Garments of Quality at R. B. Foster

Perhaps you’re looking for a new winter coat at the holiday sales this year. If you were in Skidmore, Missouri in November 1908, you’d find garments of quality at the R. B. Foster store. From the November 19, 1908 Skidmore New Era, page 6:

Illustrated ad features two women in fashionable coats from 1908. Text of ad follows.
Ad for the R. B. Foster store of Skidmore, Missouri. Skidmore New Era, November 19, 1908, p. 6.

The ad reads, “A Thanksgiving sale of cloaks. If you’ll buy a garment here you’ll have cause to be thankful, because we provide you only with garments of quality. No matter what you pay for a Palmer Coat, you’ll get big value and practice genuine economy, for a cheap garment is almost always dear. Now, this week preceding Thanksgiving, we shall make special inducements on garments and in every case will guarantee satisfaction. R. B. Foster.”

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