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J.C. Penney & Co. Display Window | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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J.C. Penney & Co. Display Window

J.C. Penney & Co. Display Window | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Display window at J.C. Penney & Company, 17-19 East Main Street, featuring cowboy "Tom Mix, of Radio, Safety Rules to All Straight Shooters" for Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Department Safety Division. Display features mannequin wearing "safety color raincoat at $3.98," a picture of Tom Mix "for safety ride your bike carefully." Another mannequin is wearing children's clothes and a cowboy hat "he helps prevent accidents." A pedestal holds a Tom Mix hat "wear bright colors especially on rainy days," and posters "for safety cross street only at corners and "Hey kids! Meet Curley Bradley, Tom Mix of radio, in person at the Orpheum Theatre." Also in the display are cowboy hats and ropes.
DESCRIPTION
Display window at J.C. Penney & Company, 17-19 East Main Street, featuring cowboy "Tom Mix, of Radio, Safety Rules to All Straight Shooters" for Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Department Safety Division. Display features mannequin wearing "safety color raincoat at $3.98," a picture of Tom Mix "for safety ride your bike carefully." Another mannequin is wearing children's clothes and a cowboy hat "he helps prevent accidents." A pedestal holds a Tom Mix hat "wear bright colors especially on rainy days," and posters "for safety cross street only at corners and "Hey kids! Meet Curley Bradley, Tom Mix of radio, in person at the Orpheum Theatre." Also in the display are cowboy hats and ropes.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:12518
Creation Date: April 27 1946
Creator Name:McVicar, Angus B., 1903-1964
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Photo Copy Service : Photo Copy Service photographs and negatives, 1925-1983
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6058.A1420
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Coats
Hats
Safety education
Celebrities
Display of merchandise
Mannequins
Show windows

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