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Can you identify these Ada IGA employees from 1953?

The Ada IGA grocery store was purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Chrismer in May 1951. In 2024, folks are trying to indentify the store's employees from 1953, as seen in this photo posted on Facebook by the Ada Ohio Historical Society.

You can chime in of Facebook HERE. Not on Facebook? Email [email protected].

Additional information about the grocery store can be found in the Ada Public Library news archive:

Lima Couple buys Eley market, residence, Ada Herald, 1951

Heavy Loss by Fire at Chrismer Market, Ada Herald, 1963

A 1958 Ada Herald ad for the market shows these products, prices, hours and phone number:

Chef Boy-Ar-Dee Pizza Pie Mix box.....49c

Home Made Bologna, ring or large..... lb 65c

Marlene Margarine.....2 lbx 39c

T-Bone 79c


Daily 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sat. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sundays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tel. 139