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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_Deubener

Walter H. Deubener (1887–1980) was a grocer from St. Paul, Minnesota who in 1912 invented the handled paper grocery bag. Following his death, his estate became Camp Courage North. The annual Deubener Award, given out to small businesses by the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce, is named after him.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plastic_shopping_bag

American and European patent applications relating to the production of plastic shopping bags can be found dating back to the early 1950s, but these refer to composite constructions with handles fixed to the bag in a secondary manufacturing process. The modern lightweight shopping bag is the invention of Swedish ...

www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/shopbag.htm

Fascinating facts about the invention of Shopping Bag by Walter H. Deubner in 1912.

www.swedbrand-group.com/blog/brief-history-shopping-bag

Sep 1, 2016 ... Before the late 1800s, shopping bags didn't even exist. Shoppers either carried their goods home in baskets or had the merchant deliver them to their homes. Later, in the middle of the 19th century, Francis Wolle, a schoolteacher from Pennsylvania, invented a machine to produce lightweight, envelope-like ...

www.shoppingbags.com/history-of-shopping-bags.php

Learn about the History of Shopping Bags, including the Deubner Shopping Bag and Early Stages of Bags.

www.centives.net/S/2013/the-history-of-shopping-bags

Dec 26, 2013 ... Up until the 1800s shoppers used to bring their own bags to stores. Then the mass production of paper allowed stores to provide their own packaging – although they would charge for the bags. A shopping bag with handles wasn't invented until 1912 when a grocer realized that his customers were limited ...

www.thecut.com/2013/12/bag-envy.html

Dec 24, 2013 ... The shopping bag as we know it evolved piecemeal. In 1852, a schoolteacher named Francis Wolle invented the paper bag, which was originally envelope- shaped and ridiculously flimsy; nineteen years later, a cotton-mill worker named Margaret Knight invented a machine that could efficiently produce ...

pinkbird.org/w/What_date_did_Walter_Deubner_invented_the_paper_bag%3F

Shopping bags are medium sized bags, typically around 10-20 liters (2.5 to 5 gallons) in volume (though much larger versions exist, especially for non-grocery shopping), that are frequently used by grocery shoppers to carry home their purchases. They can be single-use (throwaway), used ...

walkerart.org/minnesotabydesign/objects/handled-shopping-bag

Walter and Lydia Deubener owned the S. S. Kruesge grocery store in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Walter Deubener created the first handled paper shopping bag by modifying a conventional paper sack by running strings in a continuous loop under the bottom to help reinforce it and through holes in the side of the bag  ...