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Fingerman collection of ephemera

Accession 2009.213

Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library


PO Box 3630
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
302-658-2400
research@hagley.org

Finding aid prepared by Laurie Rizzo in 2013., 2013

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-19T10:46-0500

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Cite items for this collection in the following format:
[Description and dates], Box/folder number, Fingerman collection of ephemera (Accession 2009.213), Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Fingerman collection of ephemera
Dates: circa 1848-1968
Accession Number: 2009.213
Creator: Fingerman, Arlene; Fingerman, Gerald
Extent: 3 linear feet
Physical Description: 531 items (4 boxes, 1 oversize folder) : ephemera.
Language of Material: English
Repository: Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Abstract: Items with a specific and limited use, created with the intention of being discarded after serving their purpose, are called ephemera. This collection consists of mixed-format ephemera from various endeavors within American culture, primarily the manufacturing and selling of products or services.
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Historical Note

Items with a specific and limited use, created with the intention of being discarded after serving their purpose, are called ephemera. These seemingly unimportant and commonplace materials can often provide valuable insight into the culture of the time period. Additionally, ephemera can be used for the study of graphic design, typography, and various printing processes.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of mixed-format ephemera from various endeavors within American culture, primarily the manufacturing and selling of products or services. Advertising cards and labels compose a large portion of the collection, but also included are billheads, blotters, bookmarks, business cards, catalogs, checks, envelopes, flyers, letterheads, newsletters, packaging, postcards, and stamps.

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Arrangement

Organized by the following subjects: agriculture, beverage, cloth/clothing, cosmetic, financial, food, household, medical, religion, sewing, soap, tobacco, transportation, utility product, war, and miscellaneous.

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Series Descriptions and Inventory

I. Agriculture
Box Folder
1 1 J. G. Harrison & Sons, Strawberry plants [Advertising card, Strawberry]
Box Folder
1 2 Card Seed Co., Watermelon seeds [Packaging, Watermelon]
Box Folder
1 3 Rice's Seeds, Hubbard squash [Advertising card, Humor]
Box Folder
1 4 Planet Jr., Farm and garden tools [Flyer, Planet and insets]
Box Folder
1 5 Ross Brothers, Agricultural implements and seeds, Worcester, MA, 1904 [billhead]
Box Folder
1 6 Ross Bros. Co., Agricultural implements and seeds, Worcester, MA, 1911 [billhead]
Box Folder
1 7 Ross Brothers, Wooden ware, dairy utensils, etc, Worcester, MA, 1901 [billhead]
Box Folder
1 8 Joseph Van Cleft, Hardware and agricultural implements, Newburgh, NY, 1888 [billhead]
II. Beverage
Box Folder
1 9 Huntley Manufacturing Co., Chautauqua Maid Quality Grape Juice, Brocton, NY [Label, Maid & grapes]
Box Folder
1 10 The Moxie Company, Moxie, Needham Heights, MA [Label]
Box Folder
1 11 Albany Brewing Co., Export Pilsner style beer, Albany, NY [Label]
Box Folder
1 12 C. H. Evans & Sons, Original Hudson cream ale, India pale and stock ales, porter and brown stout, Hudson, NY, 1894 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 13 C. Berry & Co., Wines and liquors, Boston, MA, 1916 [Billhead, Building]
Box Folder
1 14 Venable & Heyman, Wines and liquors, New York, NY, 1892 [Letterhead, Building]
Box Folder
1 15 Old "76" Distilling Company, Distillery, Newport, KY, 1919 [Letterhead, Building]
Box Folder
1 16 Connecticut and Rhode Island Bludwine Bottling Co., Bludwine, Bridgeport, CT [Letterhead]
Box Folder
1 17 Chase & Sanborn, Importers & jobbers teas, coffees, Boston, MA, 1892 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 18 Goulding Bros. Co., Appleton cola snap, Whitman, MA [Label]
Box Folder
1 19 H. C. Schranck Co., X-tre unfermented champagne, Milwaukee, WI [Label]
Box Folder
1 20 Lewis Goulding, mfg., Goulding's sparkling celery tonic, Whitman, MA [Label]
Box Folder
1 21 American Liquor Company, Royal Knight blended whiskey, Boston, MA [Label]
Box Folder
1 22 Goulding Bros. Co., Appleton ginger ale, Whitman, MA [Label]
Box Folder
1 23 Brown, Thompson & Co., Beech Fork whisky, Louisville, KY [Label]
Box Folder
1 24 Port Townsend Brewing Co., Townsend lager beer, Port Townsend, WA [Label]
Box Folder
1 25 Old York Distillery, Elkridge special whiskey, Louisville, KY [Label]
Box Folder
1 26 Harper whiskey [Label]
Box Folder
1 27 American Liquor Company, Seven-thirty express blended whiskey, Boston, MA [Label]
Box Folder
1 28 C. E. Carter, Allens root beer extract for making home-made beer, Lowell, MA [Advertising card]
Box Folder
1 29 American Soda Fountain Company, , Boston, MA, 1902 [Letterhead]
Box Folder
1 30 Brotherhood Wine Co., Vineyards, New York, NY, 1910 [Letterhead]
III. Cloth/Clothing
Box Folder
1 31 Dril Romantico, circa 1890 [Label, Man holding woman in boat]
Box Folder
1 32 Ciresi Furriers, Fur coats, Waterbury, CT [Blotter]
Box Folder
1 33 Canfield Rubber Co., Canfield dress shields, Middletown, CT [Advertising card, Woman and child]
Box Folder
1 34 Hill Brothers, "Myra" hat, New York, NY, 1885-1886 [Advertising card, Woman in hat]
Box Folder
1 35 John Mundell & Co., Solar Tip shoes for children, Philadelphia, PA [Advertising card, Three children]
Box Folder
1 36 John E. Burke & Co. (for American Shoe Tip Co.), Boots, shoes and slippers, Waltham, MA [Advertising card, Two children (one at easel)]
Box Folder
1 37 G. W. Laythe & Co., Boots and shoes, Clinton, 1886-1887 [Advertising card, Girl with pail and shovel]
Box Folder
1 38 American Shoe Tip Co., Children's shoes [Advertising card, Woman driving shoe with children, "The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe"]
Box Folder
1 39 J. J. Porter & Co., Millinery and notions, Pittsburgh, PA, 1903 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 40 H. A. Warriner, Boots, shoes and rubbers, Warren, MA [Advertising card, Various men with screws in shoes, "Clinching Screw Fastened"]
Box Folder
1 41 Phelps & Co., Dr. Warner's Coraline Corset, West Bay City, MI, circa 1880 [Advertising card, Woman, ""Rosa Lee uses Warner Bros. Coraline Corset"]
Box Folder
1 42 Joseph Donahue , Boot and shoe maker, Woodland Ave. [Advertising card, Little girl]
Box Folder
1 43 Joseph Donahue , Boot and shoe maker, Woodland Ave. [Advertising card, Cupid and bust of woman]
Box Folder
1 44 Joseph Donahue , Boot and shoe maker, Woodland Ave. [Advertising card, Cupid with bow and dead bird]
Box Folder
1 45 C. R. Hawley & Co., Dr. Warner's flexible hip "D" corset, Bay City, MI [Advertising card, Woman, "Miss Louise Montague uses Warner Bros. Coraline Corsets"]
Box Folder
1 46 Lambertville Rubber Co., Snag-Proof boots, Lambertville, NJ [Label, Workers climbing two boots]
IV. Cosmetic
Box Folder
1 47 W. J. Austen & Co. (for Mrs. M. P. Quick), Austen's Forest Flower Cologne, Raritan, NJ [Advertising card, Two women holding flowers]
Box Folder
1 48 Rosebud Perfume Co., Rosebud Hair Tonic, Woodsboro, MD [Advertising card, Woman]
Box Folder
1 49 Rosebud Perfume Co., Perfume bouquet No. 3, Woodsboro, MD [Label]
Box Folder
1 50 Rosebud Perfume Co., Rosebud Perfume, Woodsboro, MD [Label]
Box Folder
1 51 Rosebud Perfume Co., Rosebud Perfume, Woodsboro, MD [Label]
Box Folder
1 52 Dr. J. B. Lynas & Son, Madam Pivet's complexion beautifier, Logansport, IN [Label]
Box Folder
1 53 Rosebud Perfume Co., Smith's Rosebud hair and scalp application, Woodsboro, MD [Label]
Box Folder
1 54 The Buerger Bros. Supply Co., Face lotion, Denver, CO [Label, Flowers and mountains, "Glacier Bloom"]
Box Folder
1 55 Floredora Co., Toilet water, Philadelphia, PA [Label, Lilacs]
Box Folder
1 56 Columbia Perfume Co., , Pittsburgh, PA [Advertising card]
Box Folder
1 57 Ricksecker's, New perfume [Advertising card, Flower, "Perfume with Ricksecker's Pin Pang - see how long it lasts"]
V. Financial
Box Folder
1 58 Commercial Banking Co., 24, Bowling Green, OH, 1901 [Checks]
Box Folder
1 59 Blank check, Blank, 18-- [Checks]
Box Folder
1 60 First National Bank, Gardner & Co. (for $25), Freewater, OR, 1918 [Checks]
Box Folder
1 61 Bank of Fairbanks, Veterans Administration (for $6.80 for insurance), Fairbanks, AK, 1954 [Checks]
Box Folder
1 62 Farmers & Merchants National, Hamilton Jones ($179.20), Baltimore, MD, 1881 [Checks]
VI. Food
Box Folder
1 63 W. N. Gleason Company, Fruit and produce, Worcester, MA, 1911 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 64 McCoy & Rumbeger, Wholesale groceries, Pittsburgh, PA, 1891 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 65 R. F. Owens, Wild Rose brand table syrup (1 pint, 8 oz.), Brockton, MA [Advertising card]
Box Folder
1 66 R. F. Owens, Wild Rose brand table syrup (7 oz.), Brockton, MA [Advertising card]
Box Folder
1 67 Portland Fresh Fish Co., Fish (sold to E. L. Bragg), Portland, ME, 1914 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 68 Wing's Eclipse Baking Powder, Baking powder, Portland, ME [Advertising card, Frog looking at egg, "Eggspectation"]
Box Folder
1 69 Wing's Eclipse Baking Powder, Baking powder, Portland, ME [Advertising card, Frog with egg in mouth, mother bird looking on, "Caught!"]
Box Folder
1 70 Wing's Eclipse Baking Powder, Baking powder, Portland, ME [Advertising card, Frog with egg, mother butting his head, "Fowl Blow"]
Box Folder
1 71 Wing's Eclipse Baking Powder, Baking powder, Portland, ME [Advertising card, Mother bird setting on frog with egg, "Eggspatiation"]
Box Folder
1 72 Wing's Eclipse Baking Powder, Baking powder, Portland, ME [Advertising card, Baby bird hatched with frog and mother bird looking on, "Peacemaker"]
Box Folder
1 73 Ritter, Preserved fruits, jellies, jams and fruit butters [Advertising card, Man (dog pulling coat) talking with couple, "Try Ritter's preserved fruits, jellies, jams, and fruit butters"]
Box Folder
1 74 Green Mountain, Vermont maple syrup, St. Albans, VT [Label, Mountains]
Box Folder
1 75 Doliber, Goodale & Co., Mellin's Food, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Baby in high chair reaching for bottle of Mellin's, "For Infants and Invalids"]
Box Folder
1 76 Alfred Jones' Sons, Jones' Finnan haddie, Bangor, MD [Label, Sea scene]
Box Folder
1 77 Pep, Pep chocolate-flavored drink [Label, Boy dressed in patriotic costume drinking Pep w/bottle]
Box Folder
1 78 Green Mountain Packing Co., Brier Rose syrup, St. Albans, VT [Label, "Made from cane sugar and Vermont maple syrup"]
Box Folder
1 79 C. M. Tice & Co., Verhampshire Peanut Butter, Boston, MA [Label]
Box Folder
1 80 New England Maple Syrup Co., Verhampshire Cane & Maple Syrup, Boston, MA [Label]
Box Folder
1 81 Green Mountain Packing Co., Raspberry preserves, St. Albans, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 82 Green Mountain Packing Co., Mint jelly, St. Albans, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 83 Green Mountain Packing Co., Strawberry preserves, St. Albans, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 84 Vanilla, circa 1870 [Label, Vanilla plant, "Pure concentrated extract of vanilla for flavoring ices, jellies, custards & c."]
Box Folder
1 85 C. M. Tice & Co., Cane sugar with honey, Boston, MA [Label, "Cane Sugar with Honey added"]
Box Folder
1 86 E. T. Smith & Co., Groceries (Dr. George Brown), Worcester, MA, 1890 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 87 E. A. McIntire & Son, Beef, pork and veal (J. A. Davis), Fitchburg, MA, 1919 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 88 C. A. Hutchinson, Groceries and provisions (G. W. Shattuck), Worcester, MA, 1904 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 89 Seiler, Zimmerman & Seiler, Wholesale groceries and confections (sold to E. C. Yeager), Shamokin, PA, 1906 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 90 Ward-Mackey Company, Ward's fine bread (sold to W. E. Davis), W. Monterey, PA, 1904 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 91 Mitchell & Stearns, Dr., Meats, provisions and choice groceries (sold to G. W. Shattuck), Worcester, MA, 1901 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 92 Hawley & Hoops, Chocolates and confectionary (sold to Messrs. Rosen Brothers), New York, 1919 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 93 Elbee Chocolate Company (Sold to Rosen Brothers), Brooklyn, NJ, 1919 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 94 Thomas C. Jenkins, Teas, roast coffees and tobaccos (sold to Davis Buzzard), Pittsburgh, PA, 1904 [Billhead, Map on back]
Box Folder
1 95 Niagara Corn Starch, Corn starch [Advertising card, Girl sitting on ottoman, "Use Niagara Corn Starch"]
Box Folder
1 96 The American Cereal Co., Quaker buckwheat, Akron, OH [Advertising card, Three little girls, "We Eat Quaker Oats"]
Box Folder
1 97 Goulding Bros. Co., Appetone Fudge, Whitman, MA, circa 1906 [Advertising card]
Box Folder
1 98 Aunt Sally Baking Powder, Baking powder [Advertising card, Old Mother Hubbard No. 4, "Use Aunt Sally Baking Powder"]
Box Folder
1 99 Genesee Pure Food Co., Strawberry Jell-o, Le Roy, NY [Flyer, Woman holding molded Jell-o]
Box Folder
1 100 Joe Lowe Corporation, Popsikorn (ice cream on a stick), Utica, NY [Packaging]
Box Folder
1 101 National Biscuit Company, Ginger bread castle, Hamburg, NJ [Postcard, Gingerbread castle, "Come with your Friends to See this Unique Ginger Bread Castle"]
Box Folder
1 102 Wheat Ice Cream, Ice cream [Blotter, Woman at table eating ice cream, "Wheat's Ice Cream has truly become the standard of ice cream perfection because of its goodness, delicacy of flavor and smoothness of texture"]
Box Folder
1 103 Great Western Cereal Co., Mothers Oats, Akron, OH, 1905 [Advertising card, Coupon for tea sets, silver tea sets and toilet sets with pictures of each, "Tri-fold"]
Box Folder
1 104 H. K. & F. B. Thurber Co., Farinaceous food [Advertising card, Bird and nest, "Thurbers"]
Box Folder
1 105 The Northwestern Consolidated Milling Co., Ceresota flour, Minneapolis, MN [Advertising card, Boy on bench]
Box Folder
1 106 Interstate Biscuit Co., Potato chips, Bronx, NY [Packaging, Two-way face]
Box Folder
1 107 Atmore's, Atmore's mince meat and English pudding [Advertising card, Boy at table, "Try Atmore's Mince Meat and Genuine English Plum Pudding"]
Box Folder
1 108 Atmore's, Atmore's mince meat and English pudding [Advertising card, Butler serving plum pudding, "Try Atmore's Mince Meat and Genuine English Plum Pudding"]
Box Folder
1 109 Joe Lowe Corporation, Popsicle, New York, NY [Packaging, On back - pens for which coupons could be saved, "Popsicle"]
VII. Household
Box Folder
1 110 John C. MacInnes Co., Dry goods (Shattuck for $7.85), Worcester, MA, 1901 [Billhead]
Box Folder
1 111 Wager Stove Co., Stoves, hollow ware, etc. (Filley, $11.80 for lump coal), Troy, NY, 1877 [Billhead, Stove]
Box Folder
1 112 Joseph Horne & Co., Importers & jobbers ($4.40), Pittsburgh, PA, 1892 [Billhead, Building]
Box Folder
1 113 The Pittsburgh Dry Goods Co., Importers and manufacturers, jobbers (Meredith, $21.78), Pittsburgh, PA, 1900 [Billhead, Building]
Box Folder
1 114 Morse Bros., Rising Sun stove polish, Canton, MA [Advertising card, Two-paned pictures of stove and people]
Box Folder
1 115 T. A. Rodefer National Glass Works, Paid to Howe Scale Co. ($16.50), Bellaire, OH, 1900 [Checks]
Box Folder
1 116 Staples & Hanford, Indestructible wire seat, Newburgh, NY, 1896 [Letterhead]
Box Folder
1 117 E. R. Beers Electric Co., Electric supplies, Bloomsburg, PA, 1928 [Letterhead]
Box
Flat file drawer Home washing [Large poster, Woman, child look on while two maids do laundry in wringer washer, "Home Washing Machine & Wringer"]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Laundry [Card, Flower border; children in Easter cart with eggs, "Paris Steam Laundry"]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Doing laundry [Illustration, Two little girls doing laundry for doll clothes]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Austin Mutual Insurance Co., 1946 [Blotter, Animals doing laundry, "October, 1946 calendar - Austin Mutual Insurance Company"]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Melody Glove & Leather Cleaners [Advertisement, "Glove Dry Cleaning and Refinishing"]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Muncie Tree Surgery Co. [Tablet of paper, Animals doing laundry, "Laundry - All Burned Up"]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Safety [Advertisement, Crash dummy, ""I hate they way they wrinkle my clothes"]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Ironing [Cartoon, Wife talking to husband as he iron pants with them on, "Well, I'll be a ring-tailed monkeyand I thought I'd see everything!"]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Cleaning linens [Advertisement, Washing, hanging linens, "Monday Morning Line-Up"]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Hinds cream [Advertisement, Woman in gown at washtub, "Red chapped hands made smooth and white in 3 days"]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Washing [Cartoon, Mickey Mouse washing Pluto in tub]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Proctor and Gamble logo [Article, P & G logo, "Collectors Say Goodbye to Trademark"]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Letter of recommendation, 1898 April 12 [Letter, "Leaman's Laundry"]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Washing, 1990 reprint from 1912 [Picture of print, Two woman washing, "Monday Morning"]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Laundry day [Picture of print, Woman with two girls carrying laundry]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Doing laundry [Repro of drawing, Man watching woman do laundry]
Box Folder
OS 1 1 Doing laundry [Repro of color drawing, Man watching woman do laundry]
Box Folder
OS 1 2 Fabric [Photograph, Three Japanese women doing laundry - handcolored photographic print]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Iron [Directions, Iron with parts labeled]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Whistle [Advertisement, Chinese laundryman, ironing, holding a bottle of Whistle, 'In every tongue you hear folks say: "Refresh with Whistle, night of day.'"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Gasoline self-heating irons, 1980 [Advertisement, Irons of all types, "Coleman Company, Inc."]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Simplicity plaiter/Sears Roebuck and Company [Photocopy of catalog page, Various plaits, "All that you need for making trimming is a Simplicity Plaiter and a hot flatiron"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Sad iron, 1900 [Advertisement (repro), Sad iron]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Lanterns from Successful Farming [Advertising page, Lamp and lantern, "Coleman Quick-Lite Gasoline Lamps and Lanterns"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Flatiron [Advertisement, Pictures of women ironing in various rooms, "Quicker, cheaper Ironing with 'Even Heat' - GE Flatiron"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Sunbeam electric irons (from Saturday Evening Post), 1925 April 18 [Advertisement, Various pictures of irons, "Three Women's Adventures with Electric Irons"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Universal iron, 1925 June [Advertisement, Picture of someone ironing, "Wrinkle Proof!"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Coleman iron (and other equipment) from The Country Gentleman, 1930 May [Advertisement, Iron, lamp, lantern, stove, "Coleman Make and Burn Their Own Gas"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 National Mazda Lamps from The Ladies Home Journal, 1923 October [Advertisement, Woman ironing, "It's a Different Laundry Now"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Hotpoint products from the Ladies Home Journal, 1929 December [Advertisement, Threesome drinking coffee; various Hotpoint products, "Modern Gifts That Last for Years"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Hotpoint products from the Ladies Home Journal, 1927 April [Advertisement, Picture of woman pouring coffee; coffee pot; super-iron, "For the best coffee you ever tasted"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Ironer [Advertisement, Woman using "ironer", "Cool, Easy Ironing (Simplex Ironer)"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Electric Iron [Advertisement, Woman ironing, "Every woman whose home is electric-lighted should own a Hot Point Electric Iron"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Sunbeam iron from the Saturday Evening Post, 1924 April 19 [Advertisement, Iron in case, "Now the wonderful Sunbeam comes in a beautiful steel case"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Virginia Slims [Advertisement, Women "pressing" clothes, "Virginia Slims remembers the first Women's Press Club of 1902"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Hotpoint iron from the Ladies Home Journal, 1922 April [Advertisement, Iron, "What women need today is more people they can depend upon"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Westinghouse iron from The Ladies Home Journal, 1924 August [Advertisement, Iron surrounded by other products, "Westinghouse - the bevel - that's the thing"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Hotpoint iron from The Saturday Evening Post [Advertisement, Iron, "by the makers of the celebrated Hotpoint Iron"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Hotpoint electric gifts from The Saturday Evening Post, 1927 December 10 [Advertisement, Santa and elves making Hotpoint gifts, "Santa's Workshop - Making Gifts that keep on giving"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Hotpoint iron from The Saturday Evening Post, 1926 April 5 [Advertisement, Left-handed woman ironing, "Even for Left-Handed Women"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 The Dover Manufacturing Company sad iron from The Saturday Evening Post, 1903 April 11 [Advertisement, Sad iron, "All the heat where heat is needed"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 General Electric from American Review, 1927 September [Advertisement, Woman carrying ironing board, "Any woman who irons the washing by hand is doing work that an electric motor can do for 2 cents an hour"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Ironing/Fels-Naphtha Soap, 1936 April [Article & Ad, Ironing/series of pictures of boy who won bet, The Trick of Easy Ironing/"I made a bet with Momand look at what I won!"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Ironing, 1934 January [Article (2 pages), Series of pictures on how to iron, "To Members of the Ironing Board"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Ironing from McCall's, 1931 July [Article, Illustrations of ironing, "Flashes - Expert Ironing - the lazy way"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Ironing from McCall's, 1932 July [Article, Illustrations of ironing, "Flashes - New tricks to teach your iron"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Ironing from McCall's, 1933 July [Article, Illustrations of ironing, "Flashes - Speed the ironing on its way"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Ironing [Article, Illustrations of how to iron, "The Trick of Easy Ironing"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Gladironing from The Saturday Evening Post, 1947 April 19 [Advertisement, Thor automagic gladiron, "This is why Gladironing is Glad Ironing!"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 GE Ironers [Advertisement, Art Linkletter ironing, "Even I can be an expert with this GE Ironer!" says Art Linkletter]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Revere irons from The Saturday Evening Post [Advertisement, Motors; men looking on as woman irons, "Revere Irons Out Problems"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Iron from The Saturday Evening Post - Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA) [Advertisement, Woman looking at reflection in iron, "Bless My Sole!"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Ironing from The Saturday Evening Post, 1948 April 19 [Advertisement, Illustrations for the gladiron, "2 Ways to do Fine Ironing"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 GE iron from the Woman's Home Companion, 1913 May [Advertisement, Irons, women ironing, "Why "Even Heat" Ironing Saves Money"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 GE flatiron from the Woman's Home Companion, 1912 July [Advertisement, Woman purchasing iron, "GE Electric Flatiron"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Waage iron from Good Housekeeping, 1922 December [Advertisement, Woman ironing, "Better than Three Irons!"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Lady Dover iron from Good Housekeeping, 1926 September [Advertisement, Iron, "Lady Dover - Exquisite..Incomparable"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 KM Speed Iron from The Saturday Evening Post, 1947 September 20 [Advertisement, Iron, "It's NEW! It's HERE! The Sensational Cool-Top SM Speed Iron"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 GE Iron from The Saturday Evening Post, 1949 February 26 [Advertisement, GE combination dry and steam iron, "Iron with easepress like a tailor"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Casco steam and dry iron [Advertisement, Iron, "Prefer Casco Steam and Dry Iron"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Electric appliances [Article (2-sided), Woman washing; bellhops holding pictures of electric equipment, "Prolonged Life for Equipment"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Casco iron [Advertisement, Woman filling iron with tap water, "Here's Why More and More Women .."]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Sewing machine from Modern Priscilla, 1920 November [Advertisement, Woman talking, "The best dressed woman in her set -"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Elastic starch [Tag, "Today ____cents"]
Box Folder
OS 1 3 Irons [Photocopies of catalog pages, Irons of all types, "(From Shapleigh Hardware Company, St. Louis)"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Wringers [Advertisement, "Wringers! Wringers Repaired (Beekman Bros)"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Clothes wringer [Advertisement, Colby wringer, "The Colby Wringer with our new patent rolls and Facts for Housekeepers"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Sterling Duplex Washer, 1900 [Article, Washer, "The American Artisan"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Multiple, 1900 [Price list, "The American Artisan"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Laundry machines from the American Laundry Machinery Company from The Saturday Evening Post, 1924 July 26 [Advertisement, Washtub, horseshoe and other illustrations, "Five Lucky Washdays"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 General Electric products, 1929 February [Advertisement, Woman using a machine; wringer washer, "Any womanGeneral"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Washing colored clothes [Article, "Make Wash Day Easy," says Ruth Menoher]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Washing, 1932 October [Article, Illustrations of how to hand wash, "Washing the Silky Way"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 General Electric products, 1927 [Advertisement, Woman washing in a washtub, "Any woman who does anything which a little electric motor can do is working for 3 cents and hour!"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Western Electric equipment from The Saturday Evening Post, 1911 December 2 [Advertisement, Lightbulb, iron, vaccuum cleaner, washer, phone, sewing machine, disc stove, electric toaster, "Western-Electric Household Helps Practical Christmas Gifts"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Mechanical help [Article, Woman and man having a tug of war with appliances setting on money, "Your dollar wins the home stretch"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Washer from McClure's Magazine [Article, Woman holding child; washer, "This self-working washer pays for itself"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Washer from The Ladies Home Journal, 1906 January [Article, Woman holding child; washer, "This self-working washer pays for itself"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Automatic dryer (Steel), 1962 [Advertisement (2 pages), Paper doll, "Washday is child's play when"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Western Electric washer and wringer from Harper's Magazine, 1914 September [Advertisement, Woman using washer and wringer, "Why not do your washing by electricity?"]
Box Folder
OS 1 11 Electric washer and iron from McCall's, 1929 February [Advertisement (2 pages), Woman using washer and wringer, "Any woman can wash and iron electrically for a few cents a day"]
Box Folder
OS 2 1 Reprint Grandma Moses painting, Laundry on line with storm coming, 1960 ["Taking in Laundry"]
Box Folder
OS 2 1 Doing laundry [Reprint, Women under a bridge doing laundry in colonial(?) times]
Box Folder
OS 2 1 Hanging laundry, 1987 [Illustration, Mother and child hanging laundry on line; animals around, "Alice and Alice Rose Hanging Laundry"]
Box Folder
OS 2 1 Sign in Dutch about laundry [Poster, Laundress holding basket of clean laundry, "Sukkel niet langer - Gooische Stoomwasschery"]
Box Folder
OS 2 1 Sign in Dutch about laundry [Poster, Woman holding laundry, "Tob Niet Langer - Zend uw Wasch naar de Lelie"]
Box Folder
OS 2 1 Washing from Harper's Weekly, 1871 September 9 [Advertisement, Washer woman and hens, "Connemara Washer-Woman; Among the Prairie Hens"]
Box Folder
OS 2 1 Just Married?, 1940 [Article, Ronald Reagan and Jane Wyman poolside, "Just married? Here are your chances"]
Box Folder
OS 2 1 Van Heusen Century shirts [Advertisement, Ronald Reagan, "The neatest Christmas gift of all!" says Ronald Reagan]
Box Folder
OS 2 1 Laundry from The Ladies Home Journal, 1901 February [Article, Women washing, "To Get the Best Results in the Home Laundry"]
Box Folder
OS 2 1 Sheet of coupons ["Blanchisseries Franco-Americaines"]
Box Folder
OS 2 2 Woodbridge Laundry [Sheet music, Woman carrying basket of laundry, "Our Girl's Waltz"]
Box Folder
OS 2 3 Fabric care from The Ladies Home Journal, 1919 May [Advertisement, Illustrations, "Steps to Success"]
Box Folder
OS 2 3 Simplex Ironer from The Ladies Home Journal, 1919 September [Advertisement, Woman using ironer, "Your Household Linens"]
Box Folder
OS 2 3 Simplex Ironer from The Ladies Home Journal, 1920 May [Advertisement, Woman using ironer, "Sit Down While Ironing"]
Box Folder
OS 2 3 Ironing from Pictorial Review, 1918 April [Advertisement, Woman ironing; ironing gadgets, "Tuesday is Ironing-Day"]
Box Folder
OS 2 3 Sad irons, 1905 October [Advertisement, Various irons and people ironing, "Asbestos Sad Irons - an iron for every purpose"]
Box Folder
OS 2 3 Sad iron from Scientific American, 1894 March 31 [Article, Woman ironing, "An Improved Sad Iron"]
Box Folder
OS 2 3 Hotpoint iron from the Ladies Home Journal, 1920 August [Advertisement, Two women - one ironing; one with iron in hand, "Several million women realize that they now iron in comfort"]
Box Folder
OS 2 3 Hotpoint iron from the Ladies Home Journal, 1917 May [Advertisement, Iron, "This announcement is all important to every electric-lighted home"]
Box Folder
OS 2 3 Westinghouse electric utilities for the household, 1917 May [Advertisement, Woman ironing, "Why she always looks 'just so'"]
VIII. Lodging
Box Folder
1 118 Wentworth, Portsmouth, NH [Letterhead, Seaside town]
Box Folder
1 119 The Northland, Hotel, Houlton, ME [Letterhead, Hotel]
IX. Medical
Box Folder
1 120 Comstock and Booth, Dr. Chilton's fever and ague cure, New York [Label]
Box Folder
1 121 Dr. S. N. Gould, Dr. Gould's asthmatic balm, West Randolph, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 122 Dr. S. N. Gould, Botanic bitters, West Randolph, VT [Label, Native Americans with teepee]
Box Folder
1 123 Jonathan P. Hall & Co., Spice bitter prepared by Thomas Hollis, Boston, MA, 1855 [Flyer]
Box Folder
1 124 Dr. H. C. Porter & Son, Porter's horse and cattle powder, Towanda, PA [Advertising card, Horses]
Box Folder
1 125 F. A. Hubbard, Zylonite eye glasses, Brattleboro, VT [Advertising card, Man and woman carrying sheaf of straw]
Box Folder
1 126 Potter Drug and Chemical Co., Sanford's ginger, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Black girl holding baby in watermelon]
Box Folder
1 127 Dr. C. C. Moore, Moore's Pilules, New York [Advertising card, Heron, Moore's Throat & Lung Lozenges]
Box Folder
1 128 Edward Gordon Druggists, Prickly Ash bitters, Pocohoutas, IL [Advertising card, Girl on branch, Prickly Ash Bitters]
Box Folder
1 129 C. I. Hood & Co., Hood's tooth powder, Lowell, MA [Advertising card, Girl smiling through newspaper ad, "Prickly Ash Bitters"]
Box Folder
1 130 Emerson's, Bromo Seltzer [Blotter, Bottle of seltzer, "Emerson's Bromo-Seltzer for Headache"]
Box Folder
1 131 D. J. C. Ayer & Co., Ayer's sarsaparilla, Lowell, MA [Advertising card, Mother with child on shoulders, "Ayer's Sarsaparilla Gives Health and Sunny Hours"]
Box Folder
1 132 J. E. C. F. Harper, Druggist, Horse and cattle powder, Madison, IN [Label, Horse, "J.E.C.F. Harper's Celebrated Horse and Cattle Powder"]
Box Folder
1 133 Eureka, Eureka headache cure, Concord, NH [Label, Shaped like a box of medicine, "Eureka Headache Cure trade mark"]
Box Folder
1 134 Morse , Indian root pills [Advertising card, "The Morse Indian Root Pills"]
Box Folder
1 135 Carter Medicine Co., Back ache plasters, New York [Advertising card, Puzzle card (find a list of animals), "Carter's Backache Plasters for Every Ache or Pain"]
Box Folder
1 136 Carter Medicine Co., Little nerve pills, New York, NY [Advertising card, Puzzle card (find a list of animals), "Carter's Little Nerve Pills for the Nervous & Dyspeptic"]
Box Folder
1 137 Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Ayer's pills, Lowell, MA [Advertising card, 7 nude babies carrying products, "Ayer's Cathartic Pills"]
Box Folder
1 138 F. B. Richards, Tincture of rhubarb, S. Lyndeboro, NH [Label, "Sweet Tincture of Rhubarb"]
Box Folder
1 139 Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Ayer's pills [Advertising card, Combat, "The Fight for the Standard"]
Box Folder
1 140 Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Ague cure, Lowell, MA [Advertising card, Cabin with rowboat, "Ayer's Ague Cure Is Warranted to Cure All Malarial Disorders"]
Box Folder
1 141 Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Ayer's cherry pectoral, Lowell, MA [Advertising card, Girl watching birds, "Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, for the cure of ."]
Box Folder
1 142 Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Ayer's cherry pectoral, Lowell, MA [Advertising card, Girl walking, "Ayer's Cherry Pectoral Cures Colds"]
Box Folder
1 143 Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Ayer's sarsaparilla, Lowell, MA [Advertising card, Mother with children, dog; woman administering medicine, "Ayer's Sarsaparilla Purifies the Blood"]
Box Folder
1 144 J. M. Dyer, Dr. D. Jayne' expectorant, New York [Advertising card, Rebekah at the Well]
Box Folder
1 145 Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Ayer's pills, Lowell, MA [Advertising card, 7 nude babies carrying products, "Ayer's Cathartic Pills"]
Box Folder
1 146 D. J. C. Ayer & Co., Ayer's hair vigor, Lowell, MA [Advertising card, Mermaids and ship, "Ayer's Hair Vigor for the Toilet"]
Box Folder
1 147 Frank E. Morgan, Dr. Jayne's expectorant, Philadelphia, PA [Advertising card, Little Red Riding Hood]
Box Folder
1 148 Warner's, Safe Cure [Advertising card, Boy riding dog]
Box Folder
1 149 W. B. Andrews, Brown's iron bitters, Orange, MA [Label, Woman, "Brown's Iron Bitters - A True Tonic"]
Box Folder
1 150 Brown Chemical Co., Brown's iron bitters, Baltimore, MD [Advertising card, Boy looking in barrel at puppies, "Brown's Iron Bitters - The Best Tonic"]
Box Folder
1 151 S. L. Crockett, Burdock blood bitters, Norway, ME [Advertising card, Toddler holding bottle of Burdick Blood Bitters]
Box Folder
1 152 Columbia Perfume Co., Hair tonic, Pittsburgh, PA [Label, Woman with long hair, "Columbia Herp. C. Hair Tonic, Alcohol 50%"]
Box Folder
1 153 Wheat Bitters Co., Bitters, New York [Advertising card, Couple at outdoor table]
Box Folder
1 154 Wheat Bitters Co., Bitters, New York [Advertising card, Couple in boat]
Box Folder
1 155 Malt Bitters Co., Malt bitters, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Bordered by pictures, "Malt Bitters - the Purist and Best Medicine in the World"]
Box Folder
1 156 R. P. Hall, Hair renewer, Nashua, NH [Advertising card, Woman with cherubs fluttering about, "Halls Vegetable Sicilian Hair Renewer"]
Box Folder
1 157 R. P. Hall, Hair renewer, Nashua, NH [Advertising card, Woman outdoors, "Halls Vegetable Sicilian Hair Renewer"]
Box Folder
1 158 Kimball Bros & Co., Tonic, Enosburgh Fall, VT [Label, "Dr. E. Rowell's Invigorating Tonic and Family Medicine"]
Box Folder
1 159 Dr. Thomas, Eclectric oil [Advertising card, Woman, "Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil"]
Box Folder
1 160 Tarrant's Seltzer, Seltzer aperient [Advertising card, Baby in basket, "Use Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient"]
Box Folder
1 161 A. P. Ordway & Co., Bitters, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Mrs. President Cleveland, "Use Sulphur Bitters"]
Box Folder
1 162 T. Gray & Son, Quaker bitters, N. Anson, ME [Advertising card, The Brighton Belle]
Box Folder
1 163 Wm. E. Hanson, agent, De Plagnol's Austrian liniment, Long Island City, NY [Flyer]
Box Folder
1 164 J. F. Davis, Crimean liniment, Knox Co., ME [Flyer, "In Use More Than 50 Years. Great Crimean Liniment"]
Box Folder
1 165 S. Hardy's Sons, Woman's assistant tonic, NH [Label, Man, "Woman's Friend or Nature's Grand Assistant"]
Box Folder
1 166 Charles W. Horn, Worm tablets, Slatington, PA [Label, Telephone, "Horn's Telephone Worm Tablets"]
Box Folder
1 167 Charles W. Horn, Worm tablets, Slatington, PA [Label, "Telephone Worm Tablets"]
Box Folder
1 168 Charles W. Horn, Anti-pain balm, Slatington, PA [Label, "Telephone Anti-Pain Balm"]
Box Folder
1 169 Charles W. Horn, Toothache remedy, Allentown, PA [Label, "Telephone Toothache Remedy"]
Box Folder
1 170 Telephone Remedies, Anti-pain balm, Allentown, PA [Label, "Telephone Anti-Pain Balm"]
Box Folder
1 171 Z. B. Tower, Horsford's acid phosphate, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Little girl, "Horsfords Acid Phosphate for Mental & Physical Exhaustion, Dyspepsia, &c"]
Box Folder
1 172 Salux Perfumer, Hair oil, St. Louis, MO [Label, Woman in hat, "Salko Hair Oil Highly Perfumed"]
Box Folder
1 173 R. P. Hall, Dye for whiskers, Nashua, NH [Advertising card, Gentleman with white beard, "Buckingham's Dye for the Whiskers"]
Box Folder
1 174 Schenck's Medicine, Pulmonic syrup [Advertising card, Flowers, "Schenck's Pulmonic Syrup A Positive Cure for Consumption"]
Box Folder
1 175 Rumford Chemical Works, Horsford's acid phosphate, Providence, RI [Advertising card, Girl, "Horsfords Acid Phosphate for Mental & Physical Exhaustion, Dyspepsia, &c"]
Box Folder
1 176 Dr. E. C. Abbey, Buffalo, NY [Advertising card, Puzzle card (find a list of animals)]
Box Folder
1 177 Thorndale Drug Co., Carbolic acid, Thorndale, TX [Label, Skull and crossbones, "Crude Carbolic Acid (Poison! Caution!)"]
Box Folder
1 178 Thorndale Drug Co., Cosanyl, Thorndale, TX [Label, "Cosanyl (Parke, Davis & Co.)"]
Box Folder
1 179 Central Supply Co., Glycerin, New York [Label, "Pure Glycerin for Medicinal Purposes"]
Box Folder
1 180 Thorndale Drug Co., Spirit of camphor, Thorndale, TX [Label, "Spirit of Camphor"]
Box Folder
1 181 Central Supply Co., Castor oil, New York [Label, "Pure Castor Oil for Medicinal Purposes"]
Box Folder
1 182 City Drug Store, Lime water, Thorndale, TX [Label, "Lime Water"]
Box Folder
1 183 Thorndale Drug Co., Distilled water, Thorndale, TX [Label, "Distilled Water"]
Box Folder
1 184 Thorndale Drug Co., Tinct. chloride of iron, Thorndale, TX [Label, "Tinct. Chloride of Iron - Alcohol 62%"]
Box Folder
1 185 Central Supply Co., Stamp, Brooklyn, NJ [Stamp, Indian chief]
Box Folder
1 186 Lewis Goulding, Spring lithia water, Whitman, MA [Label, Coat of arms, "Artificial Goulding Spring Lithia Water"]
Box Folder
1 187 Dr. F. W. Lange's, Lactated tissue food (2), Scranton, PA, 1901 [Bookmark, Bell with holly; boy dress in Christmas clothing, "Dr. F. W. Lange's Lactated Tissue Food - A Blood and Muscle Builder"]
Box Folder
1 188 John H. Xelowski, Sarsaparilla, Chicago, IL [Label, "Dr. Bonker's Sarsaparilla"]
Box Folder
1 189 The J. R. Watkins Medical Co., Watkins liniment, Winona, MN [Label, Man (Dr. Watkins?), "Watkins Vegetable Anodyne Liniment"]
Box Folder
1 190 Brown, Iron bitters tonic [Blotter, Mother at desk with children, "Brown's Iron Bitters True Tonic"]
Box Folder
1 191 E. B. Hodges, Indian herb lininent, Bath, NY [Label, Native American on horse, "Swan's Indian Herb Lininent (Kills Pain Quickly)"]
Box Folder
1 192 Wm. E. Hanson, agent, Liniment, Astoria, LI, NY [Label, "Austrian Liniment (For External Use Only)"]
Box Folder
1 193 Chesebrough Manfg. Co., Vaseline, NY [Advertising card, Obelisk, "Egyptian Obelisk in Central Park New York"]
Box Folder
1 194 Water [Label, "Saratoga State Water"]
Box Folder
1 195 The Granite State Spring Water Co., Water , NH [Label, Native Americans getting water, "Carbonated and Bottle at the Spring - The Granite State Spring"]
Box Folder
1 196 Scott & Bowne, Scott's emulsion, NY, 1889 [Advertising card, Little boy in Turkish costume, "The Little Turk"]
Box Folder
1 197 The Granite State Spring Water Co., Water, NH [Label, Native Americans getting water, "Carbonated with Natural Gas - The Granite State Spring"]
Box Folder
1 198 Phil Eisemann, Hair preparation, Lancaster, PA [Label, "Acme Hair Vigor"]
Box Folder
1 199 Druggists, Blood bitters [Advertising card, Woman, Burdick Blood Bitters]
Box Folder
1 200 W. W. Quackinbush, Blood bitters [Advertising card, Woman, Burdick Blood Bitters]
Box Folder
1 201 Ginger tonic [Advertising card, Woman holding flower, "Rescued from a Bed of Suffering - Parker's Ginger Tonic"]
Box Folder
1 202 Brown Chemical Co., Iron bitters tonic, Baltimore, MD [Advertising card, Mrs. Langtry - the Jersey lily, "Brown's Iron Bitters - The Best Tonic"]
Box Folder
1 203 Root's Pharmacy, Maple syrup, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Pure Vermont Maple Syrup"]
Box Folder
1 204 Root's Pharmacy, Mineral oil, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Pure White American Mineral Oil"]
Box Folder
1 205 Ralph C. Root, Victory Cream, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Victory Cream trademark"]
Box Folder
1 206 Ralph C. Root, Victory Cream, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Victory Cream trademark"]
Box Folder
1 207 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Poison label, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones, "Poison - Group I"]
Box Folder
1 208 Poison label [Label, Skull and crossbones, "Poison - Be Careful"]
Box Folder
1 209 Poison label [Label, "Poison - Be Careful"]
Box Folder
1 210 Caution [Label, "Caution! Not to be taken"]
Box Folder
1 211 Caution [Label, "Caution! Not to be taken"]
Box Folder
1 212 Root's Pharmacy, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Root's Pharmacy, R. W. Brown Registered Pharmacist"]
Box Folder
1 213 Unidentified company [Label, "For External Use Only"]
Box Folder
1 214 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Prescription compound [Label, "This Prescription was compounded byand checked by "]
Box Folder
1 215 Root's Pharmacy, Poison label, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones, "Poison Caution"]
Box Folder
1 216 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Tinct. Aconite, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones, "Tinct. Aconite - Poison!"]
Box Folder
1 217 Root's Pharmacy, Ammonia water, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones, "Poison - Stronger Ammonia Water"]
Box Folder
1 218 Root's Pharmacy, Ammonia water, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Stronger Ammonia Water"]
Box Folder
1 219 Root's Pharmacy, Antiseptic solution, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Antiseptic Solution"]
Box Folder
1 220 Wilfred F. Root, Antiseptic solution, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Antiseptic Solution"]
Box Folder
1 221 Root's Pharmacy, Essence of anise, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Essence of Anise"]
Box Folder
1 222 Root's Pharmacy, Essence of anise, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Essence of Anise"]
Box Folder
1 223 Root's Pharmacy, Comp. tincture benzoin, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Comp. Tincture Benzoin, U.S.P."]
Box Folder
1 224 Root's Pharmacy, Bay rum, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Bay Rum (Alcohol 55 Per Cent)"]
Box Folder
1 225 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Tr. Belladonna, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones, "Tr. Belladonna (Alcohol 47 Per Cent)"]
Box Folder
1 226 Wilfred F. Root, Benzine, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Benzine"]
Box Folder
1 227 Root's Pharmacy, Benedict's Solution, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Benedict's Solution"]
Box Folder
1 228 Root's Pharmacy, Camphorated Oil, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Camphorated Oil"]
Box Folder
1 229 Root's Pharmacy, Camphorated Oil, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Camphorated Oil"]
Box Folder
1 230 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Camphorated Oil, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Camphorated Oil"]
Box Folder
1 231 Wilfred F. Root, Spt. Camphor, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Spt. Camphor"]
Box Folder
1 232 Wilfred F. Root, Carbolic acid, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones, "Carbolic Acid Poison I"]
Box Folder
1 233 Root's Pharmacy, Castor oil, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Castor Oil"]
Box Folder
1 234 Root's Pharmacy, Chloroform, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones, "Chloroform"]
Box Folder
1 235 P. D. & Co., Cosanyl [Label, "Cosanyl (P. D. & Co.)"]
Box Folder
1 236 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Epsom salt, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Wilfred F. Root & Son, Pharmacists - Epsom Salt"]
Box Folder
1 237 Root's Pharmacy, Fowler's Solution, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones, "Fowler's Solution"]
Box Folder
1 238 Root's Pharmacy, Glycerin, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Glycerin"]
Box Folder
1 239 Wilfred F. Root, Glycerine and rose water, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Glycerine & Rose Water"]
Box Folder
1 240 Root's Pharmacy, Syrup of Ipecac, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Syrup of Ipecac"]
Box Folder
1 241 Root's Pharmacy, Tincture of iron, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Tincture of Iron"]
Box Folder
1 242 Wilfred F. Root, Tinct. chloride of iron, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Tinct. Chloride of Iron (Alcohol 62)"]
Box Folder
1 243 Root's Pharmacy, Extract of lemon, Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Extract of Lemon"]
Box Folder
1 244 Wilfred F. Root, Ext. lemon., Brattleboro, VT [Label, "Ext. Lemon. (Alcohol 90%)"]
Box Folder
1 245 Root's Pharmacy, Muriatic acid, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones, "Poison Muriatic Acid"]
Box Folder
1 246 Sweet spt. Of Nitre [Label]
Box Folder
1 247 Wilfred F. Root, Sweet spirits nitre, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 248 Root's Pharmacy, Sweet spirit of nitre, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 249 Root's Pharmacy, Olive oil, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 250 Root's Pharmacy, Olive oil, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 251 Root's Pharmacy, Oxalic acid, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones]
Box Folder
1 252 Root's Pharmacy, Ess. Of peppermint, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 253 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Peroxide hydrogen, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 254 Root's Pharmacy, Arom. Syrup rhubarb, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 255 Root's Pharmacy, Sweet tincture rhubarb, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 256 Wilfred F. Root, Rose water, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 257 Root's Pharmacy, Turpentine, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 258 Root's Pharmacy, Terpin hydrate and codeine, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 259 Root's Pharmacy, Vanilla, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 260 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Ext. of vanilla, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 261 Root's Pharmacy, Vanilla extract, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 262 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Tinc. Nus vomica, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones]
Box Folder
1 263 Root's Pharmacy, Witch hazel, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 264 Root's Pharmacy, Oil of wintergreen, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 265 Root's Pharmacy, Theragran, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 266 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Oxalic acid, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones]
Box Folder
1 267 Root's Pharmacy, Neo-synephrine, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Neo-Synephrine Hydrochloride % Solution Intranasal]
Box Folder
1 268 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Bichloride of mercury, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones]
Box Folder
1 269 Root's Pharmacy, Tincture iodine, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones]
Box Folder
1 270 Root's Pharmacy, Cosanyl, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 271 Root's Pharmacy, Chloroform liniment, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones]
Box Folder
1 272 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Chloroform, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones]
Box Folder
1 273 Root's Pharmacy, Cheracol, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 274 Root's Pharmacy, Coricidin, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Coricidin (Antihistamine-Analgesic Compound)]
Box Folder
1 275 Root's Pharmacy, Denatured alcohol, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones]
Box Folder
1 276 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Alcohol, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones]
Box Folder
1 277 Root's Pharmacy, Argyrol, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 278 Root's Pharmacy, Dramamine, Brattleboro, VT [Label]
Box Folder
1 279 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Caustic acid, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones]
Box Folder
1 280 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Caustic potash, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones]
Box Folder
1 281 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Acetic acid, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Skull and crossbones]
Box Folder
1 282 Root's Pharmacy, Witch hazel, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Dickinson's Double Distilled Witch Hazel]
Box Folder
1 283 Wilfred F. Root & Son, Water glass, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Water Glass for Preserving Eggs]
Box Folder
1 284 Root's Pharmacy, Witch hazel, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Double Distilled The E. E. Dickinson Co. Witch Hazel]
Box Folder
1 285 Root's Pharmacy, Witch hazel, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Double Distilled The E. E. Dickinson Co. Witch Hazel]
Box Folder
1 286 Root's Pharmacy, Cold cream, Brattleboro, VT [Label, Victory Cold Cream]
X. Miscellaneous
Box Folder
2 1 Lumitone Photoprint, The News Building, New York, NY [Postcard]
Box Folder
2 2 MWM Color-Litho, Texas blue bonnets, Texas [Postcard]
Box Folder
2 3 Lumitone Photoprint, The News Building, New York, NY [Postcard]
Box Folder
2 4 Colorfoto, Lobby of News Building, New York, NY [Postcard]
Box Folder
2 5 J. T. Rider, Chicago cottage organs, Hudson, NY [Advertising card, Boy holding umbrella]
Box Folder
2 6 Wendell's Music Warerooms, , Albany, NY [Advertising card, Boy climbing fence with girl on ground]
Box Folder
2 7 Palace Shoe & Clothing Co., Shoes [Advertising card, Puzzle card (with girl reading); on back parrot, Poll-Parrot Shoes for Boys and Girls]
Box Folder
2 8 Ginzel Mercantile Co., Janssen piano, Trenton, NJ [Advertising card, Snow scene (puzzle card)]
Box Folder
2 9 Advertising card, Smiling father [I'm A Daddy!]
Box Folder
2 10 Advertising card, Shocked father [The Nurse Says There Are Two!]
Box Folder
2 11 Advertising card, Boy delivering mail; French stamps
Box Folder
2 12 Advertising card, Boy delivering mail; Italian stamps
Box Folder
2 13 Columbia College, Lecture on the architecture of the Columbian Exposition [Postcard]
Box Folder
2 14 Moore Signs, Hicksville, NY [Billhead, Truck]
Box Folder
2 15 Joseph Lay & Co., Brooms and brushes, Columbus, OH [Billhead, Broom]
Box Folder
2 16 W. J. Young Machinery Co., Counter and heel making machinery, Lynn, MA [Billhead]
Box Folder
2 17 Geo. J. Mayer Co., Etched nameplates, Indianapolis, IN [Letterhead, Buildings]
Box Folder
2 18 Alfred G. Hopkins, Hay and wood ($14.35), Torrington, CT, 1900 [Billhead]
Box Folder
2 19 Marblehead, Massachusetts, Yachting, Marblehead, MA [Flyer, Photo of sailboats]
Box Folder
2 20 W. H. Sawyer , Lumber (sold to Prentice - $11.92), Worcester, MA, 1891 [Billhead, Lumber raft on the Tennessee]
Box Folder
2 21 W. H. Sawyer , Lumber (sold to Prentice - $242.71), Worcester, MA, circa 1890 [Billhead, Lumber raft on the Tennessee]
Box Folder
2 22 W. H. Sawyer , Boards (sold to Prentice - $7.80), Worcester, MA, circa 1880 [Billhead]
Box Folder
2 23 Royal, Typewriter [Advertising card, Man holding typewriter, Try It! See why Royal is World's No. 1 Typewriter]
Box Folder
2 24 Underwood, Typewriter [Advertising card, Autographed photo of world's champion typist, Former World's Amateur Champion Typist]
XI. Political
Box Folder
2 25 Wallace for President, George Wallace, 1968 [Flyer, George C. Wallace, It Takes Courage! Wallace has it! Do you?]
Box Folder
2 26 Charles M. Draper, Re-elect alderman, 1906 [Advertising card, Photo, Re-Elect Alderman Charles M. Draper]
Box Folder
2 27 Coolidge Birthplace, Ticket to admit one, Plymouth, VT [Advertising card]
XII. Religion
Box Folder
2 28 Friends Intelligencer Association, Scattered Seeds publication, Swarthmore, PA, 1914 [Newsletter]
Box Folder
2 29 Pilgrim Press, The Mayflower publication, New York, 1906 [Newsletter, Japanese girl on floor with a poem]
Box Folder
2 30 The Young Churchman, The Shepherd's Arms, Milwaukee, WI, 1890 [Newsletter, Girl feeding chickens]
Box Folder
2 31 Welfare Square, , Otto Brey, 207 Paramount Ave., Salt Lake City, Utah [Advertising card, Building]
XIII. Sewing
Box Folder
2 32 Domestic Sewing Machine Co., Ladies' sleeveless jacket, New York [Flyer, Jacket]
Box Folder
2 33 Domestic Sewing Machine Co., Misses' suit, New York [Flyer, Suit]
Box Folder
2 34 Singer Manufacturing Co., [Advertising card, Brown thrasher]
Box Folder
2 35 H. Leach , The New Home Sewing Machine Co., Various [Advertising card, Pansies and new home]
Box Folder
2 36 P. T. Hoy & Sons Co., Dry goods and groceries, Schuylkill Haven, PA [Advertising card, Sewing machine]
Box Folder
2 37 Domestic Sewing Machine Co., Sewing machine, Newark, NJ [Advertising card, Mother sitting at sewing machine while children watch]
Box Folder
2 38 Sewing machine [Label, Shaped like a butterfly]
Box Folder
2 39 M. C. Perkins, Sewing machine, Bridgewater [Advertising card, People riding elephant]
Box Folder
2 40 Illinois Sewing Machine Co., Sewing machine, Rockford, IL [Catalog]
Box Folder
2 41 New Home Sewing Machine Co., Sewing machine, New York [Advertising card, Bee and flowers]
Box Folder
2 42 Sewing machine [Advertising card, Shaped like a leaf, It's Durability Demonstrated It's Success Without a Parallel It's Sale 100,000 Machines Per Annum - The White is King]
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2 43 A. Shrimpton & Sons, Helix needles (card with needles still attached), New York, NY [Advertising card, Cherubs with sewing apparatus]
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2 44 The Victory Electric Manufacturing Co., Sewing machine light, Utica, NY [Advertising card, Sewing machine with light attached]
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2 45 N. Wood & Son, Sewing machine oil, Portland, ME [Label, Woman at machine, The Wonderful Adjustable Machine Light]
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2 46 George A. Clark, Spool cotton [Advertising card, Man and woman arguing, A Tale of Clark's O. N. T. Spool Cotton]
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2 47 Clark O.N.T., Spool cotton [Advertising card, Boys flying kite]
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2 48 A. H. Rice & Co. (calendar), Silk thread and braid, Pittsfield, MA, 1899 [Advertising card, Factory, A. H. Rice & Co. Factory - Silk Braids and Trimming Braid, Sewing Silk Machine Twist Embroidery, Etc.]
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2 49 J. & P. Coats, Spool cotton, 1880 [Advertising card, Boat pulling barge, J. & P. Coats' Best Six-Cord Spool Cotton and Cleopatra's Needle]
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2 50 J. & P. Coats, Spool cotton [Advertising card, Face in flower, White, Black & Colors for Hand and Machine]
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2 51 George A. Clark, Spool cotton [Advertising card, Baby holds spool rattle, A Favorite With the Ladies]
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2 52 Clark O.N.T., Spool cotton [Advertising card, Little child with drum made of O.N.T. Spool, Hard to Beat]
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2 53 Corticelli, Sewing silk and twist [Advertising card, Man pulleying lady using silk thread, Florence Knitting Silk - Always Reliable]
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2 54 J. N. Robinson, Spool cotton [Advertising card, Rider on horse lassoing bull with thread]
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2 55 Clark O.N.T., Spool cotton [Advertising card, Girl sewing boy's pants]
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2 56 J. & P. Coats, Thread [Advertising card, Rainy day, people with umbrellas]
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2 57 J. & P. Coats, Spool cotton [Advertising card, Old woman with boy carrying box of threads, That's the kind! Bring me some more.]
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2 58 J. & P. Coats, Thread, New York [Advertising card, Three children pulling wagon of thread (spools are wheels)]
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2 59 J.& P. Coats, Spool cotton, New York [Advertising card, Little people tying down Gulliver(?) with thread]
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2 60 George A. Clark, Spool cotton [Advertising card, Baby on floor with basket, Mother's Treasures]
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2 61 George A. Clark, Spool cotton, 1879 [Advertising card, Men racing wagons using spools for wheels, Gold Medal Awarded, Paris, 1878]
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2 62 Willimantic, Thread [Advertising card, Two girls in horse-drawn wagon, Going to the Sewing Society with Willimantic Thread]
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2 63 Willimantic, Thread [Advertising card, Person flying through air with thread in hand, I'll put a girdle (of Willimantic Thread) round about the Earth in forty minutes]
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2 64 J. & P. Coats, Thread [Advertising card, Woman pulling donkey with Coats' thread, J. & P. Coats Thread - Ef Dis Don't Fetch You NOTHING Will]
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2 65 J. & P. Coats, Six-cord thread [Advertising card, Champion holding rifle]
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2 66 J. & P. Coats, Thread [Advertising card, Kids on see-saw using spool of thread as base]
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2 67 Clark O.N.T., Spool cotton [Advertising card, Spool of cotton in middle surrounded by children, A-Head of All of Them]
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2 68 Thomas Russell & Co. (calendar), Spool cotton, 1883 [Advertising card]
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2 69 Thomas Russell & Co. (calendar), Spool cotton, 1883 [Advertising card, Boy serenading girl at window]
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2 70 Star Braid, Braid [Advertising card, Boy holding onto box of braid]
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2 71 J. & P. Coats, Thread [Advertising card, Baby powdering dog's nose]
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2 72 Mrs. M. M. Smith, Thread, Atlanta, 1881 [Advertising card, Baby on parachute of spool, Willimantic Thread Booming]
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2 73 J. & P. Coats, Black thread [Advertising card, Black boy sitting on spool of black thread with ravens nearby, We Never Fade]
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2 74 Garrison & Simmonds, Thread, Waterloo, NY [Advertising card, Girl on swing with spools of thread nearby]
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2 75 Willimantic, Thread [Advertising card, Mother and baby bird walking through town carrying spool, A Movement in Willimantic Thread]
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2 76 Thomas Russell & Co. , Spool cotton [Advertising card, Lighthouse with spool serving as light]
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2 77 Perhune Dry Goods, Thread, Atlanta, 1881 [Advertising card, Animals being pulled by thread, America Ahead - Jumbo Must Go, Because Drawn by Willimantic Thread]
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2 78 Clark , Spool cotton [Advertising card, Girl carrying sheaf of wheat]
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2 79 Willimantic, Thread [Advertising card, Girl surrounded by flowers]
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2 80 Willimantic, Spool cotton [Advertising card, Two woman on swing, Willimantic Thread Lovely]
XIV. Soap
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2 81 Dr. J. B. Lynas & Son, Toilet soap, Logansport, IN [Label, Woman smelling flower, Queen Beauty Toilet Soap]
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2 82 Dr. J. B. Lynas & Son, Toilet soap, Logansport, IN [Label, Woman with flowers, Queen Beauty Toilet Soap]
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2 83 B. T. Babbitt, Soap, New York [Advertising card, Boy at easel]
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2 84 Jas. S. Kirk & Co. Soap Makers, Soap, Chicago, IL [Advertising card, Family of eagles dress in patriotic clothing, "American Family"]
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2 85 Kendall Mfg. Co., Soapine, Providence, RI [Advertising card, Woman sitting by stove as cherubs clean clothes, The Washerwoman's Dream of Coming Ease and Happiness]
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2 86 B. T. Babbitt, Soap, New York [Advertising card, Boy carrying flag, with crate of soap nearby]
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2 87 B. T. Babbitt, Baby soap, New York [Advertising card, Woman handing box to man over wall]
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2 88 James Pyles, Pearline, New York [Advertising card, Little boy kissing little girl, Stolen Kiss]
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2 89 James Drew (for James Pyles), Pearline, MA [Advertising card, Little child drumming on box of Pearline]
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2 90 Kendall Mfg. Co., Soapine, Providence, RI [Advertising card, Woman dusting mantel]
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2 91 Wm. T. Coleman & Co., Pure Borax, New York [Advertising card, Man assisting woman]
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2 92 Enoch Morgans Sons Co., Sapolio [Flyer, Twins, Gemini - A Sapolionic Tale]
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2 93 B. T. Babbitt, Soap, New York, NY [Advertising card, Man offering soap to woman (maid in background), Soap for All Nations (Cleanliness is the scale of civilization) - Allow me to offer you B. T. Babbitt's Best for trial]
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2 94 B. T. Babbitt, Soap, New York, NY [Advertising card, Woman and wash tub; man offering soap, Soap for All Nations (Cleanliness is the scale of civilization) - Did you ever try B. T. Babbitt's Best?]
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2 95 B. T. Babbitt, Soap [Advertising card, Man holding box of soap and offering to four ladies, Soap for All Nations (Cleanliness is the scale of civilization) - A fair trail is all I ask for it. 1776 Powder]
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2 96 Kendall Mfg. Co., Soapine [Advertising card, Picture of whale, Kendall Mfg. Co.'s Soapine - the Dirt Killer]
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2 97 The J. B. Williams Co., Ivorine, Glastonbury, CT [Advertising card, Girl washing items in wash tub]
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2 98 Kendall Mfg. Co., Soapine, Providence, RI [Advertising card, Woman hanging up clothes]
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2 99 Jas. S. Kirk & Co. Soap Makers, Soap, Chicago, IL [Advertising card, Queen on wash tub; woman holding up laundry, "Queen of the Laundry"]
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2 100 A. F. Selzner, Lautz Bro's and Co. Soap, Philadelphia, PA [Advertising card, Man holding soap]
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2 101 Jas. S. Kirk & Co. Soap Makers, Soap, Chicago, IL [Advertising card, Man and Baby New Year]
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2 102 Enoch Morgans Sons Co., Sapolio [Flyer, Twins, Gemini - A Sapolionic Tale]
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2 103 Kendall Mfg. Co., Soapine, Providence, RI [Advertising card, Trains; man warning woman, Look out for Soapine]
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2 104 Curtis Davis & Co., Soap, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Two woman hugging, "Welcome Soap"]
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2 105 Diamond Dyes, Diamond dyes, Burlington, VT [Advertising card, Child holding pail and shovel]
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2 106 Curtis Davis & Co., Soap, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Two women at table; older man welcoming younger man, "Welcome Soap"]
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2 107 Chas. S. Higgins, Higgins' German laundry soap, New York [Advertising card, Shipboard - two ladies and captain, Who praise Great Britain always chants, And so do his cousin and his sister and his aunts - Higgins' German Laundry Soap]
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2 108 Chas. S. Higgins, Higgins' German laundry soap, New York [Advertising card, Two sailors and maiden on shipboard, "Come buy of your Buttercup, Dear little Buttercup." Higgins German Laundry Soap]
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2 109 L. A. Perkins, Higgins' German laundry soap, Brooklyn, NY [Advertising card, Sailor and young maiden on shipboard, "What, never? No, never! What, never? Hardly ever!" Without Higgins' German Laundry Soap]
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2 110 Higgins' German laundry soap [Advertising card, One sailor; one captain, "Kind Captain, I've important information, Sing, hey, the gallant Captain that you are." Higgins' German Laundry Soap is the best.]
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2 111 Kendall Mfg. Co., Soapine, Providence, RI [Advertising card, Sailor on mast holding Soapine flat]
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2 112 Stears, Snaith & Co., Diamond dyes, Massena, NY [Advertising card, Two women talking in kitchen]
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2 113 Kendall Mfg. Co., Soapine, Providence, RI [Advertising card, Whale, Soapine Did It]
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2 114 Kendall Mfg. Co., Soapine, Providence, RI [Advertising card, Man on telephone pole]
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2 115 Rose Jelly Co., Rose jelly soap, New Midway, MD [Flyer, Rose]
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2 116 Big Master Soap, Soap, circa 1890 [Billhead, Big Master Soap, That's What You Want - Big Master Soap]
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2 117 Kendall Mfg. Co., Soapine, Providence, RI [Advertising card, Astrologer talking with woman]
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2 118 David's Prize Soap Co., Soap, New York, circa 1882 [Advertising card, Woman holding piece of clothing to be ironed, David's Prize Soap is certainly the Best Article out and when you get a valuable Prize to book who wouldn't have it.]
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2 119 David's Prize Soap Co., Soap, New York, circa 1882 [Advertising card, Maid cleaning; two woman at piano, All Got by Using David's Prize Soap besides the excellent washing it does]
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2 120 A. Dudley, Diamond dyes, Bryant's Pond, ME [Advertising card, Teacher discussing dyeing with class, Class in economy]
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2 121 A. D. Tuttle, Diamond dyes, Hancock, NH [Advertising card, Children outside of school house]
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2 122 Marseilles white soap [Advertising card, Boy pulling girl in cart, A laundry soap containing all the qualities of the finest toilet and bath soap]
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2 123 J. Bibby & Son, Ltd., Bibby soaps, Liverpool, England [Bookmark]
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2 124 Kynoch Cleanser, Kynoch Limited. Lion Works, Wilton, Birmingham, [Postcard, Photographer take picture of mother and children on the beach, Kynoch Cleanser for all Household Purposes]
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2 125 Sunlight Soap, Lever Brothers, [Postcard, Boy pushing baby in card; baby holds umbrella]
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2 126 OMO bleach [Postcard, Clowns singing to group of children, The pleasure of the beach, the treasure of the bleach - OMO (the scientific bleacher, cleanser, purifier)]
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2 127 Sunlight Soap [Postcard, Woman walking in rain with umbrella, hatbox and large box, Yes, I've left! Because I must have Sunlight Soap]
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2 128 Sunlight Soap [Postcard, Girls in a classroom; one girl holding chalkboard sign, Sunlight Soap. Top of the Highest Standard]
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2 129 Sunlight Soap [Postcard, Girl and boy with dog on leash reading sign about Sunlight Soap, That's What Mother Uses]
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2 130 Engine Soap [Postcard, Train engine]
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2 131 Sunlight Soap [Postcard, Girl washing clothing in river, Sunlight Soap - A Child Can Use it]
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2 132 Price's Household Soaps [Postcard, Sailor washing off little boy in tub on ship, The Stowaway]
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2 133 Persil [Postcard, Legs sticking out from under car]
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2 134 Persil [Postcard, Rugby players]
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2 135 Persil [Postcard, Man playing saxophone]
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2 136 Persil [Postcard, Boy pulling sled in snow]
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2 137 Persil [Postcard, Girl on bike]
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2 138 Persil [Postcard, Cricketeer]
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2 139 Persil [Postcard, Father Christmas]
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2 140 Persil [Postcard, Child with bear under covers]
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2 141 Persil [Postcard, Man hitting soccer ball]
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2 142 Persil [Postcard, Girl on swing]
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2 143 Persil [Postcard, Girls walking with teddy bear]
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2 144 Persil [Postcard, Tennis player]
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2 145 Persil [Postcard, Woman with umbrella]
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2 146 Persil [Postcard, Washing line]
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2 147 Persil [Postcard, Athlete]
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2 148 Persil [Postcard, Children on beach]
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Flat file drawer P and G Soap [2-part advertising sign, Woman on one side holding dress; man on opposite side holding shirt, P and G the White Naphtha Soap Won't Harm Colors - Keeps Clothes White]
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OS 1 4 Brewster's Eureka Labor-Saving Laundry Soap [Advertisement]
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OS 1 4 Chipso, 1932 [Advertisement, Girl looking at torn sleeve, Strong Soaps Did This (arrow points to ripped sleeve)]
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OS 1 4 Chipso from Ladies Home Journal, 1929 July [Advertisement, Woman washing with a washer, a double sink and washing dishes with Chipso, Put in your clothes - these suds won't fall down!]
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OS 1 4 Chipso from Woman's Home Companion, 1927 March [Advertisement, Chipso and suds, What the 'Chipso way' does for 7 women]
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OS 1 4 Chipso from Good Housekeeping, 1926 September [Double-page ad, Chipso and smaller insets, I thought I knew everything about Chipso's helpfulness..and then I read these amazing letters"]
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OS 1 4 Chipso from McCall's, 1931 June [Advertisement, Chipso Quick Suds and Instant Suds, "Little brother or little sister? Which do we like best?"]
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OS 1 4 Chipso, 1927 [Advertisement, Illustrations of washing using Chipso, The history of household soap]
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OS 1 4 Chipso, 1925 [Advertisement, Woman pouring Chipso into her hand, See how these wonderful new suds save time and strength]
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OS 1 4 Chipso from the Ladies Home Journal, 1930 March [Advertisement, Box of Chipso, woman pouring the flakes into laundry sink, Washing story - Chipso's help on washday]
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OS 1 4 Chipso in two forms from Ladies Home Journal, 1931 June [Advertisement, Woman holding up laundry, Chipso Flakes or Chipso Granules?]
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OS 1 4 Peet's Crystal White from The Saturday Evening Post [Advertisement, Two women talking, How long do your clothes live?]
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OS 1 4 Peet's Crystal White from The Saturday Evening Post, 1916 October 14 [Advertisement, Woman holding up laundry, Clean from the tub with hardly a rub]
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OS 1 4 Dingman's Soap [2-sided ad card, Shakespeare and Stratford on Avon]
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OS 1 4 Duz [Advertisement, Woman holding Duz; same woman holding laundry, For white white washes without red hands I've gone back to Duz]
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OS 1 4 Duz [Advertisement, Man in coveralls; woman washing coveralls; woman holding towels on line; woman holding rayon undies, Duz does everything - all 3 kinds of wartime wash!]
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OS 1 4 Duz from Ladies Home Journal [Advertisement, Train engine with laundry, "Hey, DUZ! Haven't you a one-track mind?"]
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OS 1 4 Duz from Ladies Home Journal [Advertisement, Musical family, "Hey, DUZ, why don't you change your tune?"]
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OS 1 4 20 Mule Team Borax from McCall's, 1924 February [Advertisement, Older woman talking with woman ironing, "Soap and Water" and 20 Mule Team Borax]
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OS 1 4 20 Mule Team Borax from The Ladies Home Journal, 1923 October [Advertisement, 7 pictures (each day of the week) with woman using Borax, "Soap and Water" and 20 Mule Team Borax]
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OS 1 4 20 Mule Team Borax from The Ladies Home Journal, 1924 January [Advertisement, Woman hanging laundry, "Soap and Water" and 20 Mule Team Borax]
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OS 1 4 20 Mule Team Borax from The Ladies Home Journal, 1927 March [Advertisement, Pictures of "with" and "without" Borax; woman laundering dress, 3 to 5 times the suds by simply using Borax in the laundry water]
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OS 1 4 20 Mule Team Borax from The Ladies Home Journal, 1923 April [Advertisement, Woman hanging laundry outside of box of Borax, 20 Mule Team Borax - Nature's Greatest Cleanser]
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OS 1 4 Carter's inky racer [Ad card, Black man running, Carter's Inky Racer for removing ink spots]
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OS 1 4 Dr. Blumer's Cleaner [Label, Cleans everything - softens water - saves soap]
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OS 1 5 Washing powder, 1933 [Calendar, Fairbanks Gold Dust Washing Powder]
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OS 1 5 Gold Dust Washing Powder [Advertisement, Gold Dust Twins putting filmstrip through box of washing powder, Gold Dust, the Busy Cleaner]
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OS 1 5 Hudson's soap, 1921 May [Advertisement, Man washing camper, A Holiday with Hudson's]
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OS 1 5 Fairbank Products [Advertisement, Basket holding "Gold Dust," Fairy Soap, and Sunny Monday laundry soap, When you market - ask for Fairbank Products]
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OS 1 5 Fab [Poster, Mother and children playing with baby, combing hair, Everyone enjoys making baby clean]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha, 1928 [Advertisement, Bar of soap, other illustrations having to do with washing, Take 29 seconds reading time to discover this extra helper!]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha, 1932 [Advertisement, Soap running with laundry, "Busybody"]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha [Advertisement, Various clothing items, If clothes could talk]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha from Ladies Home Journal, 1928 March [Advertisement, Woman washing clothes in tub; helpers, The Extra Helpers Club meets to do your wash]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha, 1924 [Advertisement, Classified ad by Fels Naptha, I want a job in your home]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha, 1923 [Advertisement, Bar of soap, The soap that radiates Fels-Naptha]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha from Ladies Home Journal, 1924 October [Advertisement, Various clothing items, If clothes could talk]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha from Ladies Home Journal, 1930 November [Advertisement, Knife; knife cutting soap, What a kitchen knife can tell you about washday]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha from Ladies Home Journal, 1922 April [Advertisement, Woman using soap for various household chores, The double cleaner for easier housecleaning]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha, 1927 March [Advertisement, Women washing in various ways, They all say: 'Nothing can take the place of Fels-Naptha']
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha from Ladies Home Journal, 1925 August [Advertisement, Woman holding up shirt sleeve, "The advertisement says 'Fels-Naptha gives extra help' - "Extra help! That's only half the story!"]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha from Ladies Home Journal, 1924 December [Advertisement, Woman handing soap to laundrywoman, Why do women believe in the extra goodness of Fels-Naptha?]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha from Ladies Home Journal, 1922 December [Advertisement, Woman shaving soap into washer, Give your washing-machine the benefit of naptha]
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OS 1 5 Fairy soap, 1901 February [2-page ad, Bordered with pictures of senators' wives, Fairbanks Fairy Soap endorsed by a majority of the wives of the United States senators]
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OS 1 5 Goblin soap from Cosmopolitan, 1919 June [Advertisement, Mother washing child's hands, There's fun in getting the little hands dirty sometimes; and there's a lot of fun in getting them clean with Goblin Soap]
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OS 1 5 Hudson's Soap, 1923 April [Advertisement, Drawing of crowd of people dancing; women washing dishes, Hudson's Soap - Washing up after the Xmas supper]
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OS 1 5 Frank Siddalls Soap from The Youth's Companion, 1883 January 1 [Advertisement (2 pgs.), Only think! One soap for all uses!]
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OS 1 5 Fels Naptha Soap from Ladies Home Journal, 1923 April [Advertisement, Box of soap; pictures showing ways to use, Healthier homes with the sanitary housecleaner]
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OS 1 5 Gold Dust Washing Powder [Advertisement, Gold Dust twins doing laundry, Let the Gold Dust twins do your work]
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OS 1 5 Gold Dust Washing Powder [Advertisement, Gold Dust twins cleaning vase, Let the Gold Dust twins do your work]
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OS 1 5 Fairbanks Soaps [Advertisement, Drawings of three blue ribbons of different products from Fairbanks, Fairbank's Soap Winners]
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OS 1 5 Gold Dust [Advertisement, Gold Dust twins cleaning sconce, Let the Gold Dust twins do your work]
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OS 1 5 Ivory Soap [Print, Man helping woman up steps to get on coach, Thrifty Phyllis goes to town]
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OS 1 5 Fels-Naptha from McCalls, 1922 August [Advertisement, Mother and child, For your most personal laundering Fels-Naptha, the sanitary soap]
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OS 1 5 Olive soap, 1856 [Advertisement, Kendall building, H. L. Kendall & Co. manufacturers of Improved Chemical Olive Soap, Adamantine Candles and Oils]
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OS 1 5 Fairies Starch, 1918 [Label, "Makes Ironing Easy" - Fairies Starch]
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OS 1 5 Fab [Letterhead (3), Fab and Scottsman, "A penny saved is a penny earned"..]
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OS 1 6 Ivory Soap, 1915 [Advertisement, Nanny dressing children for bed, Ivory SoapIt Floats99 44/100% Pure]
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OS 1 6 Ivory Soap, 1917 [Advertisement, Rug selling, Ivory SoapIt Floats99 44/100% Pure]
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OS 1 6 Ivory Flakes [Advertisement, Woman looking down on store, Any fine storeany smart shopping streetany leading city]
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OS 1 6 Ivory Snow from Good Housekeeping, 1932 September [Advertisement, Figurines of woman washing lamb, one on clothesline, Quick, safe suds without hot water']
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OS 1 6 Ivory flakes [Advertisement, Legs in silk stockings, $1.15 silk stockings for only 50 cents!]
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OS 1 6 Lux from Good Housekeeping, 1926 February [Advertisement, Woman putting clothes away, '$123 Worth of Clothes in every Monday's washing]
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OS 1 6 Ivory soap and flakes from The Saturday Evening Post, 1937 June 26 [Advertisement, Top - faces that use Ivory soap; bottom - cartoon strip, Vital to Beauty!/Trouble at Newport for Lazy Twin']
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OS 1 6 Ivory soap from The Modern Priscilla, 1915 August [Advertisement, Two women, one sewing, Practically every summer dress is a tub dress]
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OS 1 6 Ivory soap flakes from Woman's World [Advertisement, Box with Ivory soap flakes spilling out; one box standing]
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OS 1 6 Ivory soap flakes [Advertisement, Photograph of woman; caption states it's an actual photograph taken after washing gown in Ivory Flakes, Would you think this gown was photographed after washing?]
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OS 1 6 Ivory Soap, 1929 [Advertisement, Hands washing dishes, clothes, and lighting candle, Fair white hands when you use a kind soap for every soap-and-water task]
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OS 1 6 Ivory Soap from McCall's, 1910 August [Advertisement, Woman ironing, Ivory Soap is not an ordinary laundry soap. It is a better-than-ordinary soap.]
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OS 1 6 Ivory soap from The Modern Priscilla, 1916 February [Advertisement, Woman reading to child, To the housekeepers of the late seventies, used to harsh crude soaps']
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OS 1 6 Ivory Soap Flakes [Advertisement, Woman sewing, To keep your fine underthings as pretty as new-]
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OS 1 6 Ivory, 1954 July 19 [Article, First photographed Ivory baby now and then, Jubilee for a Soap]
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OS 1 6 Soap [Cartoons, Three cartoons about Ivory and P and G soap]
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OS 1 6 Ivory Flakes, 1932 [Advertisement, Series of illustrations of sales people talking about Ivory Flakes, Salespeople in fine stores agree"New Ivory Flakes are wonderful"]
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OS 1 6 Ivory Soap Flakes from The Ladies Home Journal, 1922 December [Advertisement, Photo of woman wearing Crepe Meteor dress, Crepe Meteor will wash - but first consider this test for washing safety]
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OS 1 6 Ivory Flakes [Advertisement, Illustrations of different types of wool clothing, 'Shivering is out of fashion! Woolens have taken the shops by storm]
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OS 1 6 La France from the Ladies Home Journal, 1924 December [Advertisement (2), Box of La France; woman with laundry, Every Monday a million women are happier because of La France]
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OS 1 6 Lux from The Ladies Home Journal, 1922 August [Advertisement, Woman holding up sweater; box of Lux, Washing tests made by nation's biggest manufacturer of yarns]
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OS 1 6 Lux from Woman's World, 1929 February [Advertisement, Betty Bronson posing in silk dress, The lovely clothes you see in the movies are kept like new twice as long with Lux]
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OS 1 6 Lux from Successful Farming, 1930 April [Advertisement, Two women, If a garment (arrow pointing) will stand plain water alone you can wash it with absolute safety in Lux. If it won't wash in Lux, it won't wash at all.]
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OS 1 6 Lux from The Ladies Home Journal, 1926 May [Advertisement, Woman looking over weekly items, If you tagged each piece you'd find your week's wash worth $100! Yet 4 cents gives them all fine fabric car]
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OS 1 6 Lux from The Ladies Home Journal, 1922 May [Advertisement, Woman folding blanket; letter, Tests made by great manufacturer of blankets show safest way to wash them]
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OS 1 6 Lux from The Ladies Home Journal, 1922 June [Advertisement, Woman looking in mirror; letters, Famous makers of lingerie fabrics and dresses make washing tests]
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OS 1 6 Lux from The Ladies Home Journal, 1922 February [Advertisement, Woman holding baby; letter, 'Washing tests made by leading woolen manufacturer show safest way to wash woolens]
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OS 1 6 Lux from The Ladies Home Journal, 1922 April [Advertisement, Woman in silk dress; letter, Great silk manufacturer makes tests and finds safest way to wash silks]
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OS 1 6 Lux from The Ladies Home Journal, 1923 September [Advertisement, Woman wearing "dainty underthings", Those dainty underthings you prize - launder them the safe way - that makes them last]
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OS 1 6 Lux from The Ladies Home Journal, 1924 September [Advertisement, Hands, Imagine washing your hands with kitchen soap an hour and half every day]
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OS 1 6 Brooke's Monkey Brand soap [Label, Monkey, Brooke's Monkey Brand Won't Wash Clothes]
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OS 1 6 Monkey Brand soap [Label, Monkey, Brooke's Monkey Brand Won't Wash Clothes]
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OS 1 6 Monkey Brand soap [Label, Monkey, Brooke's Monkey Brand made by Lever Brothers Pty. Limited]
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OS 1 6 Larkin products [Advertisement, Mother showing child's dress to another woman, Baby's clothes are the real test']
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OS 1 6 Lux, 1905 March [Advertisement, Crying baby with bare bottom on pillow, Lux won't shrink woolens; 'Why don't they use Lux?']
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OS 1 6 Kirkman's Soap Chips from Good Housekeeping, 1930 May [Advertisement, Woman walking, The cottons are coming]
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OS 1 7 Manhattan Soap Co. [Pad of Inter Office Communications]
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OS 1 7 Manhattan Soap Co. [Pad of Soap Product Listings]
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OS 1 7 Manhattan Soap Co. [Pad of numbered, 3-part receipts]
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OS 1 7 Blu-White bluing flakes [Order pad, Boxes of bluing, Special 120 Day Introductory Cooperative Agreement]
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OS 1 8 Octagon soap chips [Brochure, Woman holding laundry with box of soap chips, Your Washing Machine Saves Labor - Octagon Soap Chips Save Your Clothes]
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OS 1 8 Rinso (from The Ladies Home Journal), 1924 March [Article, Woman climbing steps with laundry, Should a Woman wear herself out..even for her Family?]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Rinso from The Ladies Home Journal, 1924 September [Advertisement, Washers, woman dissolving Rinso in boiling water, 16 leading washing machine makers use Rinso]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Palmolive Beads from McCalls, 1931 June [Advertisement, Committee of 17, Palmolive Beads, Committee of 17 distinguished women sponsors new soap for for fine fabrics]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Bleaching water [Label]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 P and G Naphtha Soap from The Household Magazine [Advertisement, Woman asking question; cartoons, Tired of rubbing dirty streaks?]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 P and G Naphtha Soap [Advertisement, Soap, This laundress does thousands of washings just like yours]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Oxydol, 1930 [Advertisement, Woman measuring soap into laundry, I'm not a soap expert - but I can tell you that there's more than fine soap in Oxydol!]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Oxydol [Advertisement, Comic strip, Beauty and the Beast]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 James Pyle's Pearline, 1906 [Advertisement, Two women, one leaning on box of Pearline, The Great Cleanser]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Procter and Gamble, 1952 [Advertisement, Three women with hands soaking in metal troughs, Why Your Wife's Hands are Smoother Than Her Mother's Were]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 P and G Naphtha Soap from The Ladies Home Journal, 1923 [Advertisement, Women seated at a table in a restaurant; waiter, Does she unfold her handkerchief in secret - or can its whiteness stand the light of day?]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 P and G Naphtha Soap [Advertisement, Lightbulb and soap, Electric Light or Tallow Candle?']
Box Folder
OS 1 8 P and G Naphtha Soap from The Ladies Home Journal, 1922 August [Advertisement, Laundry on line, soap, woman with laundry basket, Clean clothes every day, with ease - what luxury!']
Box Folder
OS 1 8 P and G Naphtha Soap [Advertisement, Woman ironing, It is easy to iron when this laundress does the washing]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 P and G Naphtha Soap [Advertisement, Woman hanging laundry, mother and child, 'Mas blanca, mas limpia y mas fresca!' says Felipa, beaming]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 P and G Naphtha Soap, 1932 [Advertisement, Mother folding laundry, child sleeping, First Aid for mothers. P and G the White Naphtha Soap takes the dirt - rinses fast-safe, nevery gummy]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 P and G Naphtha Soap from Ladies Home Journal, 1928 January [Advertisement, Three insets (North, East, South), There is no mystery about the popularity of P and G - it simply is a better soap]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 P and G Naphtha Soap [Advertisement, Children feeding elephant, 'When Johnnie comes marching home]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 P and G Naphtha Soap [Advertisement, Young girl helping Mother with laundry, "Nearly through..this new P and G soap is so rich and sudsy!"]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 P and G Naphtha Soap, 1931 [Advertisement, Washlady hanging laundry and woman, Wanted at once - a dependable Arctic 'washlady']
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Rinso from Good Housekeeping, 1932 November [Advertisement, Comic strip, The Passing of the Washboard]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Lifebuoy soap and Rinso [Advertisement, Comic strip, No more steamy kitchens on washday (top); A popularity hint for summer girls (bottom)]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Lifebuoy soap and Rinso [Advertisement, Comic strip, A blessing on hot washday (top); Thank goodness, Janie tattled! (bottom)]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Rinso from The Ladies Home Journal, 1924 October [Advertisement, Mother with daughters, Honest pride in their fresh clean clothes - so easy now to keep them spotless!]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Rinso from Good Housekeeping, 1939 August [Advertisement, Comic strip]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Rinso from Pictorial Review [Advertisement, Comic strip, A short-cut to the clothes line]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Rinso from The Ladies Home Journal, 1924 March [Advertisement, Hot water and Rinso being poured in pan, This new kind of soap dissolves instantly]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 RIT from The Ladies Home Journal, 1926 May [Advertisement, Packages of RIT, What a wealth of lovely colors is yours with RIT!]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Pearline from Ladies Home Journal, 1899 [Advertisement, Box of Pearline, The modern soap in powdered form for your convenience]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Pearline from Ladies Home Journal, 1900 [Advertisement, Woman using dictionary, Who made the definition of soap powder in the standard dictionary?]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Old Dutch Cleanser, 1934 [Advertisement, Woman cleaning out washer with cleanser; bordered by companies that endorse cleanser, These leading manufacturers endorse Old Dutch Cleanser]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Quick Arrow from The Saturday Evening Post, 1905 April [Advertisement, Box of soap flakes; three drawings of woman using flakes to wash various items, Now - to make clothes whiter]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Rinso [Advertisement, Series of panels praising new washer and Rinso, A lighter washday - but a whiter wash']
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Rinso from Good Housekeeping, 1921 May [Advertisement, Woman taking in laundry, "The cleanest wash that ever came off my lines]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Rinso from Good Housekeeping, 1932 July [Advertisement, Series of panels praising new washer and Rinso, A Happy Washday Adventure]
Box Folder
OS 1 8 Rinso from Good Housekeeping, 1930 October [Advertisement, Three panels before and after using Rinso, Millions use Rinso for white washes in tub or machine]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 Sapolio [Advertisement, Soap flying through sky, Halley's Comet brightens the skies once in seventy-five years. But every day the earth is brightened by Sapolio]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 Super Suds from Ladies Home Journal, 1930 September [Advertisement, Pictures of two kinds of soap dissolving, Here's actual photographic proof that Super Suds is faster]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 Super Suds from Ladies Home Journal, 1929 July [Advertisement, Woman hanging laundry, doing dishes, 1/3 of America now speeds housework with Super Suds]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 Super Suds from Good Housekeeping, 1939 August [Advertisement, Series of pictures about laundry, You'll be thrilled by the whiteness of your clothes on washday!]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 Super Suds [Advertisement, Series of pictures, Housewives hail new Super Soap!]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 Super Suds from Pictorial Review, 1930 June [Advertisement, Watch Super Suds win speed test in these first actual color photographs ever taken through glass dishpans]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 Super Suds [Advertisement, Clara, Lu and Em (from radio show)]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 Super Suds from McCall's Magazine, 1929 July [Advertisement, Glasses with two different soaps being poured in, Suds below the water - that's what counts!]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 Super Suds [Advertisement, Clara, Lu and Em (from radio show)]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 Swan Soap from Country Gentleman, 1945 January [Advertisement, Drawings featuring Swan baby, That Swan baby has all the luck!]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 W & H Walker Soap & Candle Makers, 1897 January 5 [Letterhead, Pictures of the factories]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 Silver Fountain bleach [Advertisement, Black child in washtub with bleach being poured on, We sell 'Silver Fountain' bleach..]
Box Folder
OS 1 9 White King Washing Machine Soap, 1922 [Game with envelope, White King Washing Machine Soap works so smoothly - it makes a 'game of washday']
Box Folder
OS 1 10 Oxydol [Advertisement, Drawing of Ma Perkins]
Box Folder
OS 1 10 Dreft [Advertisement, Drawing of Beulah]
Box Folder
OS 1 10 Ivory Soap [Advertisement, Drawing of Lowell Thomas]
Box Folder
OS 1 10 Rinso [Advertisement, Drawing of Arthur Godfrey]
Box Folder
OS 1 10 Duz [Advertisement, Drawing of Guiding Light characters]
Box Folder
OS 1 10 Tide [Advertisement, Drawing of Perry Mason]
Box Folder
OS 1 10 Joy [Advertisement, Drawing of characters from Young Dr. Malone]
Box Folder
OS 2 4 Cleaning products, 1973 [Illustrated sign, Old Dutch Cleanser in middle surrounded by other cleaning products, Makes Everything 'Spick and Span']
Box Folder
OS 2 4 Casita soap [Signs (3), Woman walking with folded laundry, Mas Ropa Limpia Por Menos Dinero usando Jabon Casita]
Box Folder
OS 2 4 Business to sell Brewster's Eureka Labor-Saving Laundry Soap [Advertisement, Something Entirely New]
Box Folder
OS 2 4 The Ladies Home Journal - contains ads for various soap products, 1897 July [Magazine, Women in a rowboat]
Box Folder
OS 2 4 Ambar soap - advertisement in Spanish, 1964 [Advertisement, Women with laundry on their heads]
Box Folder
OS 2 4 Crystal White Soap Chips [Ad board, Washing machine with soap chips being added, We recommend Cyrstal White Soap Chips]
Box Folder
OS 2 4 Peet's Crystal White from The Ladies Home Journal, 1916 November [Advertisement, Soap, A Woman's Right Peet's Crystal White]
Box Folder
OS 2 4 20 Mule Team Borax from McCall's, 1922 August [Advertisement, Women putting away clothes (in box of Borax)]
Box Folder
OS 2 4 Blu White Flakes [Advertisement, Woman holding up sheet; box of flakes, Why use old-fashioned bluing methods?...']
Box Folder
OS 2 4 Blu White Flakes [Advertisement, Woman showing silverware (earned from sending coupons from soap), Now - build your complete set of famous original Rogers silverplate]
Box Folder
OS 2 4 Dr. Blumer's Cleaner [Bag (for cleaner), Cleans everything - softens water - saves soap]
Box Folder
OS 2 4 Blumer's soaps [Advertisement, Box of soap powder; box of perfumed starch, Blumer's Dandru-Cide; A Grand Opportunity]
Box Folder
OS 2 4 Blumer's products [Advertisement, Woman greeting salesman at door, The greatest line in America for you!...]
Box Folder
OS 2 4 The Ladies World - contains ads for various soap products, 1893 December [Newspaper]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Ivory soap [Poster, Little girl hanging up dolls and doll clothes]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Ivory Flakes [Advertising sign for display, Woman holding sweater, Salespeople everywhere are saying: 'Use it to protect silks and woolens']
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Fairies Starch [Advertising sign, 'Makes Ironing Easy' Fairies Sweet-Scented Starch (once tried - always used)]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Fels-Naptha, 1922 [Advertisement, Mother talking with daughter, holding soap, For your most persaonl laundering Fels-Naphtha, the sanitary soap]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Ivory Soap, 1904 [Advertisement, Garden party gathering, Linen is a more elegant material than cotton for summer dress]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Ivory Soap [Advertisement, Shoppers in store, It knows no class distinction]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Ivory Soap Flakes from The Delineator, 1919 October [Advertisement, Children walking to school; their clothes hanging on line, Keep the children's winter clothes spick and span with Ivory Soap Flakes]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Ivory Soap, 1910 [Advertisement, Woman at mirror, One thing very much in favor of the chamois gloves..]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Lux from The Ladies Home Journal, 1917 April [Advertisement, Soap flakes; woman holding up dress; basin of water and soap; children playing; woman with linens, A Wonderful New Product..]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Lux from Needlecraft, 1919 [Advertisement, Woman rinsing items in sink, Cretonnes, curtains, blankets laundered actually like new]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Gold Dust Washing Powder [Advertisement, Woman knitting, Some women always seem to have time]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Ivory Soap [Advertisement, Woman (with child looking on) cleaning parasol, How one woman cleaned her white parasol]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Ivory Soap [Print, Mother holding baby, After the Bath]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Ivory Soap Flakes from The Companion, 1919 October 9 [Advertisement, Children walking to school; their clothes hanging on line, Keep the children's winter clothes spick and span with Ivory Soap Flakes]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Fels-Naptha, 1921 [Advertisement, Six different pictures with ways to save, Six Savings from Soap]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Fels-Naptha, 1921 [Advertisement, Woman smelling soap, The real naptha odor means sweet clean clothes]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Fels-Naptha from McCalls, 1922 June [Advertisement, Woman holding linen; soap, Boil clothes with Fels-Naptha?]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Fels-Naptha, 1915 [Advertisement, Drawings for fuel; clothes; doctor's bills; time; labor, What You Save]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Fels-Naptha from The Delineator, 1920 December [Advertisement, Soap, What color for soap?]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 The Jewel News advertising various Jewel cleaning products, 1928 April [Magazine, Pictures of products, Apply science to your washing and house cleaning]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Fairbank's Banner Products from The Youth's Companion, 1908 October 22 [Advertisement, Three separate products - Gold Dust, Fairy Soap, Sunny Monday]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Fab from McCall's, 1922 August [Advertisement, Box of Fab and laundering, New! Colgate's Washbowl Flakes]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Fairbank's soaps from The Ladies Home Journal, 1911 May 1 [Advertisement, Three products (inside of drawing of pencils) - Gold Dust, Fairy Soap and Sunny Monday laundry soap, Keep Fairbank's Soaps always on your list]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Ivory soap, 1910 [Advertisement, Lady at counter of store buying Ivory soap]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Fairies Starch [Bag (for starch), Fairies and box of starch, "Makes Ironing Easy"]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 IPSO [Label, Sheets in laundry basket, The Wonder Worker - IPSO - Washes by Itself]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Linit [Advertisement, Drawings of little girls and dresses, How to keep your children's dresses looking like new]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Lux from The Illustrated London News, 1900 February 17 [Advertisement, Woman pouring flakes onto tray for bath, Softens Hard Water - Lux - Soothes the Skin]
Box Folder
OS 2 5 Fairbank's soaps from The Ladies Home Journal [Advertisement, Gold Dust, Fairy Soap, Sunny Monday laundry soap, Fairbank's Soaps are time savers]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 P and G Giant Size Naptha Soap [Advertising sign for display, Weightlifter holding bar of "giant size" soap on shoulders, World's largest selling soap now offers biggest of all values!]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 Purex Beads O Bleach [Display card (3), Blindfolded woman, New! A washday bleach so safe you could use it blindfolded!]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 McCullough magnetic soap [Advertising card, Two women reading letter, One of these elegant cards given to each purchaser of 4 bars of McCullough Soap Co's Magnetic Soap]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 Pearline [Advertisement, Women washing in river, Millions now use Pearline]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 Pearline [Advertisement, Woman washing; man at desk, It isn't fair]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 P and G Naphtha Soap from The Ladies Home Journal, 1919 August [Advertisement, Soap, You wouldn't trade a vacuum cleaner for a broom]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 P and G Naphtha Soap from The Ladies Home Journal, 1919 December [Advertisement, Car and soap, Automobile or 'One Hoss Shay'?]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 Pearline [Advertisement, Boy "riding" a box of Pearline, For house-cleaning and washing clothes millions use Pearline!]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 Majic Flakes soap from The Ladies Home Journal, 1919 May [Advertisement, Series of pictures of woman dyeing blouse]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 Pearline [Advertisement, Two laundresses, Rub! Rub! Rub! The old back-breaking way]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 Putnam Dyes [Advertisement, Woman sitting at vanity, Smartness and Economy]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 Pearline, 1892 December [Advertisement, Little girls washing doll clothes, Child's Play - a family-washing with Pearline]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 Radiator [Poster, Woman holding folded shirt, Radiator Glace le Linge]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 Rinso [Advertisement, Box of Rinso; woman using washer, Use Rinso in the '1900' Cataract - say makers of this famous washer]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 Naphtha soap from The Delineator, 1916 September [Advertisement, Woman ironing; soap, P and G White Naphtha Soap - wash and iron the same day]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 P and G Naphtha Soap, 1918 October [Advertisement, Laundry room, Find out in the laundry]
Box Folder
OS 2 6 Pearline, 1892 [Advertisement, Two woman washing, Rub! Rub! Rub! The old back-breaking way]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Velvet soap [Wrapper]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Sign in Dutch about laundry soap [Poster, Old woman with basket of soap products, Pleines Zeepen de Duif - Zeepfabriken de Duif]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Sapolio from The Youth's Companion [Advertisement, Lady Liberty holding Sapolio over the U. S., The strong right arm that holds for peace]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Sapolio from The Youth's Companion, 1907 April 18 [Advertisement, House with walkways printed with "Sapolio", In every walk of life Sapolio]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Sapolio from The Youth's Companion, 1901 May 10 [Advertisement, Niagara Falls, Should all Niagara's mighty stream]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Sapolio from The Youth's Companion, 1912 May 2 [Advertisement, Soap bordered by silhouettes of women cleaning, Economical Effective]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Swift's Pride Washing Powder [Advertisement, Little girl drying dishes, Swift's Pride Washing Powder - first in the heart of the household]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Washing soda, starch, baking soda, 1899 June [Advertisement, Woman]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Washing soda, starch, baking soda from The Youth's Companion, 1899 July 6 [Advertisement, Woman using products and resting, Three easy mornings]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Swift's Pride washing powder from Leslie's Weekly Advertiser [Advertisement, Little girl washing basin, Swift's Pride Washing Powder keeps the bath, lavatory and tile]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Swift's Pride Soap [Advertisement, Little girl holding linens, Swift's Pride Soap - every basket sparkles with new life]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Sapolio from The Youth Companion [Advertisement, Woman inside of painter's palette, "The Finishing Touch"..]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Swift's Pride Cleanser Soap/Washing Powder [Advertisement, Little girl ironing; products in circle that can be cleaned]
Box Folder
OS 2 7 Velvet soap [Wrapper, Velvet Pure Soap - "Be the lady with The Velvet Touch" Velvet saves your clothes - your hands - your money Says Aunt Jenny]
Box Folder
OS 2 8 Gold Dust [Sheet music, Gold dust twins playing piano and dancing, "Gold Dust Twins Rag"]
Box Folder
OS 2 8 Wool Soap Two Step [Sheet music, Two children]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 Washing machines #84 [Illustrated poster, 12 illustrations of washing machines through the years]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 Wringers #86 [Illustrated poster, 9 illustrations of various types of wringers]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 Arcade toys [Advertising page, Various miniatures, "Arcade Cast Iron Toys 'They Look Real'"]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 Washer from The Delineator, 1920 February [Advertisement, 1900 Cataract washer, "Away goes the washtub"]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 Washer from The Ladies Home Journal, 1906 October [Advertisement, Little girl with washer; woman with washer, "Why Your Washing Should Be Done at Home"]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 Acme Washer washing machine [Advertisement, Little girl with washer, "Who Does Your Washing?"]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 Crystal Electric Washer and Wringer from The Ladies Home Journal, 1920 May [Advertisement, Man placing burden on woman's back, "To lighten the burden of womankind"]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 GE Motors from The Ladies Home Journal, 1918 July [Advertisement, Man leaning on washing machine; woman talking on phone, "The same engineering pre-eminence that electrified the Panama Canal is concentrated in the little motor that makes washing machine dependable"]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 Cataract washing machine [Advertisement, Lady turning handle of washer]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 Blue Bird Electric Clothes Washer from The Ladies Home Journal, 1920 May [Advertisement, Woman holding blanket; washer, "Safely washed in fifteen minutes"]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 Eden washer from The Ladies Home Journal, 1919 November [Advertisement, Woman folding laundry; washer, "The Eden - the favorite with thousands of women"]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 Washboards, 1991 [Antique Trader Weekly, Pictures of washboards, "Washboards: Clean Collectibles"]
Box Folder
OS 2 9 Laundry from The Delineator, 1920 September [Article, Washers, "Planning your laundry"]
XV. Tobacco
Box Folder
2 149 John Weisert Tobacco Co., Plug cut, St. Louis, MO [Label, Man holding mallet, "Big John Plug Cut"]
Box Folder
2 150 El Tello, Tobacco [Label, Globe]
Box Folder
2 151 Du Pont, FG [Label, Du Pont logo]
Box Folder
2 152 C. A. Jackson & Co., Tobacco, Petersburgh, VA [Advertising card, Jackass/Man invertible card, "The Wonderful Effects of Jackson's Best"]
Box Folder
2 153 Jas. R. Day, Durham smoking tobacco [Advertising card, Illustrated pictures of adage, "As a bird in the hand"]
Box Folder
2 154 Imperial Segar Manufactory, Capadura segar, New York [Advertising card, Baseball player, "Two men out and three men on bases! Smoke the "Capadura" Cigar!"]
Box Folder
2 155 H. Sutliff, Seal Rock tobacco, San Francisco [Advertising card, Rooster, "Try Seal Rock Tobacco Pluck"]
Box Folder
2 156 W. H. Sanders, Straiton & Storm Segars [Advertising card, Owls on a branch, "My Eyes - Here's The Owl Man"]
Box Folder
2 157 Julian Eltinge, Tobacco [Label, Man]
Box Folder
2 158 Jose Pinero, Tobacco [Label, Man]
Box Folder
2 159 Tobacco [Label, Man]
Box Folder
2 160 El Tello, Tobacco [Label, Globe]
Box Folder
2 161 Gen. Dayton, Tobacco [Label, Man]
Box Folder
2 162 James Madison, Tobacco [Label, Patriotic symbols]
XVI. Transportation
Box Folder
2 163 Peter's Garage (2 copies), Car, Great Barrington, MA, 1927 [Catalog, "More Than Modern - Tomorrow's Motor Car Presented Today"]
Box Folder
2 164 Lovejoy Manufacturing Co., RE: Shock absorber for busses, Boston, MA, 1925 [Letterhead]
Box Folder
2 165 American Oil Company, Amoco gas [Flyer, Bridge card]
Box Folder
2 166 Maynard Boats, Boat, Gales Ferry, CT [Label]
Box Folder
2 167 E. A. Adams & Co., Red Star Line steamer, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Shipboard - two ladies and captain, "Red Star Line - S. S. Westernland Signalling at Night"]
Box Folder
2 168 Holland-America Line, , Rotterdam [Letterhead, Signal flag]
Box Folder
2 169 Providence & Worcester Rail Road Corporation, Received from P. Whitin & Sons, Whitin's Depot, 1848 [Billhead, Train and ship]
Box Folder
2 170 Isaac C. Wright, Hardware, iron and steel, paints, oils and varnish, Fitchburg, MA, 1881 [Billhead, Wheel]
Box Folder
2 171 Alvin Hyde, Carriage spokes (price list of spokes), Brookfield, MA [Advertising card, "Alvin Hyde, Manufacturer of Every Variety of Carriage Spokes,"]
Box Folder
2 172 Alvin Hyde, Carriage spokes (list of prices), Brookfield, MA [Advertising card, "Alvin Hyde, Manufacturer of Every Variety of Carriage Spokes,"]
Box Folder
2 173 Alvin Hyde, Carriage spokes (price list of spokes), Brookfield, MA [Advertising card, "Alvin Hyde, Manufacturer of Every Variety of Carriage Spokes,"]
Box Folder
2 174 Putnam Nail Co., Nails, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Horses, "Putnam Nails to keep your horses spry and hale; Cut Nails - be sure to use the Putnam Nail"]
Box Folder
2 175 Putnam Nail Co., Nails, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Man in wagon; black main ride in cart, "Say Sambo: Where is your shoe? Those cheap cut nails will never do"]
Box Folder
2 176 Putnam Nail Co., Nails, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Cowboy shooting at Indian shooting with bow and arrow on horseback, "The Putnam hot forged nail is sure the hardest usage to endure"]
Box Folder
2 177 The Pope Mfg. Co., Bicycles and tricycles, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Bicycles, "Columbia Bicycles & Tricycles.."]
Box Folder
2 178 Putnam Nail Co., Nails, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Carriage with horses and riders, "No shoe need now be ever cast, the Putnam nail will hold them fast"]
XVII. Utility Products
Box Folder
2 179 The Sherwin-Williams Co., Commonwealth Barn Gray paint, Cleveland, OH [Flyer, Barn]
Box Folder
2 180 The Sherwin-Williams Co., Commonwealth Barn Red paint, Cleveland, OH [Flyer, Barn]
Box Folder
2 181 The Sherwin-Williams Co., Porch and deck paint, Cleveland, OH [Flyer, Man painting steps]
Box Folder
2 182 Waverly Oil Works Co., Torch oil , PA, 1923 [Letterhead]
Box Folder
2 183 Whittemore's Polishes, Shoe polish [Blotter, Girl polishing shoe, "My Momma uses Whittemore's 'Gilt Edge' because it never injures her shoes"]
Box Folder
2 184 Whittemore's Polishes, Shoe polish [Blotter, Girl polishing shoe, "My Momma uses Whittemore's 'Gilt Edge' because it never injures her shoes"]
Box Folder
2 185 Whittemore's Polishes, Shoe polish [Blotter, Girl polishing shoe, "My Momma uses Whittemore's 'Gilt Edge' because it never injures her shoes"]
Box Folder
2 186 Tenexine Company, Egyptian Te-Nex-Ine (adhesive), Boston, MA [Advertising card, Child gluing mother's skirt to floor while parents argue, "Egyptian Tenexine - with a bottle of Tenexine in the house, divorce is absolutely impossible"]
Box Folder
2 187 Van Stan's Stratena Co., Cement, Philadelphia, PA [Advertising card, Silhouettes of family (father stuck to chair), "Beware of fraud! All genuine has full name blown in bottle 'Van Stan's Stratena'"]
Box Folder
2 188 E. S. Wells, Rough on Rats, Jersey City, NJ [Advertising card, Silhouettes of family chasing rat, "All this trouble might have been avoided by the use of one"]
Box Folder
2 189 Tenexine Company, Egyptian Te-Nex-Ine (adhesive), Boston, MA [Advertising card, Man stuck to post, "Yes, Fellow Citizens, as long as there is a bottle of Tenexine in the land, you will find me sticking to my post."]
Box Folder
2 190 S. M. Bixby & Co., Mucilage, New York [Advertising card, Fight, "I bet that is Bixby's Mucilage - there is no use trying to get the chair off, better take off the pants"]
Box Folder
2 191 Carpenter-Morton Co., Campbell's Stain Graining Process, Boston, MA [Advertising card, Pictures of hands staining wood, "Campbell's Stain Graining Process for floors, doors and interior wood work"]
Box Folder
2 192 Chase, Liquid glue [Advertising card, Family at table using Chase's glue, "Chase's Liquid Glue Cements Everything"]
Box Folder
2 193 Boyer & Co., Oil polish, Philadelphia, PA [Label, "Boyer's Genuine Oil Polish for Oiling and Dressing"]
XVIII. War
Box Folder
2 194 Envelope, Man in factory ["Full Speed Ahead Victory!"]
Box Folder
2 195 Envelope, Uncle Sam [2 copies, "I'm Working with Uncle Sam"]
Box Folder
2 196 Envelope, Map of U. S. and soldier ["Let's Beat 'Em 48 Different Ways"]
Box Folder
2 197 Envelope, Eagle on top of earth ["United for Freedom and Equality"]
Box Folder
2 198 Envelope, Drawing of Capitol ["E Pluribus Unum"]