1929

Automobiles

New

  • Chevrolet Roadster, 525.00
  • Chrysler De Soto Six, 845.00
  • Pontiac Big Six, 745.00

Used

  • 1928, Chevrolet Coup, 395.00
  • 1925, Chevrolet Sedan, 175.00
  • 1925, Cleveland Touring Car, 115.00

Clothing

  • Boy’s pajamas, 1.50/pair
  • Boy’s sailor suit, 4.98/each
  • Boy’s shirt, 1.00/each
  • Boy’s shoes, 1.95-3.45/pair
  • Boy’s sweater, wool, 3.00-4.98/each
  • Girl’s dress, 5.59/each
  • Men’s hat, Stetson, 8.50-10.00/each
  • Men’s shirt, 1.50/each
  • Men’s shoes, Oxfords, 5.35-7.50/pair
  • Men’s suit, 12.50/each
  • Men’s sweater, wool, 4.95/each
  • Women’s coat, 15.00-49.50/each
  • Women’s dress, 16.50/each
  • Women’s hat, turban style, 5.00/each
  • Women’s pajamas, 2.00/pair
  • Women’s shoes, 10.00/pair
  • Women’s suit, 3 pieces, 14.98/each

Employment

many jobs listed; no salaries provided

Food & beverages

  • Apples, .22/3 lbs
  • Bacon, Fireside, sliced, .45/lb
  • Bananas, .25/dozen
  • Bread, Supreme, .08/loaf
  • Butter, Louella, .53/lb
  • Cantaloupe, .19/2
  • Coffee, Maxwell House, .49/lb tin
  • Coffee, Sanka, decaffeinated, .65/lb
  • Crisco, .23/lb can
  • Ham, Armour’s Star, .49/lb
  • Jam, Ideal, strawberry, .29/jar
  • Jell-O, .20/3 pkgs
  • Ketchup, Pride of the Farm, .18/bottle
  • Lamb chops, .39/lb
  • Lard, Wilson’s Certified, .39/2 lb can
  • Oats, Quaker, quick cook or regular, .10/pkg
  • Onions, .25/5 lbs
  • Oranges, Sunkist, .25/dozen
  • Pancake flour, Aunt Jemima, .14/pkg
  • Potatoes, Long Island, .50-.85/basket
  • Soda, C & C, ginger ale, .25/3 bottles
  • Soup, Campbell’s, .24/3 cans
  • Spaghetti, Asco, .25/3 pkgs
  • Tea, Tetley’s, .45/8 oz pkg
  • Watermelon, Jersey, .50/each

Household & seasonal goods

  • Ammonia, Asco, .19/quart bottle
  • Blanket, wool, 6.98-8.98/each
  • Breakfast table & chairs, 19.50-39.50/set
  • Broom, .55/each
  • Dinnerware set, 55 pieces, 6.85-12.50/set
  • Laundry soap, Oakite, .24/2 pkgs
  • Lawn mowers, Coldwell, 8.25-21.50/each
  • Mason jars, .85/pint size; 1.15/quart size
  • Measuring spoon set, .25/each
  • Pressure cooker kettle, 10 quart size, 20.00/each
  • Range, gas, 49.50-67.50/each
  • Refrigerator, oak & porcelain lined, 32.50-85.00/each
  • Scouring pads, Brillo, .17/large pkg

Newspaper

.02/daily paper

Personal care & health

  • Callous remover, O-Joy, patch, .25/3 patches
  • Dry cleaning, men’s suit, 1.25/each
  • Permanent wave, 8.00/person
  • Soap, Ivory, .25/6 “guest size” bars
  • Toilet paper, Scott, .10/roll

Real estate

Houses for sale

  • Morristown, 5 rooms, bungalow, 5,200.00
  • Morristown, 5 rooms, colonial, 6,000.00
  • Morristown, 6 rooms, new, 7,900.00

Houses for rent

  • Morris Plains, 6 rooms, 65.00/month
  • Mt. Tabor, 6 rooms, 30.0/month
  • Morristown, 7 rooms, 75.00/month

Apartments & rooms

  • Morristown, 5 rooms, 65.00/month
  • Morristown, 5 rooms, 25.00/month
  • Morristown, 2 rooms, 10.00/week

Recreation & amusements

  • Card party, Knights of Pythias, .50/tally
  • Dinner, Lackawanna Restaurant, [Wharton, NJ], 1.00/plate
  • Football, 1.00-10.00/each
  • Football helmet, 3.50-7.50/each
  • Football shoes, 6.50/pair
  • Golf bags, 4.95-8.95/each
  • Golf clubs, Kroydon, irons, 2.25-4.25/each
  • Golf course, Physiatric Institute, [Morristown, NJ], 1.00/half day; 25.00 season ticket
  • Radio, Philco, Neutrodyne Lowboy, 129.50/each
  • Theatre, Broad St., [Newark, NJ], .50-1.50/matinee ticket

School supplies

Pencil sharpener, Boston, .69-.85/each