A Favorite of Fortune

A Favorite of Fortune

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color postcard depicting a fashionably dressed woman in turquoise, gold, green and red clothing. There is a typewriter in the top right corner of the card. Printed on the card, " A Favorite of Fortune, Judged by the dress of some typewriting maids, Typewriting must be quite the best of all trades." Handwritten on the card, "Walk fast your machine is ill. A boy from the P.C.C." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Paris & Cleb. R.P.O. on Feb 13, 1907.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
Man Making Shoes

Man Making Shoes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of an unknown man making shoes. He is sawing a small shoe and he is also wearing a open finger glove on his left hand.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Window Display for Texas Industrial Week

Window Display for Texas Industrial Week

Date: 1958
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a display window featuring Texas Industrial Week. There are signs, clothing, and shoes in the window in front of a curtain.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Ladies shoes

Ladies shoes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Bronzed kid leather women's shoes; extremely fine handstitching; grosgrain bound and grosgrain ties, "3" inscribed in ink on inner side of both sides; leather at heel and sole joint is stretched out (worn by someone whose heels were too wide)
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Wooden clogs

Wooden clogs

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of wooden clogs with pointed toes and cut nail holes around front
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Ellis & Allen Dry Food and Goods]

[Ellis & Allen Dry Food and Goods]

Date: [1900..1920]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the loading area of Ellis & Allen Dry Food and Goods in Mesquite, Texas. Two men and two girls are standing on the dock, next to a shipment of shoes.
Contributing Partner: Mesquite Public Library
Ladies shoes

Ladies shoes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of ladies leather shoes with wooden French heel; tie closure with one eyelet on each side of shoe; circular opening over top of foot; top edge trimmed with light grayish brown material; inside both shoes on side, "4 1/2 B 129"
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Children's shoes

Children's shoes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of children's leather-lined leather shoes; seam down center of upper; 1 string-tie closure; not pegged
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Children's shoes

Children's shoes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of child's leather shoes with pegged heels; three buttons and scallops on side of each; leather and leatherette lined
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Slippers

Slippers

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: White kid boots with pink side laces and white cotton lining; probably were decorated on front
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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