Thursday, January 15, 2009

Newlyweds first grocery bill 1939

After Ron and Fran Bennett returned home from their honeymoon in 1939, the first order of business was to go grocery shopping. The attached is the actual receipt. They purchased 26 items, the most expensive item cost 30 cents and the bill totaled $2.89. On the back of the receipt the new Mrs. Bennett wrote , our first grocery bill Mr. and Mrs. R.H. Bennett Nov. 1, 1939 The store was Lou Lewis Food Market in the Heights area of Houston I have lots more to share about Ron and Fran. Lots of pics and stories in the future.

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