A Little Journey to Shoomaker's

Booklet courtesy of Boice Lydell. Pictures and comments courtesy of Paul Jackson.
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A Little Journey to Shoomaker's
Being an Appreciation and an Eye Opener

by Elbert Hubbard, 1909

This booklet measures 8" x 6" and has 16 pages. Shoomaker's was a bar on E Street just off Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington DC. It appears to have been a favorite watering hole for many of the cognoscenti of the period. Shoomaker's was later closed do to Prohibition. This booklet is listed in McKenna but the name is misspelled as Shoemaker's. Initials and tail pieces were designed by Dard Hunter.

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