Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
PH 26 JAN 1999
Format of Original
35mm color negatives
Views of Roy's Shoe Shop, 500 Stevens Avenue.
Top photo: Shop owner Steve Lentz operates stitching machine.
Bottom photo: Dan Lentz sands down the rough edges on a newly repaired shoe sole, while his father Steve works in the background of Roy's Shoe Shop.
Roy's Shoe Shop first opened at a location on Stevens Avenue, near Brentwood Street, in 1923, owned by George Roy. In the 1940s, Roy and his son moved the shop to 500 Stevens Avenue, and Steve Lentz joined their work force later on. Lentz bought the shop in 1956.
Photos published in the Portland Press Herald, on 26 January 1999.
ATTACHED PHOTO (BELOW) SHOWS MORE TOOLS OF THE SHOP'S TRADE.
"Roy's Shoe Shop, 1999" (1999). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 198.
Portland, Me., Deering Center, Stevens Avenue, Businesses