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Shoe Maker Black Americana
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Stock #: 267142
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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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 teh South, with three large factoris at Lynchburg, Va., in which they manufacture the celebrated Long-wear Shoes