New Wilson County Materials Online at Digital NC

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There are clearly not ‘just pants’ in this store.

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I can put a whole turkey in the register.

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Welcome to Just Nail Polish!

I was rummaging through storage and found about two hundred and fifty slides that were produced by the Wilson County Chamber of Commerce in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. It is a wonderful depiction of feathered hair, cash registers the size of refrigerators, women getting arrested and stores named Just Pants that clearly also sell shirts and vests (you can see the evidence in the picture and in this un-ironic  commercial from 1978). UNC Chapel Hill has digitized fifty-five of these little slices of Wilson heaven and they are now online.

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