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Amazing vintage photos show what it was like to go holiday shopping in New York City 100 years ago





Woman and young boy looking at window of shop where Xmas toys are displayed

  • Cyber Monday was the biggest online shopping day in US history, with Americans spending an estimated $6.6 billion.
  • But 100 years ago, locals of cities like New York would battle large crowds while shopping on busy streets.
  • Photos pulled from the Library of Congress’ archives show what it was like to shop in New York in the early 1900s. A lot has changed since then.

This year, online shopping surged during both Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

But in the not-so-distant past, shoppers were out in droves at brick-and-mortar stores, waiting in long lines and sometimes even getting read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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