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Monday, June 30, 2014

Store history focus of talk at Derby Library

DERBY - The Derby Public Library will host a talk, From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox Company in the 1950s at 6:30 p.m. July 28.  

Elizabeth Abbe, Director of Public Outreach at the Connecticut Historical Society, will be your guide down memory lane, with a look at Connecticut’s favorite department store. 

She will take you back, floor by floor, to the days when Fox was the largest privately-owned store in the United States and the customer was always right.   

Insight will also be given on the life of Beatrice Fox Auerbach, the remarkable woman who set the standard for customer service.   

There will also be a display of clothing, furniture, and photographs. Participants are encouraged to bring their memories along with a favorite purchase of their own to share.   
Registration is requested.   

For more information, stop by the Library, 313 Elizabeth St., call 203-736-1482 or visit www.derbypubliclibrary.org.    


This is a press release from Cathy Williams, Director, Derby Public Library.

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