Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 March

Sears Town in Roanoke, Va., Celebrates Its Birthday With Public Cake Feast

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Streaming Video
Release Date
03/23/59
Run Time
50 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Sears Town celebrates its birthday in Roanoke, Va., under the store's covered walkway with a massive seven-tier cake. After speaking, an unknown honored guest cuts the first piece of cake. Employees hand out slices to the waiting public.
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