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Capt & Mrs. R. L. Hood attending grand opening of commissary at Fort Myer, Va., January, 1943 (sources differ: either it was Monday Jan. 18, or Thursday January 28). Mrs. Hood is pushing an early shopping cart, known at the time as a "folding basket carrier," invented just 5 years previously.

FtMyer1943GrandOpeningShoppers&FoldingBasketCarrier MDCROPPED

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