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  • Collection: Jewish Life in Champaign-Urbana
Photograph of window display at Kaufman's Student Outfitters
Photograph of Good Shoes by Sholem's at 8 E. Main St in Champaign
Photograph of interior of Sholem's Shoes

Kuhn's first store, The Emporium, located at 33 Main St., Champaign

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In 1919, Jos. Kuhn & Co. became the first clothier to accept a shipment of clothing from a commercial airplane. The plane flew Society Brand clothes down from Chicago. Isaac Kuhn is pictured fifth from the right.

Jos. Kuhn & Son storefront in 1900. Joseph Kuhn is the furthest on the left and Isaac Kuhn is fifth from the right.

Rear of Jos. Kuhn & Co. store at 33 E. Main St. circa 1975 with Kuhn’s slogan “Unmatched in 118.5 miles.” It should be noted that Indianapolis is 119 miles away.
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