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TitleAdvertising Card Scrapbook
DescriptionA hardbound scrapbook containing 82 pages of advertising and calling cards plus 5 unused pages. Cards are mainly for businesses outside Missouri, but some Kansas City businesses are represented on pages 80-81. There are a number of cards showing farming and farm machinery, Christmas themes, African American stereotypes, stoves, women, children, animals, and of course, flowers. There are cigarette card sets from a number of companies on various themes including:
-Medals or stars of Orders (pages 3, 5-7, 34-35)
-Animals (pages 10-11, 39)
-Birds (pages 14-15)
-Fish (pages 18-19)
-Military uniforms (pages 22-23)
-Athletes (pages 26-27)
-International costume, coins, smoking (pages 30-31, 44-45)
-State capitol buildings (pages 38-39)
-Boys playing (pages 40-41).
Given to the library by N. Clyde Degginger.
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Visiting cards
Cigarette cards
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions30 x 37 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
LocationSC3, Box 9, Scrapbook 3
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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AcknowledgementThis project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.