Vintage Fashions - Macy's at Herald Square in New York City - 1906
Although this advertisement didn't pertain specifically with fashion, many American women frequently shopped at Macy's for the latest in fine Women's Fashions from around the globe. Excelent photograph of the Macy's Building in New York from 1906. This is the same building that was used to film parts of the delightful 1947 Christmas theme film 'Miracle on 34th Street."
MACY'S Herald Square
Broadway at 6th Ave., 34th St. to 35th St. New York
THE LARGEST RETAIL STORE UNDER ONE ROOF IN THE WORLD
FLOOR SPACE— 24 acres, equal in area approximately to ten city blocks.
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES— Over 5,000 in the building and over 10,000 in the building and in various manufacturing enterprises that serve as feeders for the Macy store. Among these enterprises :
A Glass Factory in Bohemia, a Cut Glass Factory in New York City, a Pottery Works at Rudolstadt, a Porcelain Decorating Plant at Carlsbad, a China Decorating Shop at Limoges, a China Decorating Shop in New York City, a Handkerchief Factory in Belfast, a Shirt Factory in Poughkeepsie, Muslin Underwear Factories in New York, Brooklyn and Carlstadt ; a Silk Waist Factory in New York, a Mattress Factory in New York, a Candy Factory in New York, a Baking Powder Factory in New York, a Harness Factory in New York, and a Chemical Laboratory in New York.
Particular attention is directed to the splendid service rendered by our Mail Order Organization. Catalogues issued twice a year.
R. H. MACY & CO. New York, N. Y.
Source: Advertisment appeared in the Cunard Daily Bulletin for Thursday, June 7, 1906 printed on board the R.M.S. Carmania.