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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Voigt Family Fashion Collection ➔ Shoe Cleaner

Identifier:
v2019.1.120
Description:
White Rock Shoe Cleaner. This box contains chalk in powder form. This cleaner was used to clean white duck, cravenette nubuck shoes, along with white felt hats, belts and gloves. It sold for 25 cents and was manufactured by the While Rock Shoe Cleaner Company in Jackson, Michigan. 

Shoe cleaner was found with V1235
Materials:
Chalk
Dimensions:
3.5"" h 3.5"" w 1.5"" d
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Gift of Kent County Council for Historic Preservation
Makers/Donors
White Rock Shoe Cleaner Co.

Kent County Council For Historic Preservation
The Kent County Council for Historic Preservation has several responsibilities that support the preservation and protection of our history. These include:
  • Recommending designation of new historic districts 
  • Reviewing applications for proposed alterations within historic districts
  • Enforcing the Historic Preservation Ordinance Chapter and cooperating with the state, federal and local governments in pursuance of its responsibilities
  • Conducting meetings or hearings necessary to carry out these purposes
The Historic Preservation Commission consists of seven members who reside in Grand Rapids. Members are appointed by the City Commission for three-year terms (two consecutive terms are allowed). Members shall have a demonstrated interest in or knowledge of historic preservation. Two members shall be appointed from a list submitted by the Kent County Council for Historic Preservation and one member shall be an architect duly registered in the State of Michigan.

http://grcity.us/design-and-development-services/Planning-Department/Pages/Historic-Preservation-Commission.aspx

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