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Description: Advertisement in picture frame for Beauty Wear "Pretty as a Picture" hosiery.
Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view from the street of the Masonic Temple on a corner. The Peter Pfeffer haberdasher shop is on the ground floor at t...
Date: 1943 ca.
Description: Angora wool production for the years 1941-1943. There are drawings of a submarine, airplane, and soldier, as well as photographs showing the clothing made...
Description: Jantzen swim suit display in the Hub Clothing Store window, 22 West Mifflin Street.
Description: Elevated view of the Capitol Theatre at night with sign and marquee, located at 209-211 State Street.
Description: Richard Bosold, a member of the Boy Scout Troop 16 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic school, delivers one of the civil defense posters to Robert Schmitz, gener...
Description: Several men and women standing inside a department store next to tables piled with bolts of fabric. The store has a pressed tin ceiling.
Description: The Hub, a men's clothing store located at 22 West Mifflin Street.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Interior of mercantile store with staff behind counters.
Description: Model standing on box wearing jacket and skirt, hat, carrying gloves. Part of a fashion series from Kessenich's Ready to Wear, 201-203 State Street, with r...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of a boy riding a bicycle in a city street with an electric cable car on tracks in the background. Horse-drawn carts are visible as well. Business sig...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A woman and a man using spinning wheels in a textile factory. In her journal Carrie describes the conditions of these factories in China as crowded and wit...
Description: Royal Tailors, Inc. display window located at 12 East Mifflin Street, with neon advertising.
Description: Sears Roebuck department store interior.
Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 100 block of State Street. Businesses include: Yost's, Singer, the Capitol Theatre (showing "Africa: Texa...
Description: View from road of Schiffler and Wegemann Tailoring and Clothing House building on corner. The storefront is at Third and Main Streets. On the left side of...
Description: Exterior view of Schuette Brothers Store on S. Eighth Street. There are two horse-drawn vehicles in front of the store. There is a small mannequin in the s...
Description: A truck with sign advertising the movie, "Africa Speaks" is parked in front of the Kaybee Store, next to the Capitol Theatre, 209 State Street where the mo...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Elevated view of a wide city street. Horse-drawn carts can be seen in the street and pedestrians crowd the sidewalks. Sign in window reads: "Law Offices of...
Description: Composite panoramic view of the south side of the 500 block of State Street. Businesses include: (on Gilman Street) Wolf Kubley and Hirsig Toys, Hair House...
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