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Burris and Byrd Family Card Sample Case, ca. 1920

Manufacturer:
Ohio Card Company
Donor:
Byrd, James
Byrd, Kathryn
Burris, Charlene
Burris, Jeanne
Donors:
Byrd Family
Physical description:
1 folder
Type:
Postcards
Collection descriptions
Sample books
Card samples
Greeting cards
Place:
Atlanta (Ga.)
Ohio
United States
Date:
1920
ca 1920
20th century
Notes:
The Ohio Card Company was a dealer in postcards, namecards, fine art pictures, games, novelties, etc. The company offered a way of ordering namecards and postcards via the mail using sample books. Acquired in the 1920s (probably in Atlanta, Georgia) by Charlene J. Burris's grandparents (Milton and Mary Lola Johnson) to hold a lock of hair from Ms. Burris's mother (Ouida LaRuth Johnson, b. 1918).
Summary:
A pocket sample case of greeting cards and postcards offered for sale by the Ohio Card Company of Cadiz, Ohio.
Cite as:
Burris and Byrd Family Card Sample Case, ca. 1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Jeanne and Charles Burris and James and Kathryn Byrd and Family
Topic:
Traveling sales personnel
Trade Literature
Local number:
1984.3069 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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