The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Uncle Sam's new cobbler shop on wheels

Army cobblers stand beside a cobbler shop on wheels that the U.S. Army used to repair up to 800 pairs of shoes a day for the troops. The two trucks parked at a curb contain equipment and sleeping quarters for the men.


18 x 23.6 cm

Tribune Company

black and white

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  • text

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Tribune Pictorial Weekly (February 1, 1920), p. 5

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