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Mayer Drug Store

Mayer Drug Store was located at 243 North Main Street (corner of Sixth and Main) in Mansfield, Ohio, from at least 1941 to 1961. Mayer Drug was described as an ethical drug store. Conditions inside the store were said to be good, with a sober, conscientious and steady staff. The store ran several advertisements in the Akron Beacon Journal between 1944 and 1948 seeking both registered pharmacists and full-time clerks; it offered a good starting salary and advancement opportunities as selling points. In the shopping sector, the store offered plush animals and dolls from $2.49. Metal and plastic compacts were priced on a range of $1-$5. The store also offered toys and games at a wide range of prices.  

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  • “Gifts for Children” Akron Beacon Journal. December 19, 1944 
  • “Gifts for Children” Akron Beacon Journal. December 8, 1944 
  • “Female Help Wanted: Full Time Clerking” Akron Beacon Journal. December 18, 1947 
  • “Gifts for Women” Akron Beacon Journal. November 28, 1944 
  • “Page 47 Help Male” Akron Beacon Journal. June 18, 1948  

Green Book Details

Mayer Drug Store appears in the Green Book from 1950 to 1955 as “Mayor.” It is erroneously listed at 242 N. Main St. in Mansfield under the category Drugstores.

243 N Main St, Mansfield, OH

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