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F. W. Woolworth

Business (13-Apr-1852 — 8-Apr-1919)


Nina Brown Baker. Nickels and Dimes: The Story of F. W. Woolworth. New York: Harcourt, Brace. 1954. 134pp.

Elisabeth P Myers. F. W. Woolworth: Five and Ten Boy. Bobbs-Merrill. 1962. 200pp.

John Peter Nichols. Skyline Queen and the Merchant Prince: The Woolworth Story. New York City: Trident Press. 1973. 144pp.

Jean Maddern Pitrone. F. W. Woolworth and the American Five and Dime: A Social History. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co.. 2003. 221pp.

John K. Winkler. Five and Ten: The Fabulous Life of F. W. Woolworth. New York City: R.M. McBride & Co.. 1940. 256pp.


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