A WWII era gentleman on Main St. U.S.A strutting his stuff hand in pocket, the other holding a cigarette. I love the white shoes to match the fedora, even though on this picture they’re blending into the sunlit ground. The three-piece suit with the fitted waist and loose pants gave this man the very classic business-like and sharp look of the decade.
The store behind the man is Kress (S.H. Kress & Co.), a popular American “five and dime” department store chain which operated from 1896 to 1981.
RPPC: AGFA/ANSCO 1930s-1940s
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