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Title:

Gertz Ribbon Cutting

Creator:

Long Island Daily Press

Date:

October 12, 1956

Description:

Officials pause for a photograph during the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the newly-opened Gertz department store. Mrs. Joseph Hackett, President of the Gertz Customer Advisory Board, is cutting the ribbon. Looking on are (from left to right) Charles E. McCarthy,, president of Allied Stores; B. Earl Puckett, Allied Stores board chairman; band leader Vaughn Monroe; Ralph A. Waltz, president of Gertz Long Island, and Nassau County Executive A. Holly Patterson. The ceremonies took place at the six-story store in the Mid-Island Shopping Plaza.

Location:

358 North Broadway, Hicksville, NY

Type:

black and white print; digital image Open in Browser 6 KB