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Contents List of Illustrations 000 Acknowledgments 000 Introduction 000 Chapter One: A Region Develops 1 Chapter Two: Downtown Retailers and "Main Street Towns" 000 Chapter Three: Selling in Hub and Hinterland 000 Chapter Four: The "Chain Store Question" and the Independent Retailer 000 Chapter Five: The Depression and Local Spending 000 Chapter Six: Hard Times and Good Times at Home 000 Epilogue 000 Appendix: Consumption Patterns in Upstate New York, 1920 to 1940 000 Notes 000 Bibliography 000 Index 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Retail trade New York (State) History 20th century, New York (State), Western Economic conditions