Interior View Of The Old Virginia Shoe Shop

Interior View Of The Old Virginia Shoe Shop 1907 Jamestown Exposition

Stock #: 167054
Type: Postcard
Era: Undivided Back
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Series 3166
“Interior view of The Old Virginia Shoe Shop” Craddock-Terry Co's. exhibit at the Jamestown Exposition. The old colored man, Alfred Leigh, was a slave belonging to Judge Thomas Leigh, of Halifax Co., Va. His wife belonged to Dr. Charles Craddock, the father of the Craddocks of Craddock-Terry co. who are the largest shoe manufacturers in the south, with three large factories at Lynchburg, Va. in which they manufacture the celebrated Longwear Shoes.