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Dates:
1900-1972; undated
Level:
subseries
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1252
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This subseries includes the personal papers of the oldest daughter of Frank Sherman and Mary Elizabeth Sandford. Ruth Louise Sandford was born in Dansville, New York on August 26, 1879. She attended Albany Teachers College and spent her early life as a teacher. She eventually works with the family mail order greeting card business and assumes ful...

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Creators:
Pears' Soap
Dates:
1885
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (col., 24 x 17.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Portrait of woman in profile, with advertising text on verso, including testimonials from Henry Ward Beecher, Erasmus Wilson, Lillie Langtry, and others, showing signatures. This portrait depicts Mary Antoinette Anderson, a celebrated stage actress. The verso advertises "Pears' Soap / FOR TOILET AND NURSERY" and claims that it "Specially [sic] Prep...

Both sides of card shown in scan.

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Creators:
Pears' Soap
Dates:
1885
Level:
item
Size:
1 Items (col., 24 x 17.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Soap
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Portrait of woman in profile, with advertising text on verso, including testimonials from Henry Ward Beecher, Erasmus Wilson, Lillie Langtry, and others, showing signatures. This portrait depicts Mary Antoinette Anderson, a celebrated stage actress. The verso advertises "Pears' Soap / FOR TOILET AND NURSERY" and claims that it "Specially [sic] Prep...

Both sides of card shown in scan.

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Creators:
Cole, Gordon E. (advertising executive)
Dates:
1879-1899; 1926-1964
Size:
2 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0371
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, speeches, clippings, unpublished manuscripts, scrapbooks related to advertising.

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Creators:
Hall, Charles Francis, 1821-1871
Dates:
undated
circa 1860
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Various Sizes.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0702
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Various Bills, Reciepts and Business Cards Collected by Charles Francis Hall, Undated

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Creators:
Keystone Manufacturing Co. (Sterling, Ill.)
Dates:
[ca. 1890]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Agriculture
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Color illustration shows Uncle Sam and an international array of faces and costumes. The Keystone image to which Uncle Sam points contains a black-and-white picture of a "'Keystone' / hayloader / at work." See also cat. no. AC0060.248726.

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Creators:
Keystone Manufacturing Co. (Sterling, Ill.)
Dates:
[ca. 1890]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Agriculture
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Color illustration shows Uncle Sam and an international array of faces and costumes. The Keystone image to which Uncle Sam points contains a black-and-white picture of a "'Keystone' / hayloader / at work." See also AC0060-0000070.

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Dates:
1835-1924
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Schools
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence is general, mostly regarding academic research matters. Education publications cover prospective texts for classroom use, re-education booklet for displaced workers, several essays from the Simplified Spelling Board (1907, 1908), and a copy of the Illustrated Education Bulletin (1871). Ticket, pledge card, and home studies flier for ...