Children's Footwear Ads

These are just a small portion of the ads that we have for sale. None of these are reproductions, all are original. Most of these are large ads, larger than our scanner bed. Therefore the view shown on the page may not completely show the ad. They are placed in a plastic bag with a cardboard backboard for protection. Please e-mail us with your specific interests.

These ads are listed in alphabetical order by manufacturer then in chronological order with the oldest ads first.


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Buster Brown
Full color 9 1/2" x 14" ad for their shoes for Little Boys and Little Girls. The headline reminds us that the "Feet of the Future are being built today" and the various pictures show children of all ages busy in their daily activities. For Little Boys the ad shows the F-112 in Brown Elk with a Super-Flex Sole, the F-12 in Brown Elk with a Shark Tip and a Health Cushion, the E-367 in Antique Brown with a moccasin vamp and the E-366 in Antique Brown with the half-double sole. For Little Girls they show the F-95 in White Elk with a Health Cushion, the G-742 in Brown with a moccasin vamp and a Health Cushion, the F-600 in Patent with a Health Cushion and the F-524 in Patent with an Elasticized garbardine saddle. The text reminds us that Buster Brown was also makers of Official Boy and Girl Scout shoes and the shoes shown range in price from $2.50 to $5.95. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 8, 1941
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Children's Shoes 15

Buster Brown
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad shows the Barton and the Duke style of shoes. The ad shows Buster Brown standing next to his dog and telling the public "I've been healthy and happy for 53 years. Wouldn't you like to put your children in my shoes?". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 26, 1957
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Children's Shoes 11

Buster Brown
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad shows the Middy and the Lindy style of dress shoes for children. The ad has a drawing of a little girl and boy, dressed for Easter, walking along. The ad headline claims that "More youngsters will dress up for Easter in Buster Brown Shoes than any other brand." This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 3, 1958
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Children's Shoes 10

Buster Brown
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad that shows the Lindy style of children's shoes. The ad has a drawing of a smiling young boy running past two little girls as he tries to make an impression while wearing his Buster Brown shoes. The ad headline reminds us that "School-going feet need the 6-point fit only Buster Brown Shoes can give." This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 29, 1958
Life magazine
0
$7.50
View Children's Shoes 8

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Buster Brown
Full color 10" x 13" ad showing a young boy sitting next to a young girl. They are both dressed up, smiling and holding filled Easter Baskets. The ad headline says "New Buster Brown Shoes for Easter...what a thrill! Remember?". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 9, 1959
Life magazine
2
$7.50
View Children's Shoes 5

Endicott-Johnson
Black and white 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their "Shoes that challenge youthful feet to do their worst". There is a picture of a young man running the football and he has just made a cut that has left his opponet face-down in the dirt. Shown at the bottom of the page are their Big Boy shoes, their Little Hiker boots, their Hi-Kicks shoes and their Sterling oxfords. The text talks about the company making a study to find out what active children need in their shoes most and are able to make these durable and handsome and even the most expensive of their shoes cost less than $5.00
November 1925
The American Boy
1
$8.50
View Childrens Shoes 17

Poll Parrot
Full color 9 1/2" x 13 1/2" ad for their variety of shoes for all of your Children. There is a picture of a young boy punting a football and a young girl performing a basic ballet move and wonders if these shoes will be contrituting to a Future All-American or a Future Ballerina. The text talks about the pre-testing that is done on all of their shoes to make sure that they will fit and support your children in every way possible.
August 19, 1946
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Child Footwear 16

Poll-Parrot
Full color 10" x 14" ad that shows five different models of their "Shoes for Boys and Girls". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 28, 1949
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Children's Shoes 2

Red Goose
Black and white 9 1/2" x 12 1/2" ad for their shoes for boys and girls of all ages. The ad has a photo of an active boy and girl, followed by their dog, in the act of climbing over a fence to come toward the camera. The ad headline warns that "If you followed in their footsteps...you'd need shoes with 'Extra Value' features - inside and out!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
August 17, 1942
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Children's Shoes 12

Red Goose
Full color 9 1/2" x 12" wartime ad for the value of Red Goose Shoes. The ad has a picture of a little girl looking out of her Pullman berth at the porter who is picking her shoes up to polish. She is reminding him to be careful, "Don't lose 'em - they're my new Red Goose shoes!". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 1944
McCall's
1
$8.00
View Children's Shoes 13

Red Goose
Black and white 9 1/2" x 12" ad for these shoes "for boys and girls of all ages". The ad has a photo of parents and a little girl being helped onto a train by a porter. The little girl has allowed the porter to help her with her suitcase but she insists on holding her box of new shoes. The ad headline has her saying "I'll carry my Red Goose shoes, thanks". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
February 12, 1945
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Children's Shoes 7

Red Goose
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for these Action Shoes for Boys and Girls. The ad shows two styles for girls, two styles for boys and two styles of infant shoes. The ad has a photo of a young child taking careful steps with a pair of new shoes on and the headline insists that "This is the step that counts!" This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 15, 1948
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Children's Shoes 6

Robin Hood
Full color 10" x 13" ad for the shoes that are "Good for Children's feet". The ad shows several different styles available with two of them being placed on top of a Christmas Wreath. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
December 15, 1952
Life magazine
1
$8.00
View Children's Shoes 1

Robin Hood
Full color 9 1/2" x 13" ad for their shoes for all children. There is a picture of a plywood floor with a circular target drawn on it. There are shoes lying on both sides of the center which is occupied by an arrow that has been shot and buried below the words "Good for Children's Feet $4.99 to $6.99". The text says "A style, size and width to fit every child" and their are samples shown of a Fit-tested toddler's boot in white leather, a Girl's saddle shoe with white rubber sole, a Boy's wing-tip oxford with sturdy sole, a Girl's classic moc in brown leather and a Butterfly-bow patent with swivel strap. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
September 1, 1958
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Children's Shoes 14

Robin Hood
Full color 10" x 13" ad that shows a black boy's shoe and a black girl's shoe placed on top of a circle of Easter Eggs. The ad headline promises they are "Good for Children's Feet. $4.99 to $7.99". This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
March 9, 1959
Life magazine
1
$7.50
View Children's Shoes 4

Weather-Bird
Full color 10" x 13" ad for this producer of children's shoes. The picture in the ad shows three little boys wrestling while a little girl tries to break them up. This ad is larger than my scanner bed so the outer edges of the ad will not be visible in the scanned view.
October 1944
Woman's Home Companion
1
$8.00
View Children's Shoes 3










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