A 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.
Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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