Consists primarily of correspondence, advertisements, pamphlets, order forms, invoices, receipts, and catalogs from manufacturers, distributors, and importers of underwear. The bulk of the material dates from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Underwear series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
[Shop floor display of lingerie at The Fair department store, ca. 1930 : cellulose acetate photonegative, banquet camera format]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet
1 item, [12" x 20"]
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Banquet camera photographs
The Fair department store was located at 820 7th St. N.W. Washington, D.C.
Shop floor at Fair department store. Displays of women's lingerie, jewellery and bags. Number of signs with prices displayed throughout the shop floor, also large signs reading, "Large Women's Wear Departments Latest Styles, Special Values. 2 - floor", "Bargain Basement Shoe Dept. in Basement", "Beautiful Styles Children's Wear. Baby Wear 2 - floor", "Men's Furnishings Get Them Here" and "This is Everybody's Store Visit our large upstairs". Ink on negative: "Fair Dept. store" and "B". No edge imprint.
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History