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The Story of Marshall Field & Co. Member Picks

When: Thu., Dec. 3, 7 p.m. 2009
Historian Leslie Goddard presents a lavishly illustrated talk tracing the store's history. From its beginnings as a dry goods store in 1852 into a world-class fashion and service trendsetter, Goddard will present photographs, ads, postcards, and other memorabilia that traces the store's cherished traditions. Other topics will include the Walnut Room Christmas tree, the State Street store's legendary window displays, and Frango Mints. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Northbrook Historical Society. Admission is free and seating is limited. For further information, please contact the Northbrook Public Library.

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