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National Record Mart
Date:
Circa 1940
Creator:
N/A
Collection #:
MSP342-B01-F04-I01
Process/Size:
Gelatin Silver Print/4" x 2.25"

Description:
The original National Record Mart on Wood Street.

Notes:
The National Record Mart was started by Hymen Shapiro, a Russian immigrant, in 1940. In 1937 Shapiro, with the help of his three sons, opened the Jitterbug Record Mart which sold only used jukebox records. After expanding and renewing the business, the company began to sell new records as well as magazines and books.

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