Shoes

Shoes

Date: 197u
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of shoes of brown leather and suede. In a modified "spectator" style, the shoes have a brown leather toe-box, heel, panel over instep, and strap across instep which fastened with a buckle. The remainder of the shoe is of brown suede. The leather panels are eded with bands of tiny holes, and have shaped edges. The chunky heel tapers to base.
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Shoes

Shoes

Date: 197u
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of shoes of black satin. Designed with a rounded toe in the "sling-back" style, the sides of the uppers extend up and back to form a strap to go around heel. A large satin bow is attached to instep. The low, 2" heels are of a modified French or Louis style, and taper to base. Stamped inside: "Custom Craft" and "Wool / Composition / Insole".
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Pumps

Pumps

Date: 197u
Creator: Adolfo
Description: Pumps of beige snakeskin. The shoes with square toe, and square 2 1/4" high chunky heel. Designer label: "Adolfo / Couture / Made in Italy"
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Shoes

Shoes

Date: 197u
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of black patent leather "pilgrim style shoes". Designed with a pointed toe that is squared off at tip, the shoes have a black patent leather upper, the instep panel extending up to form a large tongue. Set across instep is a large silver "C" shape simulating a buckle. The chunky heel tapers to base. Inside stamp illegible. Handwritten inside: "6 AA 745"
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Bowling Shoes

Bowling Shoes

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Shoes of red, white, and blue leather. The shoes are designed as flats, with rounded toes. Toebox and tongue of red leather, the sides are of blue leather, and the heel and uppers are edged in wide bands of white. The shoes lace up the instep, with five holes. Believed to be bowling shoes.
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Platform Sandals

Platform Sandals

Date: 197u
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of platform sandals of navy blue suede and leather. The shoes have a thick platform and 3 3/4" high chunky heel covered with dark blue suede, with yellow embroidered butterflies along the outer side of the heels. Rounded toes, with two wide interwoven dark blue leather straps across instep, and extending from sides of heels upward, behind heel, and across front of ankle to secure with small gold buckles. Stamped underneath: "Made in Greece"
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American Flag Shoes

American Flag Shoes

Date: 197u
Creator: unknown
Description: "American Flag Shoes". The pair of shoes is of white leather and red and blue suede. Styled in a way reminiscent of bowling shoes, the white leather shoes have rounded toes, and red suede overlays at toe box, upwards in a strip from toebox to vamp, and around lower part of heel. Blue suede overlay stripes at side have star-shaped cut-outs to allow white leather to show through. Blue suede edging at top of upper and top of heel. Shoes lace-up at front, 5 holes per side. White shoe laces. Shoes are "flats", with 3/4" high heels. Brand stamped on inside: "Flings" Illegible stamp inside.
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Sling-Back Platform Pumps

Sling-Back Platform Pumps

Date: 197u
Creator: Enosis
Description: Pair of sling-back platform pumps covered with a dark blue fabric printed with yellow circles and small dark blue or white polka dots. Shoes have thick platform sole and rounded toe. Open-toe style, with slight pleating across the vamp. Sling-back, with strap from sides across back of heel, fastening with small fabric covered buckle. 3 3/4" high chunky heel tapering slightly to base. Maker's label stamped inside: "Enosis / Made in Greece"
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NBS Metric Kit : Official Metric Information

NBS Metric Kit : Official Metric Information

Date: 1977?
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Description: Kit issued by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards containing materials regarding conversion to the metric system of measurement. The kit includes a letter of introduction; an order form; two plastic cards printed with rulers and conversion information; and four booklets that discuss how the metric system is different from the English system of measurement, why America should switch, and reference materials for converting.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Shoes

Shoes

Date: 197u
Creator: unknown
Description: Shoes of brown glazed leather printed to simulate cobra. Styled as "high-heeled moccasins", the squared-toe shoes have straps across the instep which loop and tie between two oval silver-toned metal loops. The toebox extends back, cut at sides to form a "tongue". 2 1/2" high chunky heel, thick, flaring slightly to base. Brand stamped inside: "Avanti / Originals / Madrid Paris Rome / Made in Italy"
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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