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Exterior photograph of the Star Mercantile in Alta Vista, Kansas, as a group of people watch a scene from a Buster Brown show. The Brown Shoe Company hired an actor to travel the country drawing crowds at stores which sold the brand of shoes.

Date: 1905-1910

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Item Number: 306614
Call Number: 2014-169
Holding Institution: Wabaunsee County Historical Society

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