Posts Tagged: shoes

vintage illustration children at shoe store

If the Shoe Fits

Like clockwork, Labor Day once signaled the changing of the guard at least as far as mid cenetury shoes were concerned. The Tuesday after Labor Day one would be hard pressed to find the sight of white shoes in my

vintage illustration children at shoe store

If the Shoe Fits

Like clockwork, Labor Day once signaled the changing of the guard at least as far as mid cenetury shoes were concerned. The Tuesday after Labor Day one would be hard pressed to find the sight of white shoes in my

vintage illustration children at shoe store

Back to School Shoes

It was the day before Labor Day 1957 and the countdown had begun for the end of summer and the new school term. From Long Island to Little Rock, crisp black and white marbled composition notebooks were hastily purchased, and

vintage illustration children at shoe store

Back to School Shoes

It was the day before Labor Day 1957 and the countdown had begun for the end of summer and the new school term. From Long Island to Little Rock, crisp black and white marbled composition notebooks were hastily purchased, and

Vintage business poster Mather Poster Company 1920s

Rooting For The Firm

Our  family-owned shoe factory in Allentown PA. has  been shuttered for decades, but memories of the once booming business lingered with me for years. In the late 1960s my parents and I  visited the lone remaining factory of my family’s

Vintage business poster Mather Poster Company 1920s

Rooting For The Firm

Our  family-owned shoe factory in Allentown PA. has  been shuttered for decades, but memories of the once booming business lingered with me for years. In the late 1960s my parents and I  visited the lone remaining factory of my family’s

Vintage illustration children 1950s

Fit Right in with Back to School Shoes

It was the day after Labor Day 1957 and the countdown had begun for the new school term. From Long Island to Little Rock, crisp black and white marbled composition notebooks were hastily purchased, and last-minute yellow Dixon number 2

Vintage illustration children 1950s

Fit Right in with Back to School Shoes

It was the day after Labor Day 1957 and the countdown had begun for the new school term. From Long Island to Little Rock, crisp black and white marbled composition notebooks were hastily purchased, and last-minute yellow Dixon number 2