Texas Almanac, 1943-1944 Page: 19
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StadOard 6 te
W/et Sace 1879
Boot a( d Soe
Back in 1879 a young man arrived in Texas with his hammer
and awl and 25 in cash-plus the determination to succeed as
a bootmaker. The young man was H. J. Justin, whose fine
Cowboy Boots have since brought fame to the Justin name and
to Texas. Today the Justin organization operated in Fort Worth
by the three sons of the founder is recognized as a pioneer
Texas industry which continues to grow and contribute to the
progress of Texas. The Justin Boys, as well as being the world's
most famous Bootmakers, are the only manufacturers of men's
dress Shoes in Texas or anywhere in the entire Southwest.
The founders of the
left behind them
many friends and
traditions . . . tradi-
tions which their
three sons have
to carry on.
11. J. (Joc) JUSTIN
MRS. I. J. JUSTIN
1861 - 1939
BOOTS-SHOES FORT WORTH, TEXAS
'ade 0,l4 4 T4 JUSTIN BOYS-Fort Worth.
H. J. JUSTIN & SONS
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