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Catalog Number H2008.0073.0015
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Color photograph depicting a post-urban renewal downtown in the 1970s with the white brick facade of Melnick's Shoe store at center ground advertising a "Shoe Sale" in their window. At right is a tall brick building with sloping awning over the door. Cars are parked in parking spaces in the lot in the foreground.
Photographer Percy, Loran
Collection Urban Renewal Collection
Earliest Date 1965
Latest Date 1975
Place Main Street
History of Ownership This item was brought in by Warren Huse in March 2008- had been in his house-- was a donation to LHS in about 1993 by an anonymous person.
Repository from the collection of Laconia Historical & Museum Society, Inc.
Search Terms Melnick's Shoe Store
Subjects 1960s
Urban beautification
Urban planning
Urban redevelopment
Urban renewal
Department stores
Shoe stores