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Details

Object ID 000498

Object Name Walton shoebox

Object Desc CarWalton It will wear. the shoe for girls. All solid leather. The name "Walton" on a shoe stands for style and fit. A.G. Walton & Co., Boston Mass. the box different company. Geo-D-Witt Shoe Co. Lynchburg, Virgina Virginia Creeper. 30 Gun Met

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000476a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Shoes

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Augusta Hart Shoestore Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords shoes,A. G. Walton & Company,boxes,Geo-D-Witt Shoe Co.,footwear,


Title Walton shoebox

Description E. Joseph McCarthy (1901-1993) was an entrepreneur who began his life in the stockroom of A. G. Walton Co., a shoe factory in Massachusetts. "Walton It will wear." Cardboard shoebox for Walton shoes for girls. Marked: "all solid leather. the name "Walton" on a shoe stands for style and fit. A.G. Walton & Co manufacturers Boston Mass. the box different company. Geo-D-Witt Shoe Co. Lynchburg, Virgina Virginia Creeper. 30 Gun Met "

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Height 0

Length 11.5

Width 5.75

Depth 4

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

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Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker A. G. Walton & Company

Maker Details Founded in 1906 in Chelsea, MA. One of the largest of many shoe factories in Chelsea in 1920-30s. In 1930 operated a four-story factory employing 1,000 workers.

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Image Caption CMY476a-b

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Conditions

Date MAR 6,2013

Summary Fair

Assessor Katie Wells

Notes The lid has plastic covering but underneath it there are many chips and spots of discoloration and black smudges. The left side has a crack that has been taped over. and some stains the back of the lid has some discoloration. the right side has many stains. the bottom front is a little dirty, but good and the left side has two large stains the back has small stain spots and the right side is goos has 1 small stain. the bottom has a sticker f-44 2.50


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