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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: 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.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A bank, harness store and general store. Text on building on right side of photograph reads: "J.H. Stecker Selz Shoes" "J.H. Stecker" and "Applegate Post O...

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:  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...

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...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Kid's Shoes

Date: 2014-02 

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

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...

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)

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Capitol Theater building at 7239 W. Greenfield Avenue, Grimsrud shoe store, and surrounding commercial buildings.

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

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

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...

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...

Date: 1976-11-25 

Description: Color photo of a Thanksgiving Day Parade, either Macy's Parade in Manhattan, New York, or Gimbels' Parade in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An orange and whit...

Photograph

Hotel Blodgett

Date: 1925 ca.

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

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