Pawnshops Here Could Furnish Good Museum (Newspaper Article)
 


Citation

Schulz, Jimmie, “Pawnshops Here Could Furnish Good Museum (Newspaper Article),” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed June 18, 2024, https://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/32789.


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Title

Pawnshops Here Could Furnish Good Museum (Newspaper Article)

Description

This Asheville Citizen-Times article featuring Leo Finkelstein reports on the life of a pawnbroker, including bizarre items (such as a stuffed bear), rich clients who pay interest just to keep their winter coats safe over the summer, con artists, and a minister who scraped by pawning his Bible every Monday and retrieving it every Saturday evening.

Subject

Pawnbroking--North Carolina--Asheville
Pawnbrokers--North Carolina--Asheville
Finkelstein, Leo, 1905-1998

Creator

Schulz, Jimmie

Date

1939-03-26

Format

JPG

Language

English

Type

Text
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Identifier

107_cd1_01_bear

Spatial Coverage

https://www.geonames.org/4453066/asheville.html

Temporal Coverage

1930s

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