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Ephemera scrapbook

MS004.003 (RS183592)

Description

This large scrapbook contains many stickers, greeting cards, trade cards, and illustrated clippings, often decorated with images of children, animals, birds and flowers accompanied by humorous sayings. Subjects of trade cards include sewing machines and threads, stoves, coach oil, horse nails, lawn mowers, baby food, and other domestic goods. Sporting, hunting and fishing scenes are included, as well as a partial calendar from 1906. Of special interest are 15 illustrated souvenir cards from the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of American Independece. Buildings featured are the Ladies Pavilion, Main Exhibition Building, Japanese Building, English Building, and the Leather Building, among others.

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Details

Collection Name
Scrapbooks collection
Collection Code
MS004
Physical Description
1 scrapbook, 12 x 15 inches
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
273944
Reference Code
MS004.003

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Centennial Exposition
children (people by age group)
fishing
greeting cards
hunting
lawn mowers
sewing machines (equipment)
sports
stickers
stoves (heating equipment)
thread
trade cards (advertising)
Material Type
scrapbooks
Subjects
Birds
animals
Location Note
HGO-01-001-0-C-103

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