112. John Wanamaker (1923), John Massey Rhind

Photo Alec Rogers © 2014 for the Association for Public Art

Voices heard in the program:


JENNIE FUNCHES is a consultant at the Macy’s Visitor Center in Philadelphia, located in the historic Wanamaker Building, which formerly housed the Wanamaker’s department store, founded by John Wanamaker in 1866.


MICHAEL LISICKY specializes in the histories of American department stores. He is the author of Wanamaker’s: Meet me at the Eagle.


WILLIAM ZULKER (1926-2021) wrote a a biography of John Wanamaker, John Wanamaker: King of Merchants.


Segment Producer: Yowei Shaw