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Creators:
Williams, Davis, Brooks & Co. (Detroit, Mich.)
Williams, Davis, Brooks & Co. (Detroit, Mich.)
Dates:
Circa 1880-1920
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 6.1 x 3.4 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Beverages
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Front depicts three old men in robes (monks?) sitting around a table enjoying Bryant's Root Beer Extract. The verso has a box selling the extract to make "5 gallons with 10 cents." It also says it can be used for nerves and as a stimluant. Bottom of the card has the imprint of Geo. W. Smith, Pittsfield, Mass.

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Creators:
Donaldson Brothers (Five Points, New York)
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper, .)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Men
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A female figure in patriotic dress, holding a shield marked "invention," points to the "cheap labor" text, while a Chinese man at left holds his head, possibly weeping, while Uncle Sam looks on with a smile. A sign says "Gon Up / Chinese / laundry" and the caption at the bottom is: "'Othello' s occupation gone' the handwriting on the wall."

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Creators:
Fleming Bros. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
[ca. 1890-1900?]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (color illus.; Ink on paper, 4-3/8" x 3")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Cosmetics
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Printed color image of a woman, presumably Japanese, wearing a yellow kimono, holding a fan, with flowers and plants in background. Text on verso includes "Harry H. Ink & Co., / Pure Drugs & Mikado Cologne, / Leetonia, Ohio" at bottom; also a testimonial for Dr. C. McLane's Liver Pills, also produced by Fleming Bros.

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Creators:
Murray & Lanman (lanman amp kemp advertiser)
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Cosmetics
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Woman in pink dress/kimono and yellow underskirt with oriental umbrella holding vial of perfume. To her left is a fountain. Back text expounds on Florida Water Perfume.

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Dates:
1960s
Level:
file
Size:
(9 folders)
Collection ID:
AAA.neveloui
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
circa 1950s-1980s
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.koblfred
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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Dates:
UNDATED
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0008
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Dates:
1880-1967
undated
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1252
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials document the history of the company, as well as, the creative and financial aspects of managing a small family owned business. The company functioned as a mail order business providing products to consumers, retailers and organizations throughout the United States and across the world. Of interest are photographs of Frank Sherman and Mary...