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The Big Build-Up (Dec, 1941)

The Big Build-Up

Joe Burger Makes Invisible Step-Ladders For Your Ego!

JOE BURGER is in the business of building dignity into small men.

Out of a psychological twist and an adeptness at the cobbler’s art, Mr. Burger has made a successful business.

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King of the Courts! (Jun, 1949)

King of the Courts!

COURT KING, a top-flight tennis shoe that gives cushiony speed! White, men’s and women’s sizes.

U.S.Keds
The Shoe of Champions

Scientific lasts—free toe action * Smooth inside toe construction * Balanced for wear * Traction soles for safety

See Keds on “Lucky Pup”—Television—CBS Friday Evenings

UNITED STATES RUBBER COMPANY • Serving Through Science

Rockefeller Center, New York

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Here’s Real Farm Relief! (Oct, 1930)

It must be really hard for him to stand up.

Here’s Real Farm Relief!

THIS farm relief problem is like the weather; everybody talks about it and nobody does anything. But here’s a form of farm relief that Congress doesn’t have to settle . . . that you don’t have to wait years for. Over two million farmers have experienced it already.

It’s a relief from tired feet, aching arches . . . from hard, chafing shoes after cold wet feet. . . from expensive shoe bills. You’ll find this certain relief in Wolverine Shell Horsehide Work Shoes.

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fun stars by Converse (Apr, 1967)

I could be wrong, but I’m guessing Converse shoes are not made in America anymore.

Although Converse isn’t on the list (New Balance is), you can check here and here to see what’s still manufactured in America (not just Fritos)

fun stars by Converse

Great way to start summer

Here’s miles of fun for the whole family…star quality shoes that are durable, abusable, washable, good-looking. By Converse … famous for their big-league canvas shoes for athletes.

Made by Americans to American Standards

Fun Stars for the whole family, made by
Converse Rubber Company, Maiden, Massachusetts 02148

CONVERSE

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POSTMEN USED TO TEST TANNING PROCESS (Jun, 1930)

POSTMEN USED TO TEST TANNING PROCESS

One of the most unusual scientific laboratories in the world is a pair of shoes. When chemists of the United States Department of Agriculture, in Washington, D. C, recently wished to test the relative wearing qualities of shoe-sole leather produced by two different tanning methods, they sought the aid of postmen, who are proverbially-hard on their shoes.

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BATTERY IN HEEL RUNS LIGHT ON SLIPPER (Feb, 1932)

BATTERY IN HEEL RUNS LIGHT ON SLIPPER
Created originally for a New York theatrical production, illuminated dancing shoes are now on the market. A small bulb on the tip of the shoe is illuminated by a dry cell battery concealed in the aluminum heel. It lights when the dancer kicks the heel on the floor, striking a switch, seen in the photograph below.

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