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Frishman's Red Goose Shoes | by michael griffey
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Frishman's Red Goose Shoes

in Port Gibson, MS. All that remains is the sign on an empty building.

 

Red Goose Shoes were a mainstay for juvenile shoes, along with Buster Brown (it's parent company) for most of the first half of the last century. One of the big marketing successes for Red Goose was "the golden egg" - children received a plastic golden egg with a prize inside with every pair purchased. The egg was dispensed by a plastic 'red goose' in a cardboard nest on the sales countertop.

 

Buster Brown shoes are still found, but the Red Goose brand disappeared in late 1960's/early 1970's.

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Taken on December 6, 2010