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Photograph

Kid's Shoes

Date: 2014-02 

Description: A large rack of kid's shoes at Payless Source, Shopko.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down unpaved street. Horses pulling wagons are tied to posts at the curb. There are pedestrians along the sides of the street. Awnings are above windo...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Shops along Main Street. On the left, there is a Woodhouse and Bartley bank, a hardware store, Greer shoe store, J.B. Ludden general merchandise, a bank, a...

Historical Essay

X-Ray Shoe Fitting Machine

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Simplex fluoroscope machine by X-Ray Shoe Fitter, Inc., Milwaukee. Most likely used in a Sturgeon Bay shoe store, c 1945-1955. (Museum object #1992.109)

Postcard

Tower Avenue

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of Tower Avenue. A furniture store is located on the left side of the street and a shoe store is visible in the distance on the right.

Date:  

Description: Looking south on S. 5th Street from W. National Avenue. The church steeples in the background are St. Stephen's Lutheran (left) and St. Stanislaus Catholic...

Date: 1917 

Description: Colorized postcard view of the central business district. The street is lined with businesses and street lamps. A man and a dog are in front of the bank on...

Photograph

The Hub

Date: 1934-12-02 

Description: View from across street of the facade of the Kronke building on West Mifflin Street. From the left, businesses are the Maiden Beauty Shop, Menges Pharmacy,...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: Smoke from a train is visible on the left side of the photograph. Business signs read: "New York Store Dry Goods" "O'Neill's Shoe Shop" "Post Office" "CDI...

Photograph

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Grand Army of the Republic in Memorial Day Parade, on the north side of Main Street, between First and Water Streets. Iver Erickson's shoemaker shop is at...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Grand opening of Cecil's Sandals. Judy Pellett, daughter of Cecil Burke and Isabel Burke,founders of Cecil’s Sandals, is wearing shorts and sandals and is...

Date: 1946 

Description: Interior view of Smith's Store, featuring a glass topped case filled with merchandise. Pails and a large light fixture hang from the ceiling, and boxes of...

Date: 1911 

Description: A downhill view of Main Street with a shoe store and other buildings on the left. Some homes and a church in the distance. Horses and wagons in the street...

Date: 1932-02-29 

Description: The shoe department in Burdick & Murray Co., located at 15-19 E. Main Street.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Looking west from S. 73rd Street at the Capitol Theatre and surrounding commercial buildings along W. Greenfield Avenue. Automobiles are parked on both sid...

Date: 1949-08-01 

Description: Refurbished store fronts along West Main Street at the corner of South Carroll Street. The building occupied by Walk-Over Shoe Store and Forbes-Meagher Mus...

Date:  date unknown

Description: North side the town square with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric power lines hang over the street. Business signs read: "Fagan and...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View down middle of commercial street. On the left, two men pose by a car at an automobile repair shop. The shop advertises Polarine motor oil and Willard...

Date: 1913 

Description: View down middle of unpaved street of the central business district. A man is sitting in the driver's seat of an automobile along the left curb near a gara...

Date: 1967-06 

Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 100 block of State Street. Businesses include: Yost's, Singer, the Capitol Theatre (showing "Africa: Texa...

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