The Missoula Mercantile: The Store That Ran an Empire
By Minie Smith. Softcover, 192 pages, photos.
From its beginnings at a dusty crossroads in Montana Territory, the Missoula Mercantile grew to become the largest department store between Minneapolis and Seattle. Under the guidance of A.B. Hammond and C.H. McLeod, the "Merc" became a household word in Montana. Join historian Minie Smith as she traces the story of a western institution. From horseshoes to hosieries, the "Merc" had what customers needed and knew what they wanted.
Softcover, 192 pages, photos.