Voices From The Basement


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The Basement was founded in 1909 by Edward and Lincoln Filene, retail pioneers who introduced a radical discount model and forward-thinking philosophy in terms of employee rights. Voiceschronicles the 100-year history of the iconic department store, including the early beginnings, Filene’s trademarks like “Bargain Alley” and the “Running of the Brides,” and the flagship store’s tragic closing in 2007.

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