Grocery delivery isn’t a new concept. In fact, before self-service stores started becoming the norm, most grocers offered a delivery service. This is who was delivering the gorceries in Greenbelt, MD in the ’40s.
This photo is captioned by the U.S. Dept. of Energy as “Tulip Town Market, Grove Center By James Edward Westcott, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, July 4, 1945, National Archives, General Records of the Department of Energy.” Love the wooden crates!
Check out how the Kroger in Lexington, Kentucky looked in 1947. Everything in this photo from the scales to the cash registers is so neat to see.
These ladies are looking mighty fancy for a trip to the grocery store!
This photo of a working mom from 1956 shows that some things don’t change…
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