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This Little Maid Buys Her Hosiery at Mabley & Company's Bazaar [trade card]

Advertiser:
Mabley & Co
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Japanese
Type:
Trade cards
Date:
1880
1900
Topic:
Advertising
Hosiery
Kimonos
Local number:
AC0060-0000145 (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Caucasian woman, brown hair, back to viewer facing right, wearing yellow kimono, purple sash, holding dark purple fan in right hand. This image also used by: H. Alexander (Boots), Bell's Buffalo Soap, George R. Lyon (Druggist), Holbrook & Taylor (Boots), and Adam & Westlake Manufacturing Co (Stoves)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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Hosiery manufacture, by William Davis ... With 61 illustrations including many original photo-micrographs

Author:
Davis, William fl. 1795-1816
Physical description:
x, 136 p. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1920
[1920]
Topic:
Hosiery
Knit goods
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
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Making fine texture hosiery, an old and important industry of Balbriggan. [Active no. 431 : stereo interpositive,] 1905

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood
Photographer:
Miller
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 5" x 8"
Type:
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Ireland
Balbriggan (Ireland)
Date:
1905
1900-1910
Topic:
Factories
Hosiery
Industries
Manufacturing
Textile fabrics
Local number:
RSN 19445
Notes:
Similar to RSN 11821. Orig. no. 6828
Currently stored in box 3.2.2 [186]
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Experimental stockings

Maker:
Union Hosiery Co.
Physical Description:
nylon (overall material)
silk (welt, heel, toe material)
cotton (seam material)
Measurements:
overall: 33 in; 83.82 cm
Object Name:
stockings, pair of
Object Type:
Stockings
Place Made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1937
1937
Subject:
Clothing & Accessories
Industry & Manufacturing
Science & Mathematics
Textiles
National Treasures exhibit
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
Publication title:
Treasures of American History online exhibition
Publication author:
National Museum of American History
Publication URL:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Gift of E. I DuPont deNemours & Co.
ID Number:
TE*T12049
Accession number:
227591
Catalog number:
T12049
Description:
In 1928, the E. I. DuPont de Nemours Co. hired Wallace Carothers Ph. to conduct pure research in any area of chemistry he chose. His interest was in the construction of long chain polymers, similar to those found in nature. There was no product in mind when he and his team began their work, they simply wanted to learn as much about large molecules as possible. The work done by Carothers and his team lead to the discovery of polyesters and polyamides. DuPont went with the polyamides, and nylon was born. It was the first fiber produced entirely in the laboratory, and was introduced to the public in the form of women's stockings at the 1939 World's Fair. Nylon stockings went on sale May 15, 1940, and were a smashing success. Prior to the production of nylon stockings, American women wore stockings made of silk or rayon. By 1942, nylon stockings were taking twenty percent of the stocking market. With U.S. entry into World War Two, nylon was declared a defense material and withdrawn from the civilian market. Nylon's most famous use during the war was as a replacement for silk in parachutes. However, it was also used in ropes, netting, tire cord, and dozens of other items. So many uses were found for nylon that some referred to it as the "fiber that won the war." When the war ended, nylon stockings were brought back and quickly replaced silk and rayon in the stocking market.
This is the first pair of experimental nylon stockings made by Union Hosiery Company for Du Pont in 1937. The leg of the stocking is nylon, the upper welt, toe, and heel are silk, and cotton is found in the seam. The nylon section of the stocking would not take the silk dye, and dyed to black instead of brown.
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
National Treasures exhibit
Exhibition:
Treasures of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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34c Advertisement for Luxite Hosiery single

Scott Catalogue USA 3502e
Medium:
paper; ink(multicolored) / photogravure; adhesive
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
February 1, 2001
Topic:
Art & Photography
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2001.2010.404.5
Description:
mint
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
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Modern looms for fine texture hosiery, in a factory at Balbriggan. 505 interpositive 1905

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood
Photographer:
Miller
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on glass
1 item, 5" x 8"
Type:
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Ireland
Balbriggan (Ireland)
Date:
1905
1900-1910
Topic:
Factories
Laborers
Machinery
Textile fabrics
Local number:
RSN 19509
Notes:
Similar to RSN 11917
Currently stored in box 3.2.2 [186]
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection 1895-1921
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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Will Water Harm It? [Print advertising.] 1906

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Artist:
Campbell, Blendon
Physical description:
1 item b&w 24 x 17 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Date:
1906
Topic:
Women
Laundry
Hosiery
Local number:
244505
Ivorydata4 362
0207910352 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "Will Water Harm It?" Woman holding stockings
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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For a $345 bridal set..$500 silk stockings.."Ivory"--say.. [Print advertising.] Photoplay. 1931

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item b&w 31 x 16.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Boston (Mass.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1931
Topic:
Hosiery
Lingerie
Wedding
Local number:
244763
Ivorydata4 620
0207910614 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "For a $345 bridal set...$500 silk stockings..."Ivory"--say salespeople". Saleswoman showing lingerie to customer
Published November 1931
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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Look! Easy Way To Amazing Stocking Wear! [Print advertising.] This Week. 1939

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item b&w 20 x 26.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Photographs
Date:
1939
Topic:
Women
Hosiery
Women employees
Local number:
244890
Ivorydata4 747
0207910751 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "Look! Easy Way To Amazing Stocking Wear!" Woman in print dress wearing hat. Photographs with quotes from Tennessee Nurse, Illinois Housekeeper, and Oh
Published July 30, 1939. Glue stains
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Will she trade again at the store that sold her the.. [Print advertising.] Grocery trade papers. 1934

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item b&w 35.5 x 25.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Photographs
Date:
1934
Topic:
Women
Hosiery
Laundry
Local number:
245554
Ivorydata4 1411
0307910216 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "Will she trade again at the store that sold her the "bargain" soap?" Photo of woman lamenting condition of her stocking
Published Nov. & Dec 1934. Glue stains at corners
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Dizzy and Dolly: The Ivory Twins. [Print advertising.] New York Daily News. 1939

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item col. 38.5 x 29 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Comics
Date:
1939
Topic:
Twins
Women
Hosiery
Women employees
Local number:
245594
Ivorydata4 1451
0307910256 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "Dizzy and Dolly: The Ivory Twins". Comic strip type advertisement--they are applying for jobs a secretaries
Published 26 Nov. 1939
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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The Ivory Twins: Dizzy In The Arms Of The Law. [Print advertising.] New York Daily News. 1939

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item col. 39 x 29 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Comics
Date:
1939
Topic:
Women
Police
Hosiery
Twins
Local number:
245596
Ivorydata4 1453
0307910258 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "The Ivory Twins: Dizzy In The Arms Of The Law". Comic strip illustration--Dizzy gets caught borrowing money from piggy bank
Published 26 Feb. 1939
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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Sumner Hosiery Mill Records, 1946-1957

Creator:
Sumner Hosiery Mill
Donor:
Sumner, Harold Townsend
Physical description:
0.3 cu. ft.
Type:
Articles
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Advertisements
Scrapbooks
Date:
1946
1946-1957
20th century
Topic:
Knitting companies (Mills)
Textile industry
Hosiery
Hosiery, Nylon
Advertising
Fashion
Local number:
2000.3034 (NMAH Acc.)
Notes:
Hosiery manufacturer in Gastonia, North Carolina, started in 1938. History of company by Mr. Sumner and notes from an interview with Mr. Sumner by Craig Orr in Archives Center control files
Summary:
Archival records from the Sumner Hosiery Mill, including two documents relating to the construction of the hosiery; a booklet of product samples entitled "Sumner See-Shells Fall and Winter Shades", 1952; a scrapbook containing articles, packaging, photographs of the product, and of models wearing it; and numerous advertisements for the hosiery and for stores selling it
Cite as:
Sumner Hosiery Mill Records, 1946-1957, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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The housekeeper must learn to discriminate between... [Print advertising,] McClure's Magazine, 1901

Advertiser:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item, b&w, 23.5 x 16 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Date:
1901
Topic:
Women domestics
Comparative advertising
Children
Hosiery
Local number:
Ivorydata4 308
0207910298 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Maid at sink with child
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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Silk Lace Stockings 15 Years Old! [Print advertising.] Women's publications. 1922

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item b&w 28.5 x 20.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Date:
1922
Topic:
Women
Laundry
Clothing and dress
Hosiery
Local number:
245455
Ivorydata4 1312
0307910117 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "Silk Lace Stockings 15 Years Old!" Woman's legs with stockings and high-heeled shoes
Published April 1922. Ad glued to scrapbook page over another ad
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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Reach For Beauty This Young Way. [Print advertising.] General circulation publications 1938

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item col. 41 x 29 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Photographs
Date:
1938
Topic:
Hosiery
Women
Men
Children
Mothers
Local number:
245587
Ivorydata4 1444
0307910249 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "Reach For Beauty This Young Way". Photo at top of mother and baby by bird cage. At bottom, "Secret of 100-mile Stockings"
Published Apr. 1938
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
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Archives Center - NMAH
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382 Hours in the air.on the ground.in 1 Pair Of Silk.. [Print advertising.] Women's publications. 1939

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item col. 38 x 25.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Photographs
Comics
Date:
1939
Topic:
Flight attendants
Children
Mothers
Hosiery
Airplanes
Local number:
245590
Ivorydata4 1447
0307910252 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "382 Hours in the air..on the ground..in 1 Pair Of Silk Stockings!" Flight attendant, airplane in background. Comic at bottom
Published Aug. 1939
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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How To Get Extra Stocking Wear! [Print advertising.] Women's publications. 1939

Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company
Physical description:
1 item col. 38 x 25.5 cm
Type:
Print advertising
Comics
Photographs
Date:
1939
Topic:
Women
Laundry
Women employees
Nurses
Hosiery
Local number:
245593
Ivorydata4 1450
0307910255 (Scan No.)
Summary:
Caption: "How To Get Extra Stocking Wear!" larger photo of woman in green and brown dress on orange background on left; comic at bottom
Published Nov. & Dec. 1939
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Ivory Soap Advertising Collection 1883-1998
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Archives Center - NMAH
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who [sic] snags more stockings? / who wears out more shoes? [Booklet.]

Publisher:
Street & Smith Publications, Inc
Charm (Magazine)
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 9" X 13.5"
Type:
Photographs
Booklets
Advertisements
Date:
1953
20th century
1940-1990
1920-1970
Topic:
Clothing--American
Hosiery
Advertising
Women in marketing
Women in advertising
Shoes
Local number:
AC0423-0000024a.tif - AC0423-0000024t.tif (AC Scans)
Notes:
In Box 6, Folder 2
Summary:
Illustrated booklet containing reproductions of staged photographs from Charm Magazine, with statistics about working women's buying habits for shoes and stockings
Cite as:
Estelle Ellis Collection, 1941-2004, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Estelle Ellis Collection, 1941-2004
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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Hosiery (series), circa 1836-1926

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
2 boxes
Type:
Advertisements
Advertising cards
Articles
Books
Correspondence
Customs records
Invoices
Posters
Receipts
Date:
1836
1926
circa 1836-1926
Topic:
Hosiery
Hosiery industry
Hosiery, Nylon
Hosiery, Silk
Socks
Summary:
Contains materials relating to the production and sale of hosiery in the United States and abroad. Includes posters, advertising cards, import/export documents, correspondence, invoices, receipts, advertisements, books and articles from manufacturers, dealers and importers of hosiery. Images of men and women are present, as well as images of stores and products. The bulk of the material dates from the late 19th century
Cite as:
Hosiery series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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