Sherman-Williams Co.


Sherman-Williams Co.


Ansco negative of the Sherman-Williams Paint Company store, having a Grand Opening Sale. The store was located at 14 W 1st, in Dickinson, ND. The photo is of the inside of the store with two workers and two costumers. There are signs on top of the ceiling that read as follows: Just Say Charge It, we'll open your account today; KEM-GLO, the miracle luster enamel, for wall and woodwork, charge it; See the new Color Harmony Guide, borrow a copy to take home; Super Kem-Tone Guaranteed Washable Latex Wall Paint, charge it; Choose from the latest Fashionable Colors; Loxon, Basement Wall paint, won't flake ... peel ... or rub off; Paint now, pay later, open a charge account. There are signs on the back wall that read as follows: Super Kem-Tone, De Luxe Latex Wall Paint; Luxurious Decoration, Everyone Can Afford!; Paint Now-Pay Later, Use our Budge Plan, $25 or more, 3 months to pay, $40 or more, 4 months to pay, $75 or more, 5 month to pay, now down payment, no interest or carrying charges; Kem-Glo Alkyd Enamel; Register for Grand Prizes; SWP Your Best Buy in house paint; Paint now, pay later, open a charge account. Signs inside the store read: Charge it, grand opening sale; Everyday Household Needs; Super-Koat, Paint Rollers; Sherwin-Williams Paints; Colormeter; Get Acquainted Free Gifts for everyone; X-acto Colonial Antique Kits for Home decorating. Inside on gondolas are paints and paint supplies. 2 men at the back, in white shirts and slacks, are waiting on 2 men, one of which has is back to the camera and is wearing a plaid shirt and slacks. Unidentified.

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Black and white Ansco Safety Film





Spatial Coverage

Dickinson, ND

Original Format

Safety Film Negative

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Physical Location

Box 99

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