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Civil War series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, circa 1860-1896

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Subject:
Grand Army of the Republic
Physical description:
1.6 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Type:
Loan documents
Receipts
Discharge papers
Poems
Songs
Ribbons
Badges
Correspondence
Pamphlets
Books
Photographs
Advertising cards
Cartoons (humorous images)
Cartes-de-visite
Currency
Trade cards
Date:
1860
1896
circa 1860-1896
19th century
1850-1900
Summary:
A wide variety of documents related to the Civil War and its aftermath, including: bond and loan documents, receipts, camp vouchers, Confederate currency, personal correspondence, discharge papers, papers relating to recruitment, casualties, and pensions; material relating to the Grand Army of the Republic; also advertising cards, ribbons, badges; pamphlets and books; songs and poems; printed images, including political cartoons; photographs of men in uniform, especially cartes-de-visite.
Cite as:
Civil War series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###
Topic:
Military pensions
Recruiting and enlistment
Armed Forces
Uniforms
Wars
Civil war
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Miller & Watson's Patent Book Clamp [advertisement], 1868

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Advertiser:
Miller & Watson
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Type:
Advertisements
Date:
1868
1860-1870
19th century
Notes:
Page torn from a magazine.
In "Schools" category, Box 17, R. & A. Miller folder.
Summary:
With illustration of a man using a book clamp
Topic:
Book clamps
Local number:
AC0060-0000902.tif
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Adhesives [series], circa 1845-1928

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
1 box
Type:
Advertising
Articles
Bills of lading
Correspondence
Customs records
Pamphlets
Patents
Publications
Receipts
Trade cards
Trade catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1845
1928
circa 1845-1928
Summary:
Materials relating to adhesives and the adhesive industry, circa 1845-1928. Materials primarily include advertising, bills and receipts, pamphlets, shipping documents, catalogs and correspondence from manufacturers and distributors of adhesives. Also publications geared towards the homemaker.
Cite as:
Adhesives, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box X, folder XX, digital file XXX
Topic:
Adhesives industry
Adhesives
Adhesive tape
Cements, Adhesive
Glue
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Afro-Americana (series), circa 1754-1963

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
4 boxes
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Advertising
Place:
United States
Date:
1754
1963
circa 1754-1963
Civil War, 1861-1865
Summary:
Primarily information related to significant events in the history of African Americans in the U.S., including slavery, abolition, colonization, Reconstruction, Civil War, and the Civil Rights movement. Minimal advertisements.
Cite as:
Afro-Americana series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, ca. 1790-1945, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Abolition
Civil war
Reconstruction
Civil rights
Slavery
History
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Agriculture [series], 1786-1971

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
8.66 cubic feet (21 boxes)
Type:
Advertisements
Advertising cards
Almanacs
Bills of sale
Books
Calendars
Contracts
Correspondence
Leaflets
Lithographs
Manuals
Photographs
Price lists
Publications
Receipts
Reports
Tickets
Trade catalogs
Place:
United States
Date:
1786
1971
1786-1971
Summary:
Primarily trade catalogs, printed advertisements, correspondence on letterhead stationery, price lists, bills, receipts, addresses, envelopes, advertising cards, reports, manuals, memorandum books, fair tickets, lithographs, photographs, almanacs, etc., from manufacturers and distributors of farming machinery and implements. Many agricultural tools and products are represented. Also includes material from agricultural societies, such as the American Agricultural Association and the Livestock Society of America, and from experiment stations, along with general publications and periodicals.
Cite as:
Agriculture, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###
Topic:
Agriculture
Agricultural exhibitions
Agricultural experiment stations
Agricultural implements
Agricultural machinery
Agricultural machinery industry
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Dry goods series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, 1814-1973

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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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Hotels (series), Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Summary:
Materials relating to inns and hotels in the United States and abroad.
Cite as:
Hotels, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###
Topic:
Hotels
Taverns (Inns)
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Soap series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, 1838-1953

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Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
3 cubic feet (9 boxes)
Type:
Advertising cards
Customs records
Patents
Photographs
Date:
1838
1838-1953
Summary:
Miscellaneous business ephemera and advertising material related to soap, from the period ca.1838-1953. Includes substantial material from larger soap manufacturers, such as Procter & Gamble, Lever Brothers, and Colgate. Also, patents, trademarks, general correspondence, material on soap machinery, soap recipes, soap premiums, photographs of soap bars and wrappers, bills and receipts, and a checkerboard advertising lye products. Since many soap manufacturers also made candles, candles and related products are found in this series: e.g., baking powder, baking soda, yeast, polish, leather preservatives, grease neets foot oil, hides, tallow, wool skins, etc.; also products associated with the laundry, including starch, bluing, washing powders, and washing fluids. Images on advertising cards often depict ethnic groups in stereotypical fashion. Materials are organized alphabetically by name of manufacturer or distributor. Some general materials are arranged by type, including official documents, patents, trademarks, recipes, photographs, and import/export documents. A listing of the major brand names is also included, along with the respective manufacturers.
Cite as:
Soap, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box #, folder ##, digital file ###
Topic:
Soap
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in advertising
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Honeywell Calendar 1955 [illustrated calendar]

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Advertiser:
Honeywell
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Indians of North America
Type:
Calendars
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1955
Summary:
Honeywell Calender, 1955. Scan number above is for month of April: calendar page with cartoon of "Pottawattamie Ceramics Corp." making ceramics. Caption: "Looks like the Chief is Still Experimenting with his Automatic Factory Idea."
Topic:
Business history
Ceramics
Local number:
040060126.tif (AC Scan No.: illustration for April)
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Honeywell Calendar 1956 [illustrated calendar], 1956

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Advertiser:
Honeywell
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Italians
Type:
Calendars
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1956
Summary:
Above scan is for month of April with illustration: man holding onto pipe with various country symbols around him. Two other men bang on the man's pipe and berate him. Caption: "Tap that one again, Marconi--Skinhead's listening now!"
Topic:
Business history
Local number:
040060127.tif (AC Scan No.: April page)
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Honeywell Calendar 1956 [illustrated calendar], 1956

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Advertiser:
Honeywell
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Type:
Calendars
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1956
Summary:
Month of August. Men in spaceship with gibberish Arabic-style writing on the side. Caption: "Notice how nicely those engines quieted down after we left Idlewild?"
Topic:
Business history
Orientalism
Local number:
040060129.tif(AC Scan No.)
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Honeywell Calendar 1959 [illustrated calendar]

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Advertiser:
Honeywell
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Indians of North America
Type:
Calendars
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1959
Summary:
Month of September. Military personnel give up on their radio as Sioux Indians more successfully use smoke signals. Caption: "Let's Burn It and Use the Smoke."
Topic:
Smoke signals
Business history
Local number:
040060131.tif (AC Scan No.: September calendar page)
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Honeywell Calendar 1959 [illustrated calendar]

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Advertiser:
Honeywell
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Arabs
Type:
Calendars
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1959
Summary:
Month of July. Carton: archeological dig where Arab cartoon figures find an "aqueduct" that is actually an oil pipeline. Caption: "Well I'll Be Damned--Another Aqueduct!"
Topic:
Aqueducts
Petroleum pipelines
Business history
Archaeology
Local number:
040060134.tif (AC Scan No.: July page)
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Honeywell Calender 1961 [illustrated calendar]

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Advertiser:
Honeywell
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Arabs
Type:
Calendars
Cartoons (humorous images)
Date:
1961
Summary:
Month of October: Cartoon featuring an American truck dropping oil pipes in the desert. Caption: "Those Crazy Americans Have Been Planting Signs and Throwing Away Pipe All the Way From Cairo."
Topic:
Orientalism
Business history
Petroleum pipelines
Local number:
040060137.tif (AC Scan No.: page for October)
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Rachel's Enamel Bloom [advertisement : trade card], 1882

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Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Asians
Type:
Proofs (printed matter)
Date:
1882
Notes:
Cosmetics
Summary:
Trade card depicting an Asian man ironing.
Topic:
Advertising
Orientalism
Local number:
040060122.tif (AC Scan No.)
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[Advertisement : trade card], 1892

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Advertiser:
Ponds Extract Company
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Irish
Type:
Trade cards
Date:
1892
Notes:
Cosmetics
Summary:
Trade card depicting an Irish man walking and carrying a jar of Ponds Extract.
Topic:
Business Advertising--Soap
Local number:
0400601121.tif (AC Scan No.)
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Slack's Special Agent [advertisement : trade card, undated]

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Advertiser:
Slack
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Japanese
Type:
Trade cards
Place:
Japan
Date:
1900
undated
Summary:
Slack trade card depicting a Japanese man with two wives.
Topic:
Laundry
Business Advertising-- Laundry
Orientalism
Local number:
040060120.tif (AC Scan No.)
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William Broich Theatrical, Society and Street Wigs [catalogue]

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Advertiser:
William Broich Wigs
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
Euro-Americans
Type:
Catalogues
Summary:
William Broich Theatrical, Society and Stree Wigs Catalogue. Pages 6 and 7 feature women's and men's wigs, including bald and character wigs.
Topic:
Wigs
Hair
Business Advertising--Hair
Local number:
040060139.tif(AC Scan No.)
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Purim Gazette [pamphlet], 03/10/1887

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Newspaper:
Purim Gazette
Subject:
Society of Friends
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, [size]
Culture:
Irish
Indians of North America
Jews
Type:
Pamphlets
Date:
1887
03/10/1887
Summary:
Purim Gazette with articles and cartoons. Page 25 features a cartoon with a Quaker and two Native Americans. Page 29 features a cartoon depiciting an Irishman as a gorilla.
Topic:
Newspapers--Jewish
Local number:
040060165.tif (AC Scan No.)
040060166.tif (AC Scan No.)
040060167.tif (AC Scan No.)
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[Libby McNeill and Libby Corned Cooked Beef Meat advertisement : trade card]

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Advertiser:
Libby, McNeill and Libby Meats
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Trade cards
Summary:
Trade card featuring an African-American woman serving two small children under the caption, "Dinah keeps the children quiet."
Topic:
Business advertising--Meat
Meat
Local number:
040060168.tif(AC Scan No.)
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