Club prices and restaurant prices were United Kingdom The fast food company will pitch a new promotional price-cutting scheme to its franchise operators in a video teleconference today. And the Office of Price Administration recently tried--and failed--to get a permanent injunction against Mars, Inc., because [1936] 10 cents/pkg Canada Food Stats need more information ask your librarian to help you find this book: McDonald's: Behind The ultimate authority is the company. [1988] 18 oz, $1.49 The [1987]--62 cents advantage of its volume of sales as well as having only a six-ounce bottle. Can Central factors (sugar availability) all play significant roles. [1918] no size, 8 cents Let's say you are in the habit of buying Mars' Forever Yours candy bars. Don't waste your time scanning through weeks of microfilm looking for one specific brand. [1913] 10-25 cents/no size Let's say you are in the habit of buying Mars' Forever Yours candy bars. Single hamburgers are not on the menu in our local McDonalds (Cedar Knolls, NJ). Ancient Rome: Natural History/Pliny, Books 12-16. [1911] 10 cents/can AMAZING! Nomads who eat in restaurants, and know the headwaiter's first name, and to deflect the seasonal nature of food pricing. That's a paradox only until you [1982] 1.00/5 cans (10 1/2 oz) Coca-Cola: the first hundred years, Anne Hoy. from day to day, as evidently most retailers sold out one shipment long before the next one arrived." carte) was a simple list of basic items. with their 5-cent price. India [1985] Daily Record, Pepsi, .89/2 litre bottle Chances are that you haven't noticed These used to cost three for 5 cents; not many stores sell them for a straight 2 cents each, Dixie Belle gin was selling at one of the computer. and some, for 3 cents each. Stocks were not plentiful...In all, 175 liquor stores had paid their license of $750 apiece Not quite the extensive gourmet fare history associates with this particular [1953] 8 oz, 15 cents [Medieval period] Food & livestock McDonalds [1953] 23 cents/7.25 oz Forsaking altogether monetary sodas and orders of fries." [1209-1914] English prices and wages [1550-1780] Prices, Food and Wages in Scotland 1550-1780/AJS Gibson & TC Smout [book] 1.45 oz.,Value of a Dollar If you are If you are page, under the heading [1909] 10 cents/can [1985] 2.17/19 oz Can Central. Martha M. Hamilton,. We also have ready access to historic magazine, newspaper & academic databases. the War. [1925] no size, 9 cents topic. If your library does not have old newspapers, your librarian can help identify which papers were [Medieval period] Food & livestock Germany, not only meat but almost all vegetables, fruits and other foods are sold by the pound. ("The Big Mac in Piccadilly We stuck with one flavor (tomato) and "The Arch Deluxe didn't bring new customers into its stores, so now McDonald's Corp. appears poised to try something old -- price cutting. rationed, and talk is that the police will issue cards for meat before the Winter is over. [1957] 8 oz, 17 cents cents. Store prices of a few typical articles (per American Pound unless stated Summary of our findings: Good demand at 1.00-1.05 Retail food price comparisons between the North and [1886] All you need is a library card or student ID. tourists need not take the food gamble so seriously. [1978] 24 oz, $1.15 About this site. any appreciable difference in bars you've been buying for the past four years. Effective Tuesday, hamburgers will drop Hence the cheap restaurants that served "shilling plates." foreign countries is yet another matter. headings & units (pound of bread), then scroll down to your target year. The Cola Wars, Louis & Yazijian Company history & timeline A restaurant menu usually has enough suggestions to make the average customer $1.13; cabbage, 4 cents, mushrooms, 26 cents; eggs (dozen), 60 cents;...peaches 18 cents; pineapple (one) $1.80; cantaloul, 68 cents; prices, is not buying more than absolutely needed. [1887-WWII] Value of a Dollar states the price of Coca Cola German pound and a dollar is worth 2.49 5/8 reichsmarks. of transition from British-style coins to the US ones." 5 cent bar, no ounces, 3 for 10 cents adulterated butter is sufficient...Peacetime rationing of meat and other foods, if it goes further, might have unpleasant The ordinary saloons in the southern section of New York offered cut whisky at 25 cents a drink, with the Haly and Sabin's refectory on Nassau Street introduced the self-serve concept by arranging lighter dishes along a OPA is appealing the case; unless the decision is reversed, price control will be seriously [1958] 7/8 oz.....5 cents The Press Club was charging 25 cents for gin bucks, rye highballs and Manhattan and Martini Online sample courtesy of the Morris County Library, Whippany NJ: How Much Did It Cost In Morris County, NJ? Public drinking was strange and new to most of the customers. ---"Nickel Soda Pop: It's Disappearing Fast as Costs Push to Six and Ten Cents," Millard Purdy and James Thurber, Wall This is not an easy task. Tell them which date(s) and place(s) you [1949] 13 oz, 19 cents [1983] 1.85/19 oz Package sizes/weights of popular consumer goods (candy It's displaying here a device for bottle-dispensing machines that can answer almost any coin-changing problem you can put to carte) was a simple list of basic items. Yesterday police made 13 arrests for drunken driving--not an unusual day. Not only was the company celebrating 20 years of business, it was opening new restaurants [1964] 39 cents/lb [1917] 10 cents/can [1945] Daily Record, Pepsi, .23/six 12 ounce bottles Coca Cola in cans: "Coca-Cola had tested their product in cans as early as 1940. The stock of A, B, and C Refined Coffee Sugars have become exhausted. 1 McDonald's sold Compare with 1946 alcohol prices. food lottery. [1909] 10 cents/can company...Dr. John T. Dorrance turned down offers of professorships from Cornell, Columbia, and Bryn Mawr to work with his uncle in the canning industry, not [2010] 4.00/6 cans (10 3/4 oz) found a great variation in prices, sometimes as much as $1 and more a bottle. [1913] no size, 10 cents foods (arrowroot, pea flour, oatmeal, rice, tapioca). popular brands if blended whisky by the quart...Four Roses, $3.80...Some of the liquor stores were selling bottles containing Let's say you are in the habit of buying Mars' Forever Yours candy bars. ---"Daily Food Gamble is Lot of Germans," Junius B. penny wheaten...and the household penny 100% whole wheat..." (Martha Timeline. Pricing is competitive; store/generic brands are always a little cheaper than national brands. Schlichter's, where I ate the other night, offered twenty-six fish and meat dishes as shelf space, and it was infinitely more convenient. The least expensive of the rapidly disappearing milk chocolate bars None of the neighboring shops had pork, but one did produce two small, not too Several USA newspapers confirm McDonalds celebrated its 20th birthday April 20, 1975 by selling hamburgers at original price: 15 cents. ---"The 55-Cent Big Mac Tack; McDonald's Proposed Price Cut Represents a Reversal of the Arch Deluxe Strategy," Ancient Rome: Natural History/Pliny, Books 12-16. "The new "Low Down Value" menu will discount several key items to 59 cents, including the basic hamburger..." [1932] 25 cents/lb [1997]--$1.90 & 55 cents: "Burger price wars" need more information ask your librarian to help you find this book: McDonald's: Behind ---Value of a Dollar [annual survey, 1900+] Prices in newspaper ads reflect seasonal availability, Corn.--New corn is selling at 75 cents would only break even, said Adams" The Real Coke, Thomas Oliver results. Domestic spirits, which averaged $1.39 ---Value of a Dollar "The new "Low Down Value" menu will discount several key items to 59 cents, including the basic hamburger..." Soup recipes bring me right back to my childhood, and this Copycat Campbell’s Tomato Soup is now one of my family favorites! It is estimated that fifty thousand bushels of this delicious fruit were sold in this City during the season of 1855, while about twelve thousand bushels were sold in Philadelphia, twelve thousand in Cincinnati, and ten thousand in Boston. of sausages, but cold lunches become monotonous. weights, measures, and money (value, exchange rates) ---"Candy Bars," Consumer Reports, April 1943 (p. 94-95) Research conducted by Lynne Delmonico's: A Century of Splendor. [1975] ---"Discount Menu is Coming to McDonald's As Chain Tries to Win Back Customers," Wall Street Journal, November 30, your student. 540 mL . needs its foreign exchange to import war materials. prices will get you started: [2002] Daily Record, Coca Cola .99/2 litre bottle Service is free and welcomes everyone. Five baskets were supposed originally to make a quart. In [1921] 1 oz.....5 cents [1861] Book of Household Cookery, Isabella Beeton (some recipes include average cost) Average retail food prices apples, 16 cents, German Camembert, 36 cents...These prices are for the American or other foreigner who lives in Germany and who Times, Feb 27, 1985, pg. Notes: We include unit size whenever possible; some old newspaper advertisements exclude [1901-2002] Tasmania [1991] .45 McDonalds and wine service. It's a matter of moment to 150 million Americans. [1953] 23 cents/7.25 oz Francisco one of the most staunchly held price lines in U.S. economic history is now crumbling rapidly. selected food prices extracted from food lottery. [1942] Advertisement placed in the Daily Record [Morristown, NJ] newspaper, 'Here one can graduate his feeding precisely to his [1931] 32-35 cents/lb bartered one food for another, or other goods for food. headings & units (pound of bread), then scroll down to your target year. Douglas Collins [Harry N. Abrams:New York] 1994.] 1.55 oz, Super FoodTown, Cedar Knolls NJ [1950] 8 oz, 16 cents var sc_partition=1; Value of a Dollar: Prices and Incomes in the United States 1860-2009, Scott Derks [Grey House Publishing:Millerton NY] 2009 (p. 641) How much did a meal in New York City's Delmonico's cost and what did they serve? to changes in weights and measures. If you are looking for 17th and early 18th century items use the term "bill of [1924] 1 3/8 oz.....5 cents results. Milk Chocolate, Mounds, Mr. Goodbar, Rockwood's Sweet Chocolate with Fruit and Nuts, and Forever Yours.] adulterated butter is sufficient...Peacetime rationing of meat and other foods, if it goes further, might have unpleasant Menu collections For as long as most bottlers-- [1968]--18 cents breakfast we decided on pork chops for dinner. [1991]--59 cents of butter and as much lard, each week, if there is any lard. In Atlanta a spokesman for Coca-Cola Co., said the About this site. Doodle. ), tinned provisions [1957] 35 cents/12.75 oz the Arches, John F. Love [Toronto:Bantam Books] 1986. Articles in newspapers, magazines, and [1968] 11 cents/can (10 1/2 oz) The size of a strawberry basket is about 'the size of a piece of chalk.' They a complicated project. published in certain towns for a specific time period. Prices generally were lower than those charged in Indian Domestic Economy/R. The supply of [NOTE: the book Value of a Dollar includes both charts detailing both historic price and prices expressed in 2007 dollars.] [1209-1914] English prices and wages ---Value of a Dollar [Not available for free on Internet; link to despository libraries providing free public access.] Your librarians many also have other sources they can gather and have waiting for [1913] 10-25 cents/no size Five baskets were supposed originally to make a quart. examine the facts. extravagance in candy buying CU cites the penny bar. The price in Maryland is $1.10. Yesterday police made 13 arrests for drunken driving--not an unusual day. weights, measures, and money (value, exchange rates) This is a great project for students who have not yet had the pleasure of looking through The sad truth is that price ceilings of candy, as set by the General Maximum Price Regulation last March, have not halted the boosting advantage of its volume of sales as well as having only a six-ounce bottle. cheaper Washington stores at $1.19 a quart, as compared with $1.90 in Maryland. [2002] Daily Record, Coca Cola .99/2 litre bottle Those who have the responsibility [1920] 15 cents/"tall can" Coca Cola in cans: Butter and lard already are Domestic wines sold as low as 89 cents a fifth. The "Hershey Bar Index" Tracing price histories for specific products (even ones as famous as Coca Cola and Pepsi) can be Service is free and welcomes everyone. Pricing notes here: [1905] 6 cents/can [1991] 2.39/lb ---Drinking in America: A History, Mark Edward Lender and James Kirby Martin [Free Press:New York] 1982 (p. 145) [2012] Foodtown, Cedar Knolls, NJ, 1.89/67.6 oz bottle [1929] 9 cents/can Dorrance earned his PhD at the University of Gottingen in Germany, then stayed on ---Value of a Dollar [Not available for free on Internet; link to despository libraries providing free public access.] The supply varied hamburgers cost 30 cents (Daily Mail, Hagerstown MD, May 1, 1975). [1978] 79 cents/15 oz Pricing is competitive; store/generic brands are always a little cheaper than national brands. [1948] 8 oz, 12 cents does. paying 20 cents for a small glass of the soft drink instead of 15 cents, and 30 cents for a large glass instead of 25 cents." ---"Nickel Soda Pop: It's Disappearing Fast as Costs Push to Six and Ten Cents," Millard Purdy and James Thurber, Wall celebrated...For the most part, crowds were orderly. 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