Kassis store, front window Kleenex display, Laramie, WY, 1938. Large display of Kleenex (tissues from the Kassis store, manufactured by the Kimberly-Clark Corporation), appearing with dolls and a well-dressed mannequin. Ludwig-Svenson Studio Collection, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming. Click on this image to see a larger version!
Spring is in the air, which means many of us are sneezing from seasonal allergies! While grabbing for a tissue to dry those itchy, watery eyes, take a moment to enjoy this window display from 1938. The Kassis store specialized in women’s and children’s apparel, and was located at 202 S. Second Street in downtown Laramie.