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House Industries advertising cards and box

Identifier: 2011-205
Abstract: House Industries is a type foundry in Yorklyn, Delaware which specializes in creating fonts for billboards, greeting cards, logos and a variety of other media. The collection is a set of nine advertising cards promoting House Industries and its United typeface.
Dates: 2006

Joseph A. Speel's Model Book Bindery advertisement

Identifier: 1976-320
Abstract: Joseph A. Speel (1810?-1891) was a bookbinder in Philadelphia. This advertisement shows an interior view of the bindery printed in at least two colors with hand tinting.
Dates: circa 1860

Leonard W. Walton collection of Milprint, Inc. photographs

Identifier: 2008-219
Abstract: Leonard W. Walton (1911-2005) was a printing industry executive with Milprint, Inc., which specialized in printing packaging materials, between 1936 and 1976. This collection of photographs related to Milprint, Inc was collected by Leonard W. Walton. A majority of the photographs show Milprint employees attending events, banquets, and dinners, including Quarter Century Club celebrations.
Dates: 1942-1987

Rust Craft Publishing Company motor lunches recipe cards

Identifier: 1999-239
Abstract: The Rust Craft Publishing Company published greeting cards. The company was founded by Frederick Winslow Rust (circa 1877-1949) in Kansas City, Missouri in 1906. Rust is attributed with creating some of the first greeting cards in America. This collection consists of a folder containing sixteen recipe cards for picnic lunches. The items were published by Rust Craft in Boston, Massachusetts in 1915.
Dates: circa 1915

Samples of Wedding and Visiting Cards, sample book

Identifier: 2013-225
Abstract: Henry A. Goffe (1846-1906) was a stationer and engraver who operated his business in Albany, New York in the 1880s. This item is a bound sample book of wedding invitations, envelopes, and visiting cards.
Dates: circa 1875

Unknown printers' sample book

Identifier: 1993-220
Abstract: Printing companies often produce sample books, which contain actual samples, not just illustrations. This album contains mostly small pre-printed cards either folded or meant to be folded and used as invitations, dance cards, and programs.
Dates: circa 1880

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