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Printed by:
American Fletcher National Bank, American, founded 1839  Search this
Issued by:
Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1906  Search this
Signed by:
Madam C.J. Walker, American, 1867 - 1919  Search this
Subject of:
Carson Pirie Scott & Co., American, founded 1854  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 3 x 7 13/16 in. (7.6 x 19.8 cm)
Place used:
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
July 13, 1912
July 13, 1912 check signed by Madam C. J. Walker payable to Carson Pirie Scott & Co. in the amount of $115.00. The check is a rectangular piece of cream colored paper with printed, handwritten, and stamped text on the front. The date, payable party, numerical dollar amount, and signature are handwritten. The check number is stamped in red, the letters "P.W." are stamped in purple, and the written amount is stamped in red. At the top left is a logo featuring a black shield with white text that reads "THE / FLETCHER / AMERICAN / NATIONAL / BANK / OF / INDIANAPOLIS." Letterhead centered at the top reads "The Mme. C. J. Walker Mfg. Co. / INCORPORATED / 640 N. WEST STREET." At the top left is a pattern of punched-out holes. The back contains multiple colored stamps and pencil notations.
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of A'Lelia Bundles / Madam Walker Family Archives
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture