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Date: 1935-06-22 

Description: Art Deco building housing Strauss's Shoes and the W.T. Grant Company Department Store, located at 21-23 S. Pinckney Street on the Capitol Square. Mueller-S...

Date: 1965-08 

Description: The parking lot at Madison's Westgate Shopping Center. Many of the stores in this mall had been previously located in the downtown shopping area. The res...

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Description: Letterhead of the F. Mayer Boot & Shoe Company of Milwaukee, manufacturers of and dealers in footwear, with an elevated, three-quarter view of the Mayer co...

Date: 1929 after

Description: View from across street towards the first block of East Mifflin Street. The businesses are, from left to right: The Strand Theater, Kinney Shoes, Hughes Wo...

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...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1907-09-28 

Description: Photographic postcard of Main Street. Buildings and trees line the street. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are on the street and the sidewalks. Text b...

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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Description: View across street towards the row of first floor businesses on S. Pinckney Street. From left to right: S.S. Kresge Co.; Wolff, Kubly and Hirsig Co. Hardwa...

Date: 1922 

Description: View down center of street of a central business district. Automobiles are parked on the left, and businesses line both sides of the street. Several pedest...

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)

Drawing

Cecil's Sandals

Date:  date unknown

Description: Pen and ink drawing of a young girl wearing sandals with the caption: "In the Know • On the Go! in Cecil's Sandals."

Date:  

Description: A vintage view and a modern view of the 200 block of State Street, presented as a pair. The vintage view shows Tailors and Gents Furnishers, John Ripp's Gr...

Photograph

Hotel Blodgett

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Hotel Blodgett, between the Paulsen Shoe Company and Trio Theater.

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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: 1912 ca.

Description: Men line up on the porch of "Peter's" shoe store. The store was likely at or near an International Harvester logging camp or sawmill.

Date: 1932-02-29 

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

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: Main street lined with storefronts, horse-drawn carts and pedestrians. Electric power lines hang over the street. Business signs read: "Case & Hudelson Fur...

Photograph

Strand Theatre

Date: 1930-05-21 

Description: Strand Theater, with marquee advertising Warner Baxter and Carol Lombard in "The Arizona Kid", and Collyer's Pharmacy, Kinney Shoes, and a Heinz billboard.

Date: 1941-09-10 

Description: Harry S. Manchester's, Incorporated, department store on Capitol Square, 2-6 East Mifflin Street. View of people, buses and automobiles at the intersection...

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