I found a file of photos of various departments at the J.C. Penney store at Miller Hill Mall from 1973. There are seven total – I’ll break them into two batches. Here is the first:
From the hard-to-read handwriting, my best guess at the names of these two clerks standing in the women’s clothing department are Mrs. Eloise Austin (sportswear, left) and Mrs. Jennie Price (dresses, right).
The main aisle through housewares.
Larry Hoyt mans the camera counter. It looks like he is showing a telescope to a customer in this photo. At left, the projection screens are selling for $10.99, $20.79 and $25.29. To their left, a "Harwood Electra" – some kind of folding tray/table with an electric cord attached – is selling for $14.29.