West Main Street

Date: 1913 

Description: View from intersection down center of West Main Street. On the corner on the left is a brick bank building. A paint store, a shoe store and other businesse...


Main Street North


Description: View down unpaved street towards many businesses: Carl Olson Shoe Store, Wakeman's Pharmacy, Jay Jennings, dentist, O.G.H. Parman, Badger Hardware, L.G. Bi...

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)


Mathew's Drug Store

Date: 1927 

Description: View from street of Mathew's Drug Store, which is a two-story brick building with large display windows on the first floor. A number of people are on sidew...

Date: 1959-04-30 

Description: Joan Frey, a clerk at the Chandler Shoe Store, receives a national award for courtesy and cheerfulness from Richard Johnston, retail division manager of th...


Kid's Shoes

Date: 2014-02 

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


Water Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Water Street. The buildings on the left side of the street have their awnings down, and the buildings on the right, which is in shade, have them...

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...

Date: 1921 

Description: View down sidewalk of (Hwy 30 W) with commercial buildings on both sides. A steep hill is in the background. On the left are parked cars near storefronts i...

Date: 1912 

Description: View down street from the end of a bridge. On the left is a service garage, post office and millinery. On the right is a shoe and repair shops, and other c...


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