Posts Tagged ‘Younkers’

A New Concept in Agri-Business

June 14, 2010

Looking west-southwest approximately 3 miles south of Manson, Iowa, at the intersection of Highways N65 (N/S) and D26 (E/W). (Click on photo to enlarge.)

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Am I the only one who thinks this seems just a little surreal?

Information about the history of Younkers is available at the links below. I have no idea as to the accuracy of the information.

In case you don’t know anything about Younkers stores, they were probably ***the*** department stores for many of us growing up in the Midwest, at least for me in the ’60s and ’70s. (Anymore, for customer service and a few other reasons, I seldom step foot inside any Younkers store.) The Gates department store in Fort Dodge was a nearby favorite, as well.

http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/Younkers-Inc-Company-History.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Younkers

http://www.younkersdepartmentstore.net/

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