Gimbels Brothers Department Store

Title

Gimbels Brothers Department Store

Subject

Gimbels Brothers Department Store, Corner of 8th and Market Streets

Description

This is the Gimbels Department Store in 1966 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This store was once the largest department store chain in the nation as well as the founder of the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States. This store served as a place of employment and of purchase in it's time of occupancy in Philadelphia.

Source

PhillyHistory.org, a project of the Philadelphia Department of Records

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

c. 1966

Contributor

Shila Scott, Ahleah Miles

Rights

Used by permission of PhillyHistory.org, a project of the Philadelphia Department of Records

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photo

Files

Gimbels-1966-phillyhistory-e1323749760895-575x340.jpg


Citation

“Gimbels Brothers Department Store,” Goin' North, accessed February 3, 2023, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/307.