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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...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of 214 State Street, a storefront with a shoe display in the front window.

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...

Photograph

Shopping District

Date:  date unknown

Description: Stores in the shopping district. Business signs read: "Laura Conklin Millinery" "Dr. Wilfley Surgeon" and "Jumbo Clothing and Shoe Co." Text on buildings r...

Date: 1911 

Description: View down shady Lodi Street. The shops further along the street include: a laundry service, People's Clothing Store, E.N. Davis Furniture, Gates Brother's...

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...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925 

Description: Rows of cars are parked at shops on Main Street. The shop signs (from left to right) are: Doctor R.H. Merrifield Dentist, Clem Meyer — Dry Goods and Grocer...

Photograph

Family Shoe Store

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Family Shoe Store, 214 State Street. The Orpheum Theatre is to the left and the Photoart House to the right.

Date: 1939-03-16 

Description: Fort Atkinson street scene with a truck parked in front of Beckman's Shoe Store. Next to Beckman's is Fort Furniture Mart and Fort Atkinson Savings Bank.

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.

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.

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:  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: 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...

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: 1955-08-31 

Description: Grand Opening right side window display of the Chandler's Shoes store, 10 West Mifflin Street, with many pairs of women's shoes and handbags on display.

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 Theater (showing "Africa: Texa...

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...

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