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Happy News Cafe

Lightfoot Solomon Michaux (1885-1969), an evangelist preacher and tv show host, with patrons of his Happy News Cafe, 1727 7th St, Washington, DC.  Taken by photography studio Harris & Ewing, c.1937. Source: [Library of Congress Reproduction no. LC-DIG-hec-23587]

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Shoe Tester, 1935

The database caption: “Shoe tester. E.L. Wallace, acting Chief of the Leather Section of the Bureau of Standards, shown with the endurance shoe tester. The tester holds eight shoes to test walking, steps, and sole construction.”  Taken October 10, 1935 … Continue reading

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