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Photograph

Blied Building

Date: 1948-12-10 

Description: Elevated view is from the roof of the Park Hotel. Main Street businesses seen include from the left: Western Union Telegraph Company at 21 West Main Street...

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: 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: 1944-08-16 

Description: Clerks help customers try on shoes at the Thom McAn Shoe Store, 224 State Street.

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: 1943-03-19 

Description: Baron Brothers Department Store, 12-18 W. Mifflin Street, basement shoe department with four salesmen and a large number of women customers.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1912 

Description: View down Main Street. A team of horses pulling a buggy is parked at the curb near a storefront on the right. There is a shoe store and hotel on the left.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Storefront of the People's Bookstore showing a Lincoln and Jefferson display. An awning is over the adjacent smoke shop on the left, and on the exterior wa...

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 Theater (showing "Africa: Texa...

Photograph

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: 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...

Photograph

State Bank

Date: 1912 

Description: View from across the intersection of Coon Valley State Bank, D.O. Stevlingson - the Gotzian Shoe, and the Restaurant Colonial. A horse and buggy is tied at...

Photograph

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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View across street of the 200 block of State Street, showing pedestrians in conversation, parked automobiles, streetcar tracks, and the storefronts of a sh...

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: 1949-07-28 

Description: Businesses along West Main Street during the remodeling of the Blied Building, 29 West Main Street, after the top one and two stories have been removed. Bu...

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Description: Letterhead of William Beattie, a boot and shoe manufacturer and dealer from Portage, Wisconsin, who also dealt in leather, findings, and "Patent Leggings....

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Description: Metropolitan building and the Streissguth clothing and shoe company at the northeast corner of N. 3rd and W. State Streets. Police officers stand on the st...

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)

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...

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