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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[Letter from the United States National Bureau of Standards]

[Letter from the United States National Bureau of Standards]

Date: [1977?]
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Description: Letter from the acting director of the U.S. National Bureau of Standards introducing the materials in the NBS Metric Kit. The kit was compiled to support the Metric Conversion Act, signed in December 1975, which would convert measurements used in the United States to the metric system of measurement. Includes an order form for additional materials and the metric kit envelope.
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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.
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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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Sandals

Sandals

Date: 197u
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of sandals of red, white, and blue leather and cork. Designed with rounded toes, the thick cork soles are covered in white leather, and have 6 narrow red, white, or blue leather straps crossing the instep, joined across top of instep by a short white leather strap. Thick, chunky heel. Maker's label stamped in sole: "Avanti / Originals / Madrid Paris / Rome / made in Italy"
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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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Mules

Mules

Date: 197u
Creator: Lujano
Description: Pair of platform mules of pink, purple, and light green suede. Shoes have thick platform soles covered with pink suede, and rounded toes. Open-toe style, the wide vamp section created by color-blocks of suede. 3 1/2" high chunky heel, rounded at back. Stamped on inside: "Lujano / Hand Made / In Italy"
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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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Shoes

Shoes

Date: 197u
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of shoes of cream leather and white patent leather. Made in the "spectator" style, the rounded toe-box, the 2 1/4" high blocky heel, and the lower part of the heel upper are of white patent leather, while the rest of the upper is of cream leather. The cream leather panels are decorated with stitching and rows of small holes along the edges. Shoes lace up at center of vamp, the white laces passing through paired oval gold-colored metal loops. Stamped inside: "Galano" Stamped inside: "8 A 2274022"
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