Ephemera scrapbook

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Location Note

HGO-01-001-0-C-104

GUSN

GUSN-273944

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trade cards (advertising)
greeting cards
children (people by age group)
stickers
sewing machines (equipment)
thread
stoves (heating equipment)
lawn mowers
sports
hunting
fishing
scrapbooks

Physical Description

1 scrapbook, 12 x 15 inches

Collection Code

MS004

Collection Name

Scrapbooks collection

Reference Code

MS004.003

Record Details

Material Type

scrapbooks

Subjects

animals
Birds

Descriptive Terms

Centennial Exposition

Description Level

Item

Location Note

HGO-01-001-0-C-104