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overall (each): 4 x 4 x 12 in. ( 10.2 x 10.2 x 30.5 cm )
Pair of white leather dress shoes with white cotton shoelaces; lined with tan colored leather, with rubber on the heels.
According to a note on a postage label from the Chicago Historical Society, found with these shoes, states that they complete "the Holloway uniform". They were probably worn by H. Maxson Holloway, who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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