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In July 1933 C.M. Ross celebrated their 50th Jubilee. The company, begun by Charles Ross in 1883, grew into one of the foremost department stores in Palmerston North. The Jubilee celebrations included a month-long sale, a Jubilee concert and a 5 tier cake was cut in an afternoon function at their tearooms on 6 July 1933.

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Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2009P_Bc418_BUI_2637
Title
C M Ross Co. Ltd lit up for their 50th jubilee, The Square
Held In
Outsize
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bc 418
Date
July 1933

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The Square, Palmerston North

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1930s,
black and white,
building,
c m ross building,
cars,
celebration,
display windows,
jubilee,
lights,
rosco,
shop,
thematic collections,
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