Mary and I were at Jack and Benny’s Old North Diner for breakfast in Columbus. The neon sign was actively winking. Here’s the history of Buster Brown Shoes, popularized at the 1904 World’s Fair. Yes, that’s his little dog Tige by his side.
My sister remembers the X-Ray Shoe Fitting Machine where she could see the bones of her feet. Click to read the story about that device. Yikes!
I remember visiting the Buster Brown Shoe Store back in Syracuse, NY. Thanks for sharing and bringing back some
I remember the X Ray machine.
I forgot to say that was in Delaware.
Definitely remember the x ray machine.
Great story. I had no idea. dc
You are bringing back memories. I haven’t thought about Buster Brown shoes in ages. Loving the art.
I wore my share of Buster Browns.
Buster Brown shoes and the X-ray machine. Great memories! The town in which I grew up has the X-ray machine in the local history museum. LOL
I remember the X-ray machine.
Wait – kids got xrays of their feet to fit shoes??! I have never heard of such a thing. Wild!
Couldn’t be healthy