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Scrapbook: [compiled by] Mary Ann Staples, Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., Pennsylvania

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Creator:
Staples, Mary Ann.  Search this
Names:
Pan-American Exposition (1901: Buffalo, N.Y.) -- Pictorial works  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (27 leaves , all ill. (some col.), 35 cm.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Scrapbooks
Date:
[circa 1902]
Summary:
Scrapbook containing images (mostly color lithographs) excised from contemporary greeting cards, periodicals, trade cards, advertisements, and other kinds of ephemera. Images are mounted on both sides of the leaves.
General note:
Some of the companies and brands represented in the scrapbook include: Bridgeport Organ Co., Hood's Sarsaparilla; Bromangelon; Bush & Bull Drygoods; Uneeda Biscuit; Home Insurance Co. of N.Y.; Pease Piano; Fairy Soap (N.K. Fairbank Co.); J. & P. Coats' Spool Cotton; Stuylers bonbons; Gold Dust Washing Powder; White Sewing Machine; Palmer; Bee Soap; National Biscuit Co.
Some of the main themes featured in the scrapbook are: children; fashion; seashells; the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, N.Y.; animals; flowers; seasons; American patriotism; greeting cards; and ethnic caricatures.
Date of scrapbook based on copyright date appearing on some of the images.
Local Notes:
CHMRB copy 39088016106957 is the gift of Brooke Alexander. CHMRB copy has the original, commercially-produced black- and silver-embossed red cloth binding, with cover title: Scrap book.
Topic:
Animals -- Pictorial works  Search this
Children -- Pictorial works  Search this
Decoration and ornament -- Pictorial works  Search this
Caricatures and cartoons -- Pictorial works  Search this
advertising -- United States -- Pictorial works  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
SIL-CH.MSS001774B
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-ch-mss001774b