Friday, April 20, 2018
Found this on the Face of Books and it took me back - way back to my early, early childhood.
Cleveland had three major department stores that I can remember in my life. May Company. Higbee's. And The Halle Brother's Company, aka Halle's.
But The May Company's "May's on the Heights" store - quite possibly one of the largest standalone departments stores built outside of a downtown area was near our house by about 10 minutes.
While I am happy to report that Mr. Sneakers and I never made an acquaintance that I recall. the ad does feature the childhood tennis shoe brands of choice for those us born in the Eisenhower and Kennedy years, namely Converse, Red Ball Jets and PF Flyers.
I was a Red Ball Jets child until I graduated to PF Flyers. Converse was not the shoe for flat footed kids like myself.
By the way, the "PF" in the PF Flyers name? Stood for Posture Foundation.
I do not, however, remember "Little Abernathy".