Title: Support Local Bookstores
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/WA00000072/00001
 Material Information
Title: Support Local Bookstores
Physical Description: Photograph
Language: English
Creator: Jane Brockmann ( Photographer )
Jane Brockmann and Thomas Rider ( Donor )
Publication Date: 1994
 Subjects
Subject: 34th Street Wall (Gainesville, FL)
Thirty-fourth Street Wall (Gainesville, FL)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Alachua -- Gainesville -- 34th Street Wall
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Abstract: Date Photographed: Feb 6, 1994 Date created: around 1 Feb 1994 Message: Support Local Bookstores!!! Occasion: The sign painter was reacting to the invasion of the Gainesville market by three large bookstore chains in the previous year: Books-a-million opened in May 1993, Barnes & Noble in July and Media Play (since closed) in November of that year. They brought over 40,000 square feet of sales space but few new customers, making it difficult for locally-owned bookstores to survive. Mike's bookstore, in the heart of downtown, soon closed. Several other independent bookstores remain today, including Goerings and Book Gallery West.
Funding: Digitized with funding from the Florida Humanities Council.
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: WA00000072
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: Alachua County Historic Trust: Matheson Museum, Inc.
Holding Location: Alachua County Historic Trust: Matheson Museum, Inc.
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.

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