Downtown 1958

Downtown 1958

Monday, October 12, 2015

All Sets Have Been Checked Out...

August 11, 1959, Appleton Post-Crescent
When a new television could cost upwards of $400, a used TV at a bargain price would always be welcome.  Here are some other average facts and figures from 1959:  car: $2,200, gasoline: 30 cents/gallon, house: $18,500, bread: 20 cents/loaf, milk: $1.01/gallon, postage stamp: 4 cents, average annual salary: $5,500, minimum wage: $1.00 per hour.

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