BROWN SHOE - Thompson Shoe Factory on 22nd Avenue came to Humboldt in the 1920s as Coble Shoe Company. For many years, it was known as Thompson’s, then O’Donnell’s and finally, Brown Shoe Company. It closed about 1977.
Brown Shoe, hosiery mill kept hundreds working for decades
Maybe it’s time to call single-parenting what it is, a bomb that has fallen across our country, shattering the hopes and dreams of millions of children and their families and damaging the lives of everyone else in the process.