion favorite for dresses, blouses, coats, suits, and earrings. Silver finish, metal, plastic, and ceramic. Cards contain 2 to 9 buttons. $0.78 a card. Notions, St. Floor, Main Building." Printed on the bottom edge of the recto are the store name, slogan, location, photograph sequence number, and name of photographer, "Crowley's, 'The Friendly Store,' Detroit (26) Michigan, 22540-3x, Davis B. Hillmer."
Date 1940s
Photographer Hillmer, Davis B.
Neg # 22540-3x
Print size 8.00" x 10.00"
Collection Hillmer, Davis B.
Search Terms Crowley Milner & Co.
Crowley's
Crowley's Department Store
Buttons
Retail