Throwback Thursday: Black Friday Edition
Each week we’ll be posting a photograph from University Archives that shows a scene from KU’s past. We’ve also scanned more than 34,800 images from KU’s University Archives and made them available online; be sure to check them out!
Happy Thanksgiving, Jayhawks! Is anyone braving the Black Friday crowds tomorrow?
Don’t forget that Spencer Research Library is closed through Sunday, November 25th, for the holiday.
KU students in front of Abe Levy’s clothing store, 1890s. University Archives Photos.
Call Number: RG 71/0 1890s Prints: Student Activities (Photos).
Click image to enlarge (redirect to Spencer’s digital collections).
The 1893 Lawrence city directory lists Abe Levy as a “hatter and gents furnisher” located at 821 Massachusetts Street, where Prairie Patches is today.
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Tags: Abe Levy, Caitlin Donnelly, KU History, Lawrence, Lawrence KS, Massachusetts Street, photographs, Students, Throwback Thursday, University Archives, University history, University of Kansas
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