1920s Monitor Shoe Company Catalog

We found this catalog to be quite educational in that everything pictured is what we 21st century humanoids would call “Boots”, however the name of the business identifies it as a “Shoe Company” and every page says “The Monitor Shoe“. And one model can be ordered “with extra high top”, yet is still apparently a shoe.

Evidently a shoe had to be quite long to be considered a boot.

As is common in that period, the styles could all be had for $3.50 a pair (add 25ยข postage if ordering by mail – and apparently if you want to send it in cash you should send it in a Registered Letter…