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CENTENNIAL UTAH: RETAIL PRICES

Based on advertisements in the Deseret News. of Jan. 4, 1896 (the day Utah became a state), prices of many popular consumer goods have changed dramatically in the state's first century.

Approximate retail cost of selected goods on day Utah became a state.

MEN'S SUITS $14-$35

LDS HYMNAL 35 cents

HEATING STOVE $28

BICYCLE $100

WOMEN'S SHOES 50 cents

MEN'S WOOL SHIRT 62 cents