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Nostalgic shoppers snatch almost anything with the famed name and logo from shelves, trying to stop time and buy some memories.
by Sandra Jones
Tribune staff reporter
Published September 9, 2006
“Tote bags, mugs, key chains, tumblers, trays, coasters and the collectible clock. Just about anything with the Marshall Field’s name was selling fast on Friday.
In its last hours as a Marshall Field’s, nostalgic Chicagoans poured into the store’s Vintage shop at the State Street flagship, purchasing all manner of Field’s souvenirs in hopes of holding on to a piece of the 154-year-old emporium that for generations embodied Chicago.”