Remember Sam's Shoe Shop?" Here's another visit to the Trenton during her golden years. The clarity of these R.C. Maxwell/Duke University Archives photos is absolutely incredible. For those who are in the younger generation, the "Orpheum" theater in the photo, was ultimately the location of the "Mayfair;" one of my favorite downtown theaters. I still remember those blue mirror tiles they had at the entrance. The Mayfair was an upscale Trenton theater.
HI TOM...YOU REALLY HIT THE JACK POT TODAY FOR MEMORIES OF MY DELIVERING MAIL DURING THE 50'S TO ALL THE SECTION YOU'RE DISPLAYING TODAY. WHO CAN FORGET THE COMFORT STATION ON THE CORNER OF STATE AND MONTGOMERY AND THE OLD POST OFFICE AND FEDERAL BUILDING ON THE SAME CORNER. THE ORPHEUM WAS ONE OF GEORGE B. TEN EYCK'S THEATRES ALONG WITH THE GAIETY ON SOUTH OLDEN AVENUE WHERE HE LET THE KIDS IN FREE ON SAT. MORNINGS DURING THE DEPRESSION.