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Grocery Store Prices for 14 Items in 1957

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Milk

A dollar went a lot further 50 years ago than it does today -- you could buy a whole gallon of milk for a buck.
A dollar went a lot further 50 years ago than it does today -- you could buy a whole gallon of milk for a buck.
2008 HowStuffWorks

Back in 1957, milk was $1 per gallon.

Today, we have a lot more choices when standing in the dairy aisle, but whether whole, 2 percent, 1 percent, skim, or soy, milk sets us back about $3.49 when it's not on sale.­

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