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Zion Cooperative Mercantile Institution 1910

Zion Cooperative Mercantile Institution 1910

On October 9th, 1868, the first full-line department store in the United States is opened in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Brigham Young of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) founded the Zion Cooperative Mercantile Institution (ZCMI) to serve the people of Salt Lake City, Utah (SLC).

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