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Opening of Baker’s Shoe Store, 1952

Posted on September 13, 2017 | in Uncategorized | by

Mrs. J.J. Ruttenberg, left, the wife of the vice president and general manager of the Phoenix hotel, was fitted for a pair of shoes Aug. 22, 1952, during the grand opening of Baker’s Shoe Store at 100 East Main Street, in a new addition to the Phoenix building. Showing her the latest styles was store manager Tom Cotter. The customers sitting next to Ruttenberg, from left, were Mrs. John Harmon and Mrs. James H. Maffett. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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