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1950s Unlimited
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Shop Lobster!!!
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To market, to market…,1960s
Artskool Damage
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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
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Piggly Wiggly, c.1965
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Foodomat 1959 
Acme Market, Nottingham Plaza, Syracuse, N.Y