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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.

Date: 1912-07-11 ca.

Description: Looking east on E. Wisconsin Avenue from the west bank of the Milwaukee River. The Pabset Building is on the left.

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...

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: View of the Springfield Savings Bank block from a park across the street including large trees. Published by The Old Corner Drug Store, number 36.

Photograph

Monroe Street

Date: 1935-10-30 

Description: View up Monroe Street, looking northeast toward the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, showing the intersection with Spooner. Also visible are cars, s...

Date: 1940-12 

Description: University of Wisconsin athletes try on shoes in the Walk-Over Shoe Store, 8 East Mifflin Street.

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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...

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Description: Billhead of Chas. Bigelow & Company of Milwaukee, a manufacturer and dealer in boots, shoes, and leather, with an elephant wearing cuffed boots and a tasse...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View down Main Street. A millinery, meat market, bakery, hotel and shoe store are on the left. An osteopath, a hardware store, a barber shop, a small resta...

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.

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: 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: 1910 ca.

Description: Pedestrians, bicyclists, and horse-drawn carriages on a commercial street. City Hall with its clock tower is visible in the background. A sign for Sisson &...

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.

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: 1941-08-15 

Description: Thom McAn shoe store, 224 State Street.

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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....

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: 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.

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