A pair of men's, black leather boots with leather soles and rounded toes. The boots are lined with a checkered brown and beige cotton lining. The sole is stamped with a trademark that includes the word "Foward". Grey Roots Museum and Archives Collection.

A pair of men's, black leather boots with leather soles and rounded toes. The boots are lined with a checkered brown and beige cotton lining. The sole is stamped with a trademark that includes the word "Foward". Grey Roots Museum and Archives Collection.

A pair of ladies', black, high-topped, Queen-heeled, lace-up boots circa 1917. The exterior is patent leather and the interior is cotton. They are made by Hanan & Son. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of ladies', black, high-topped, Queen-heeled, lace-up boots circa 1917. The exterior is patent leather and the interior is cotton. They are made by Hanan & Son. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of factory-made, ladies', high, lace-up boots, of the Empress Shoe brand. These boots were made in Canada and are black leather with a white cotton lining. They have pointed toes, with a perforated leather piece stitched across the toe. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of factory-made, ladies', high, lace-up boots, of the Empress Shoe brand. These boots were made in Canada and are black leather with a white cotton lining. They have pointed toes, with a perforated leather piece stitched across the toe. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of ladies', black, high-topped boots made by "The McPherson Shoe". The boots have a stacked heel and a perforated decoration on the toe. The boots are made of two different types of black leather which have slightly different shades. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of ladies', black, high-topped boots made by "The McPherson Shoe". The boots have a stacked heel and a perforated decoration on the toe. The boots are made of two different types of black leather which have slightly different shades. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of ladies', high-topped, black patent leather, "Banner" shoes. They feature a low, chunky heel and have a ribbon-style lace. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of ladies', high-topped, black patent leather, "Banner" shoes. They feature a low, chunky heel and have a ribbon-style lace. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of small child's dyed-red and black leather boots. To fasten, the shoes have 4 red buttons on the outer side of the ankle. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of small child's dyed-red and black leather boots. To fasten, the shoes have 4 red buttons on the outer side of the ankle. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of ladies', leather, high-topped boots with a plain heel and pointed toes. They are black toe to heel with brown tops and light coloured cotton laces. The boots are lined in white. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of ladies', leather, high-topped boots with a plain heel and pointed toes. They are black toe to heel with brown tops and light coloured cotton laces. The boots are lined in white. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of brown leather, high-topped, ladies' boots c. 1915. They feature very pointed toes and a Queen heel of about 2 inches. The boots are lined with a heavy, white cotton fabric. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of brown leather, high-topped, ladies' boots c. 1915. They feature very pointed toes and a Queen heel of about 2 inches. The boots are lined with a heavy, white cotton fabric. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of black leather and velvet child's boots. The boots are lace-up and the interior is made of white leather. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

A pair of black leather and velvet child's boots. The boots are lace-up and the interior is made of white leather. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

Custom made for George Dierlamn who had a crippled foot, this shoe is made of black leather and is double stiched in white. The distored shape allowed for the man's foot. The boot is lined in black and white-striped cotton. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

Custom made for George Dierlamn who had a crippled foot, this shoe is made of black leather and is double stiched in white. The distored shape allowed for the man's foot. The boot is lined in black and white-striped cotton. Grey Roots Museum & Archives Collection.

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