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Catalog Number WF 1039
Caption J. C. Penney Company - interior
Description Interior view of J. C. Penney Company, located at 603 Commercial in the Brooks Block on the SE corner of 6th and Commercial; see also WF 1236. This photo shows Penney's advertisements for "End of Season Clearance Sale." For a full view of the ground floor of the store, combine images WF 1039 and 1040. For an exterior view of the store, see WF 1038. This was the third location of the J. C. Penney store in Anacortes. The 1921 city directory listed Penney's store in the Keystone Building at the corner of 7th and Commercial. The 12-8-1922 ANACORTES AMERICAN reported, "J. C. Penney will move from current location in Keystone Block to Matheson building" at 718 Commercial. The 4-5-1928 edition reported on Penney's grand opening in the newly completed Brooks Block. The store closed sometime between 1983 and 1984. By October 1985 the space was occupied by Bayshore Office Products, which is still there as of November 2008.
Date 1930s - c.
Photographer BRADY, Ferd (in his collection retrieved by Wallie Funk)
Collection Wallie Funk Collection
Subjects Place - Anacortes, WA
Structure - Business
Credit line Donated by Wallie Funk, Wallie Funk Collection
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms J. C. Penney Co.
Keystone Building
Brooks Block
Clearance sale
Matheson Building
Bayshore Office Products
Object Name Negative