The Woolworths Museum

Memory Card

99 years of Cards and Stationery at Woolies

This Woolworths Museum Special shows some of the original Greetings Cards that were sold in-store during the 1930s. We've embedded the film using HTML5 and video.js. Closed captions are available by clicking 'CC'



Soundtrack: Rod Allen's 'Wonder March' (that's the Wonder of Woolworth) played by The Winfield Brass (1975). Video: © Copyright 2010-2016, 3d and 6d Pictures Ltd for the Woolworths Museum. Thank you for watching.


Cinema content at a glance


The Good Ship Lollipop (Sweets)

Century of Toys

Easter Parade (Fashion)

The Last Noël (Xmas)

Video Launch

Advertising and Marketing:

First Commercial

The Wonder of Woolworth

Star Parade


Wannabeee (Wooly & Worth)




The Noughties

Ugly Duckling store transformation 2003

Staff work for Kids First Charity


Stationery, Cards and Books Gallery

On Paper - 100 years overview

Early US and UK stationery items

World War One cards

The cards our grandparents sent

P-p-p-pick up a Penguin (originally at Woolies)

Picture Histories - all time best seller

World War II Mighty Midgets

Launch of the Biro

Project Books

1980s and 1990s

21st Century

One very special book

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