City Directories and History: 1908 – (#126) Manchester Mill Office, Isadore Blumberg Jewelry Co., (#128) – Diehl – Moore Shoe Co., 1922/23 – Diehl – Moore Shoe Co., also at #128 East Main St. – Joye Jewelry Co., 1925 – (#128) Diehl and Moore Shoe Company
The Record reported on Jan. 28, 1907 – “Buster Brown and Tige will be at the Diehl – Moore Shoe store on Wednesday.”
The Herald reported on June 17, “That the Diehl – Moore Shoe Company was holding a bankruptcy sale.”
The Rock Hill Record reported on April 5, 1909 – “Mrs. S.E. Moore has purchased the interest of Mr. H.S. Diehl in the Diehl – Moore Shoe Company. The business will be continued by T.A. Moore and Mrs. S.E. Moore. Mr. Diehl will continue to work there.”
The RH Record reported on May 24, 1909 – “Blumberg Jewelers and the Diehl – Moore Shoe Company have agreed to swap store locations. The shoe store wanted a larger space in order to increase their space. Because of this move, Mr. John R. Barron’s office for the Manchester Mill will need to be moved.”
Click on the More Information > link found below the picture column for additional data or pictures. Also see the Diehl family home in Chester County on Blaney Road. Also see Lot #2 South for additional information – the approximate location of the store.
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