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...down Broad St dressed with even gloves on shopping. That was back in the 40s. They had a photographer in front of the Kress Store that took photos and you paid for it. I WOULD LIKE to thank the Augusta Fire Department for the gift basket of fruit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-01/rants-raves
A look at the 20th Century: 1940

...downtown business district. The Kress store on the 800 block of Broad Street...28: Broad Street fire burns the Kress store on the 800 block. There is also...Broad Street fire burned the Kress store on the 800 block. There was also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/29/met_262487.shtml
Metro | Augusta National Golf Club | Daniel Field
Dates of the Millennium: January 29

...Street in center of colored population. 1913 - Formal opening of Medical College a big to-do. 1940 - Fire burns Kress' store. 1947 - New estimate for Clark Hill project is $50 million. New basin will extend 27 miles up Savannah River and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/29/met_251631.shtml
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