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Creators:
Clarence Brooks and Co.
Dates:
[1885?]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper, 3" x 4-3/4".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Paints
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Clarence Brooks and Co. trade card showing two African-American men with an African American shoeshine boy. The boy is pointing to the shoes of one man, who wears a red and yellow suit. Caption: "Elderly gent, 'Why does he want to shine 'em up for nuffin? Spect de little nigger tinks deyd be a big advertisement for him.'"

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1833-1975
Size:
3.21 Cubic feet (consisting of 7 boxes, 3 oversize folders.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Office
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Office Equipment forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Dates:
1978 - 1979
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1315
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
circa 1960-circa 2000
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.yoshray
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Association of Massachusetts Minute Men of 1861
Dates:
April 15, 1899
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 2.7" x 3.8".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.CivilWar
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Souvenir card from the Association of Minute Men of '61 Reunion and Banquet, American House, Boston. Includes image of a man holding a gun and trying to put on a coat while running.

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Creators:
Mrs. Potts' Cold Handle Iron
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 2.6" x 4.3")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Laundry
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1883-1951
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Schools
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Several dance cards from events held by various clubs and organizations and other programs. The Graduate Record keepsake book is blank. There are three issues of the Regis Monthly (1921 October-December). One print illustration of the exterior of an old school house.

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file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Paper
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Flags
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Dates:
1940
1902-1915
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Tools
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A large assortment of blotter cards featuring a variety of printed calendars, product advertising or pictorial images. Mostly from Samuel J. Shimer & Sons of Milton, Pennsylvania but a few examples also from other companies.