When I was a kid in the 1960's, there were two basic decisions to make about sneakers:
The Montgomery Ward shopper of 1922 had the exact same two decisions. These all-purpose sneakers were recommended for "house wear, tennis, gymnasium, and outings." There were sizes available for nearly every customer.
Pricing was as follows (plus 8¢ postage per pair):
|WOMEN'S||93¢ white/95¢ black||79¢|
|BOYS AND GIRLS||85¢ small/89¢ large||73¢ small/79¢ large|
|LITTLE KIDS||No high-tops for little kids||65¢|
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