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1950s Unlimited

1950-1969 All things mid century. Dont forget
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To market, to market…,1960s

Artskool Damage

Stocking the shelves, c. 1960s

(federal min wages for California)

Minimum wage topped out at $1.00 in the 1950s and that dollar’s top value was $5.39

Minimum wage topped out at $1.60 in the 1960s and it’s value was $6.84

Minimum wage today, 2012 is $8.00 and its value is $4.97 (with an exception of 10.25 min wage for San Francisco)

Info here: Federal Minimum Wages from 1955-2012

Piggly Wiggly, c.1965

Foodomat 1959 

Acme Market, Nottingham Plaza, Syracuse, N.Y