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Dates:
1875-1917
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Chemicals
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Post card and trade cards for with special offers, a chemist image, promoting phosphate, equipment, and an auction sale. Also included is a white paper on liquid carbonic acid (1875) and diagram for Fogarty's Apparatus for producing simultaneously pure hydrogen gas, ammonia, and bicarbonate of soda (circa 1881).

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Dates:
undated
1904-1941
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Novelties
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Trade cards, circulars, and promotional items for the novelty industry including tricks, cards, ornamental and household items, and gifts.

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Dates:
1899-1917
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Christmas
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Trade cards promoting Christmas themed goods and gifts or with Christmas images. Greeting cards. Christmas Eve poem, news clipping (undated).

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Dates:
circa 1818-1943, undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Men
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manufacturers and Distributors records include bills, receipts, business cards, advertising cards, printed advertisements, business correspondence on letterhead stationary and invoices from manufacturers and sellers of men's clothing. Businesses range in size from sole proprietors or tailors to large manufacturers like Cluett Peabody, makers of th...

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Dates:
1893-1930
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Fraternal
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Contains dance cards, member dues receipts and nomination cards, event programs, and ribbons. Organizations represented include: Theta Delta Chi, Order of Tonti, Knights of Columbus, Improved Order of Red Men, Knights of Pythias, Haymakers Association, Bethesda Temple of Honor, D. of R., C.M.B.A, White Cloud Council, I.O.R.M. Arietta Tribe, Wah-he ...

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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.BakingSoda
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collectible trade cards (featuring different animals), a price list, a promotional card with distance calculations to Chicago.

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Dates:
1870-1964
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Afro
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes trade cards with depictions of African-Americans, ads for the CORE organization holiday card campaign (1964),Ebonymagazine, andNational Anti-Slavery Standard(1870), and a catalogue for the First Industrial Exposition of the Colored Citizens of the District of Columbia (1887).

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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Sugar
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Geo. W. Parish, discount card and a trade card for saccharin (in German).

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Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Paints
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Incomplete set of promotional playing cards for Murphy Varnish, a ribbon for J.H. McMachan dealer in paints, puzzle mystery card for J.H. Swatlin paint store, and a brochure for the airless Norris Painting Machine.