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Dates:
1981
Level:
file
Collection ID:
CFCH.ASCH
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

File consists of statements, credit card applications, and correspondence about a lost/stolen credit card.

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Creators:
L.I. Fisk & Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Color image shows a Caucasian female figure and a Japanese man on opposite sides of the page bearing the quoted inscription. Each figure is balanced on fancifully arranged stacks of "Japanese" soap. Four images of washed garments on verso.

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Creators:
Enterprise Mfg. Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
undated
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper, 4-1/4" x 2-7/8".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Laundry
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Recto: Chinese figure with long queue is shown dancing while holding an iron. Text at right: "Melican man muchee smart Dennis / Kinrey no goodee / Mrs. Potts' muchee / goodee China / man can iron / two shirtee all / same one shirtee / make two dollar all / same one dollar." Verso: text with illustration advertising Mrs. Potts' Cold Handle Sad Iron,...

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Creators:
L.I. Fisk & Co.
Level:
item
Size:
1 Items (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Color image shows a Caucasian female figure and a Japanese man on opposite sides of the page bearing the quoted inscription. Each figure is balanced on fancifully arranged stacks of "Japanese" soap. Four images of washed garments on verso.

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Creators:
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
Dates:
1904
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper, 3-7/8 x 5-7/8 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.World
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Front depicts image and back contains handwritten note: "Dear Mrs. G, Have wished a dozen times that you could be with us. The fair is wonderful and we are having such a good time. Only wish you and pa were along. Love to all and hope your [sic] well. Yours as ever, [Stephen]."

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Creators:
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
Dates:
1904
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper, 3-7/8 x 5-7/8 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.World
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

14 Landmarks identified by key: Grand Entrance, Germany's Building, Mines & Metallurgy, Liberal Arts, Cascades, Educational & Social Economy, Manufacturers, Horticultural, Jerusalem, Electricity, Agricultural, Machinery, Varied Industries, Transportation. Front depicts image and contains key. Back is blank with handwritten cataloging number.

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Creators:
Charles E. Hires Company (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Dates:
Circa 1880-1920
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 5.1 x 3.0 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Beverages
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Front depicts a young boy with red suspenders and a gray hat, standing on a patch of grass. The verso describes how the boy is "robust and healthy" because he drinks root beer. It also mentions the health benefits of drinking root beer without any added drugs such as stimulants or narcotics. Imprint of S.O. Tarbox, / Groceries and Drugs, / Farmingt...

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Creators:
Raser, John B.
Dates:
Circa 1880-1920
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 5.3 x 3.3 in.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Beverages
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Front depicts two boys, one standing, wearing a hat, and holding the ankles of a boy with a blue shirt. The boy with the blue shirt has his hands on the ground, so that the pair look like a wheelbarrow. The verso mimics a reward poster, offering {dollar}500 to anyone who can find a better root beer than Raser's.

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Creators:
McLoughlin Bros. (publisher?)
Dates:
Circa 1890
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 9.3" x 6.9")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0058
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Color cartoon Valentine card with dailogue balloons and poem below image. Creators unidentified, but possibly published by McLoughlin Brothers.

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Dates:
1880-1926; undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1252
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials document the business transactions of the company including information relating to their customer base, dealers, expenses incurred by the company and banking activities. There is a substantial amount of information relating to customer orders and payments for both the card and novelty businesses dating from 1909-1921. Banking activities...