115 Vintage Photos of Shopping in Cleveland — Including May Company, Halle’s and Higbee’s

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Higbee's. May Company. Halle's. Those were the department stores that ruled the city of Cleveland in the heyday of shopping, hen going to the store was an event that you got dressed up for in your best outfit. These 115 photographs, from the Cleveland Memory Project, show those department stores and other forgotten shops from the golden age of the department store and the unique events and displays they had like backgammon tournaments, caged eagles and celebrity visitors.