: A man prepares to wash the windows of a building in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Across the street, pedestrians stroll past local businesses, including Florsheim Shoes and Nationwide Beauty Academy. Milton Florsheim founded the Florsheim Shoe Company in 1892. Nationwide Beauty Academy offered instruction in cosmetology, and in 1997, joined the Salon Schools Group, which includes programs in barbering, cosmetology, and spa sciences.
The High Street Photograph Collection is comprised of over 400 photographs of High Street in Columbus, Ohio, taken in the early 1970s. These photographs were taken primarily at street level and document people and the built environment from the Pontifical College Josephinum on North High Street in Worthington through Clintonville, the University District and Short North, Downtown and South Columbus. The photographs were used in a television photo documentary that aired on WOSU called "High Street." Photographers that were involved in this project were Alfred Clarke, Carol Hibbs Kight, Darrell Muething, Clayton K. Lowe, and Julius Foris, Jr. View on Ohio Memory.
: AV254_B05F126_01 Subjects
: Columbus (Ohio)--History--20th century; Street photography; Downtowns; Employees; Window cleaners Places
: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)