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Dry goods series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, 1814-1973

view Dry goods series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, 1814-1973 digital asset number 1
Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Creator:
Woolworth, F. W
John Wanamaker (Firm)
Sears, Roebuck and Company
Woodward & Lothrop
Macy's
Montgomery Ward
Physical description:
14.52 cubic feet (44 boxes)
Type:
Advertisements
Advertising cards
Almanacs
Books
Business cards
Calendars
Correspondence
Customs records
Greeting cards
Handbills
Invoices
Leaflets
Pamphlets
Photographs
Postcards
Receipts
Samples
Trade catalogs
Date:
1814
1973
1814-1973
Summary:
Primarily correspondence, invoices and receipts, advertisements, trade catalogs, handbills, pamphlets, advertising cards, photographs, cloth samples, leaflets, books, prospectuses, order forms, chromolithographs, clippings, seals, postcards, business cards, greeting cards, almanacs, calendar, cardboard standups, fans, paper bag samples, and import/export documents from businesses referred to loosely as department or variety stores. Generally these stores sold a variety of products, including clothing and accessories, home furnishings, stationery, groceries and novelties. Contains numerous images, especially of children. Businesses represented include Macy's, Woodward & Lothrop, Woolworth's, Sears Roebuck & Company, Montgomery Ward and Wanamaker's.
Cite as:
Dry Goods, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###
Topic:
Retail trade
Department stores
Dry-goods
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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