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Collection TitleMC 11 Trade Cards/ Greeting Cards/ ManualsCreatorBooth Library
Processed ByKim Richards
Date Completed:Aug. 8, 2007
Extent2.5 linear feet

MC 11 - Trade Cards/ Greeting Cards/ Manuals contains greeting cards, Special event themed postcards for major holidays and sewing machine manuals.

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TitleDocumentBox NumberFolder NumberLocation
Picture Taking with the Kodak Petite Single Lens, from the Eastman Kodak Company.BookletA1301
Three (3) trade cards for the Elmira Wiper Company, Sanitary Wipsing and Polishing Cloths, Mill Remnants and Waste.Trade CardsA1302
A Guide For Beginners in the Art of Photography, published by the Gundlach Optical Company.BookletA1405
Grand Union Tea Company, 1889 - "In Which City Do You Live? Grand Union Tea Co., Dealers In Chemically Pure Teas, Plantation Coffees."Trade CardA1501
The Greenwich Insurance Company of the City of New York, 1901.Trade CardA1503
Folder contains two (2) trade cards and an advertisement for G. W. Ingalls & Co., Boots, Shoes, Rubbers, Trunks & Satchels."DocumentsA17
Two (2) for "Johnson & Hamilton's Display of Novelties, Towys and Fancy Goods Now Ready at Domestic Hall. Agesnts for Dr. Lloyd's Family Medicines, Johnson & Hamilton, Druggists."Trade CardA1802
Carter's Amateur's Guide and Photographic Encyclopedia, Compliments of Kelly Photo Stock House.BookletA1901
Bausch & Lomb Hand Camera Telephoto, The Kelly Photo Stock House.BookletA1902
You Can Bank On G. H. & J. T. Kelly for Electrical Contracting, Electrical Supplies, Electrical Equipment, Farm Lighting Plants.Trade CardA1903
Advertisement for the New Patent Sanitary Cuspidor for R. R. Coaches, Officers, Stores, Saloons, Steam Boats, and All Business Places. Manufactured by The Sanitary Cuspidor Co., F. W. Kendall Patentee and General Manager.FlyerA1904
W. A. Kingsbury, Dealer in Choice Family Groceries & Provisions.Business CardA1906
Dr. Kilmer's Female Remedy Corrects All Conditions. Cures Chronic Weaknesses, Nervous Debility, Etc.Trade CardA1907
Bottle label for Lithrock, A Superior Table Water.LabelA2001
For the greatest economy ask for Lehigh Valley Anthracite offered by Petrie Coal Co.Trade CardA2002
McCall's sewing pattern for Misses' Skirt, 1953.PatternA22
Folder contains six (6) trade cards for the 99c. and Variety Store, Chas. Lantaff & Co.Trade CardA23
Instructions for Operation and Care of TYPE "H" Gainaday Electric Washer and Wringer, by the Pittsburgh Gage & Supply Company, Manufacturers, 30th Street and Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA. Also included is a scanned image of the directions.DocumentA2401
Scanned photograph of Mary Williams owner of the 1920 Gainaday Washer and Wringer and the 1928 Silvertone Cabinet Radio.PhotographA2402
DVD contains a home movie on the 1920 Gainaday Washer and Wringer.DVDA2403
CD contains information and schematics for the 1928 Silvertone Radio and the Operating Instructions for the 1920 Gainaday Washer Wringer.CDA2404
S. Frohlich & Co., famous one price clothiers, 327 E. Water St., ca. 1880sTrade CardAF
Folder contains two (2) calendars for 1893 and 1894 compliments of the Prudential Insurance Company.CalendarB01
Folder contains three (3) trade cards for T. A. Pagett dealer in Sohmer Pianos & Waterloo Organs.Trade CardsB02
Price List for Plate Work, 1872.Trade CardB0301
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