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Baynham shoe store, 1949

Posted on September 21, 2016 | in Uncategorized | by
Toddler Kathy Lewis being fitted by S.B. Foley with pair of shoes at Baynham Shoe Company, Feb. 4, 1949. The popular shoe store founded by three brothers at 135 East Main Street, operated for more then 50 years before closing in the 1970s. Their motto was "shoes of distinction". Around the time of this photo, they were advertising white buck shoes for men for $4.95 a pair. The site of where the store was is where Phoenix Park is.

Toddler Kathy Lewis was fitted by S.B. Foley with a pair of shoes at Baynham Shoe Co. on Feb. 4, 1949. The popular shoe store, founded by three brothers at 135 East Main Street, operated for more then 50 years before closing in the 1970s. The store’s motto was “shoes of distinction.” About the time of this photo, men’s white buck shoes were advertised for $4.95 a pair. Phoenix Park is where the store used to be.

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