Air-conditioning was a big plus for stores in the postwar years

May 8, 2009

In the 1950s, Wodtke's Department Store sold lots of white gloves to women, and hats to men and women. Women also bought bathing caps. Kay Wodtke Trent tells the story. 

Wodtke's Department Store was in Vero Beach.
Wodtke's Department Store was in Vero Beach.
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