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The Mandarin. [Print advertising.]

Advertiser:
Procter & Gamble Company  Search this
Donor:
Procter & Gamble Company  Search this
Collection Creator:
Procter & Gamble Company  Search this
Leyendecker, J. C., 1874-1951  Search this
Smith, Jessie Willcox, 1863-1935  Search this
Elliott, Elizabeth Shippen Green  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (b&w, 15 x 12 cm.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11 (1888)
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Print advertising
Poems
Date:
1888
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of line drawing of Chinese men: two carry the Mandarin in a sedan chair (palanquin), who stops to speak to two men doing laundry. Page includes poem and advertising copy.
Local Numbers:
Ivorydata4 122

0207910112 (Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Reproduction restrictions due to copyright.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Soap  Search this
Laundry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Print advertising
Poems
Collection Citation:
Ivory Soap Collection, 1883-1998, undated; Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Procter & Gamble.
See more items in:
Ivory Soap Advertising Collection
Ivory Soap Advertising Collection / Series 1: Ivory Soap Products Advertisements / Advertisements
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0791-ref1678

Alexander Alland, Sr., Photoprints

Creator:
Ostroff, Eugene, d. 1999 (NMAH Curator)  Search this
Salo, Matt, Dr.  Search this
Haberstich, David E., 1941-  Search this
Ahlborn, Richard E., 1933-2015  Search this
Alland, Alexander, Sr. (Alexander Landschaft), 1902-1989  Search this
Names:
China Daily News -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
China Daily News -- Photographs  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Davis, Earl  Search this
Kaslov, Steve, ca. 1888-1949 (King of the Red Bandanna Romany Gypsies )  Search this
Extent:
0.25 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Oral history
Interviews
Audio cassettes
Place:
Virgin Islands -- 1930-1940
New York (N.Y.) -- 1930-1940
Bowery (New York, N.Y.) -- 1930-1940
Chinatown (New York, N.Y.) -- 1930-1940
St. Thomas (Virgin Islands) -- 1930-1940
Date:
1985 - 1986
1930 - 1943
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains 273 silver gelatin photoprints (Series 1), most of which apparently were made during the 1930s and early 1940s, contemporaneously with the original negatives. All are 8" x 10" or slightly smaller, unmounted except for flush mounted linen on the backs of some prints. The photographs were made primarily in two locations, New York City and the Virgin Islands. The Virgin Islands pictures were made as part of a special documentary project in 1939, as described above, whereas the New York photographs stem from Mr. Alland's largely self assigned documentation of various ethnic and religious groups in New York from approximately 1932 to 1943. The projects include photographs of the "Red Bandanna" Romany Gypsy group in the Bowery, a black Jewish congregation, Mohawk Indians in Brooklyn, and other groups, which required extensive exploration, research, and photographing over periods of many days or weeks. A variety of miscellaneous ethnic and religious groups are covered in the general "Other Religions" and "Nationalities" folders. The contents of the "Judaism" folder include primarily New York sites and people, but there are also additional views of a synagogue from the Virgin Islands project.

Series 2 of the collection contains four cassette tape recordings of two interviews with Mr. Alland, three made by Richard Ahlborn (with Eugene Ostroff and Matt Salo) in 1985, and one by David Haberstich and Richard Ahlborn, June 2-3, 1986 (at which time the photographs were donated). The tapes include readings from his autobiography, personal reminiscences on his experiences as an immigrant and a photographer, and commentary on the photographs.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1: Photoprints, 1930-1943

Series 2: Audiotape Cassettes, 1985-1986

The photographs are arranged topically and by nationality.
Biographical / Historical:
Alexander Alland, Sr., was born in Sevastopol, Crimea (formerly in the Soviet Union) on 6 August 1902. His last name originally was Landschaft, but he legally changed it to Alland following the birth of his son. Alland's interest in photography began at the age of twelve, when he helped a local photographer with darkroom work. He constructed his own camera from cardboard with a simple meniscus lens and exposed glass plate negatives with the device.

Toward the end of the Civil War in Russia in 1920, Alland relocated in Constantinople, Turkey, where he was hired as an apprentice by a graduate of the Vienna Academy of Photography. When the Union Nationale des Combatants Francais went on a pilgrimage to Gallipoli, a former battle zone on the Dardanelles, he was asked to accompany them in order to document events. After having his request for a pay increase refused, he left his employer two years later and opened his own portrait studio, "Photo d'Art Russe." When civil unrest threatened Constantinople in 1923, he decided to emigrate to the United States.

During his first years in the United States he worked in photo finishing businesses while engaged in home portraiture independently. He married in 1929 and a son, Alexander, Jr., was born. In the 1930s he became one of the best known photographers portraying the life of immigrants and various ethnic groups in New York. (1) In 1936 he was appointed supervisor of the Photo Mural section of the W.P.A. Federal Art Project, and worked as a free lance photographer for magazines and periodicals featuring the activities of various ethnic groups living in New York City. He specialized in making photomurals with montage techniques. (2)

In 1937 Alland became photography instructor at the American Artists' School and joined the American Artists Congress. In 1939, his first book, Portrait of New York, was published and he became president of the "Exploration Photo Syndicate" and went to the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of a project to produce a pictorial record of the West Indian Islands. His photographs appeared in publications and were exhibited at the New School for Social Research and at the Schomberg Collection. In 1942 he joined the staff of Common Ground magazine as photography editor and was appointed by the National Youth Administration to supervise their photography workshop. His book American Counterpoint appeared in 1943 and was selected as "One of the Fifty Best Books of the Year." The original prints from that book were exhibited at the Museum of the City of New York, which also exhibited a portfolio of his work on American Gypsies. In 1944 he became director of an agency, "Pictures for Democracy," and in 1945 his book The Springfield Plan was proclaimed another "One of the Fifty Best Books of the Year."

During World War II Alland did technical photography for the War Department, receiving a commendation for this work. After another book My Dog Rinty was published, he left New York City to establish a school of photography, combined with a school of dance directed by his wife, Alexandra, a professional dancer and choreographer. (3) He then began to exhibit his own photographs and to collect glass plate negatives and vintage prints by significant photographers. He is perhaps best known for locating a collection of Jacob Riis negatives and making them available. In 1974 Aperture published his biography, Jacob A. Riis: Photographer and Citizen4. Because of his efforts in providing the Riis negatives to the Museum of the City of New York, that institution awarded a special commemorative medal to him in 1973. The Riis book was followed by two more studies of photographers, Jessie Tarbox Beals, First Woman News Photographer (5) and Heinrich Tonnies, Cartes de Visite Photographer Extraordinaire. (6)

Retrospective exhibitions of Alland's work were held in two major Danish museums in summer 1979 and he was honored for contributions to the cultural history of Denmark. In 1991 studies for his photomural work were included in an historical survey exhibition of American photomontage at the University of Maryland at College Park. (7).

Sources

1. My text is based upon the biographical information recorded on my taped interviews with Mr. Alland in this collection, but see also Bonnie Yochelson, The Committed Eye: Alexander Alland's Photography. New York: The Museum of the City of New York, Inc., 1991.

2. Merry A. Foresta, "Art and Document: Photography of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project," in Official Images: New Deal Photography (essays by Foresta, Pete Daniel, Maren Stange, and Sally Stein), Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1987, p. 153, based on an interview with Alland, January 1987.

3. Photographic historian Anne Peterson, contractor for three Archives Center photographic collection projects between 1986 and 1982, reports that she studied ballet as a child with Mrs. Alland.

4. Ibid.

5. Ibid.

6. Ibid

7. See catalog by Cynthia Wayne, Dreams, Lies, and Exaggeration: Photomontage in America. The Art Gallery, University of Maryland at College Park, 1991 (exhibition at the gallery Oct. 21 Dec. 20, 1991).
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center

Carlos de Wendler Funaro Gypsy Research Collection (AC0161)

Contains additional Alland photographs. De Wendler Funaro also photographed Steve Kaslov, his family, and his Bowery coppersmith workshop.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Alexander Alland, June 3, 1986.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Copyrighted material: photographs may not be reproduced without written permission from the Estate of Alexander Alland, Sr.
Topic:
Synagogues -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York, N.Y.  Search this
Newspapers -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Muslims -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Minorities -- Housing -- 1930-1940 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Minorities -- Housing -- 1930-1940 -- Virgin Islands  Search this
Judaism -- Customs and practices  Search this
Housing -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Immigrants -- 1930-1940 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Housing -- 1930-1940 -- Virgin Islands  Search this
Buddhism -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Catholic Church -- Liturgy  Search this
Chinese drama -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Churches -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Clergy -- 1930-1940 -- United States  Search this
Coppersmiths -- 1930-1950  Search this
Ethnic costume  Search this
Ethnic groups -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Falashas -- 1930-1940 -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Fortune-tellers -- Gypsies -- 1930-1940 -- United States  Search this
Pluralism  Search this
Poverty -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Virgin Islands  Search this
Printing -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Protestant churches -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Religious and ecclesiastical institutions -- Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- New York N.Y.  Search this
Singers -- 1930-1950  Search this
Synagogues -- 1930-1940 -- Virgin Islands  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Oral history -- 1980-1990
Interviews -- 1980-2000
Audio cassettes -- 1980-1990
Citation:
Alexander Alland, Sr., Photoprints, 1932-1943, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0204
See more items in:
Alexander Alland, Sr., Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0204
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Lookee [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Bogue's Soap  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
Image of friendly dog wearing a bell, cut out at outline, with all text on verso, which includes an image of a Chinese man's head with a long queue. "Lookee / No boilee! / Washee washee / Wellee / Quickee." is part of the text.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000096-1.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0060-0000096-2.tif (AC Scan No.)
General:
Soap, Box 1, Folder Boettcher.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
advertising -- 1890-1900  Search this
Racism  Search this
Soap  Search this
Dogs -- 1890-1920  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Soap, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Soap
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Soap / Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-soap-ref796
Online Media:

Little Mull and Her Pet Major [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Capital City Tea Co.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder Capital City
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
Front of trade card is color drawing of little girl in pink frock and white bonnet looking over a black dog facing left. Girl holds a rose in her hand. Back of trade card (and others by Capital City Tea Co.) has stamped logo. Teas and coffees listed on left and right, standing Asian man in middle holding box of tea in hand and on pole. Man wears hat, Asian garb, long moustache and queue.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000192 (AC Scan No.)

AC0060.0000193 (AC Scan No.)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
advertising  Search this
Tea  Search this
Coffee  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea / Business Records and Marketing Material / C
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-tea-ref636
Online Media:

Premium Catalogue [catalogue]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Eastern Estate Tea Co.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder Eastern Estate
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Catalogues
Scope and Contents:
Illustration, printed in red: Two men stand on either pole of an Asian gate, conversing. Man on left wears western hat, Asian garb and has cut hair. Man on right has Qing hat, Asian garb. Background contains mountain (Fuji?), pagoda, gate and river (with Asian-style boats).
Catalogue lists items that can be redeemed for booklets of company's trademarks. Same image used on 1909 catalogue.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000195 (AC Scan No.)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
advertising  Search this
Tea  Search this
Coffee  Search this
Spices  Search this
Imports  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Catalogues
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea / Business Records and Marketing Material / D-F
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-tea-ref638

The Best and the Cheapest [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Creator:
J.H. Bufford's Sons  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
Asian man with hand-pull cart being attacked by yellow dog. Fruit is falling out the back.
Arrangement:
Series: Tea, Box No. 5, Folder No. Stanton.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000200 (AC Scan No.)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
advertising  Search this
Dogs  Search this
Peasants  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea / Business Records and Marketing Material / S-T
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-tea-ref641

Ah-Chin-Chin His Voyage and Adventures [booklet]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Tower Tea  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Asians  Search this
Irish  Search this
Africans  Search this
Indians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Pamphlets
Scope and Contents:
Chinese man (Ah-Chin-Chin) in Qing dress using tea chest as a boat. This booklet details Ah-Chin-Chin's global voyage, during which he collects tea, coffee, exotic fruits and spices. Made by a British company but distributed in the U.S. as well.
Arrangement:
Series: Tea, Box No. 5, Folder Thomas-Tracy.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000205 (AC Scan No.)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Tea  Search this
advertising  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Travel  Search this
Genre/Form:
Pamphlets
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea / Business Records and Marketing Material / S-T
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-tea-ref646

Chinaman stepee on cat's tailee / and break Melican man's platee [caption at bottom] [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Union Pacific Tea Co.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 5, Folder Union Pacific Tea Co.
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
Chinese man with queue and cap, stepping on cat's tail (left foreground). In right background plates are falling. Image in red, blue and white--faded. On verso: Union's goods (tea, coffee, baking ingredients) in blue ink.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000206.tif (AC Scan No.: recto)

AC0060-0000207.tif (AC Scan No.: verso)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Tableware  Search this
advertising  Search this
Tea  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Coffee  Search this
Cats  Search this
Racism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea / Business Records and Marketing Material / Union Pacific Tea Company / Marketing Material / Trade Cards
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-tea-ref647
Online Media:

Melican Man he mus dlink Tea an den he get / so fat like me [caption at top of card] [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Union Pacific Tea Co.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 5, Folder Union Pacific Tea Co
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
Uncle Sam sitting on left, fat Chinese man on right, drinking tea, with teapot next to foot. Chinese man's back to viewer, wearing red shirt. Uncle Sam, in top hat, blue cutaway coat, and plaid pants, looks nervous or apprehensive.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000208.tif (AC Scan No.: recto)

AC0060-0000209.tif (AC Scan No.: verso)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
Racism  Search this
Coffee  Search this
Tea  Search this
advertising  Search this
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tea / Business Records and Marketing Material / Union Pacific Tea Company / Marketing Material / Trade Cards
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-tea-ref648
Online Media:

From the Far Corners of the Earth [catalogue]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Western Electric Company.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 4, Folder Western Electric
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Peruvians  Search this
Arabic  Search this
Indians  Search this
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Catalogues
Scope and Contents:
Black, red, white, grey coloring. Various peoples of the world gathered in triangular shape, all behind Chinese man holding pole over shoulders. In background is giant telephone, globe.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000186 (AC Scan No.)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
advertising  Search this
telephone  Search this
Genre/Form:
Catalogues
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Telephone, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Telephone
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Telephone / Business Records and Marketing Material / W
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-telephone-ref591

[Ethnic portraits on fan : cigar label]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
F. Heppenheimer's Sons  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper)
Container:
Box 15, Folder Heppenheimer's, F. and Sons
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Euro-Americans  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Cigar labels
Date:
[ca. 1879?]
Scope and Contents:
Cigar label depicts several different ethnic groups and a chimpanzee on a fan under the title, Professor Darwin.
Local Numbers:
AC Scan No. AC0060-0000065.tif (formerly 040060117.tif)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Chimpanzees  Search this
advertising -- Tobacco -- Cigars  Search this
Tobacco  Search this
Genre/Form:
Cigar labels
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tobacco Trade and Industry, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tobacco Trade and Industry
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Tobacco Trade and Industry / Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other / 4: Lithographs of Tobacco Labels / Heppenheimer, F.
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-tobacco-ref605

Half the People / in the World / Suffer from Some Form of Skin Disease [booklet]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Walker Pharmacal Co.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 48, Folder 2
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Native American  Search this
African  Search this
French  Search this
German  Search this
Russians  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Arabs  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Booklets
Scope and Contents:
Cover of booklet, with orange ink. Various nationalities and races drawn diagonally across cover, facing left. Contents include a two-page introduction, a testimonial about the usefulness and international acclaim of Pineoline, and a letter of recommendation from Japan.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000179, AC0060-0000180, AC0060-0000181 (AC Scan Nos.)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
advertising  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Skin -- Diseases  Search this
Genre/Form:
Booklets
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines / Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other / Manufacturers / Walker Pharmacal Company
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-patentmedicines-ref646
Online Media:

His First Temple Offering / The Joss Stick [calendar]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Antikamnia Chemical Co. (St. Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 10-5/8" x 8"..)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 31
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Calendars
Scope and Contents:
Reproduction of a painting of a boy in Asian costume, holding burning sticks of incense. Advertisement for Antikamnia five-grain and codeine, heroin, and quinine tablets, with 1903 calendar on verso. Image flush-mounted on cardboard with rounded corners.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000103-1.tif & AC0060-0000103-2.tif
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Heroin  Search this
Quinine  Search this
Incense  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Drugs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Calendars
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines / Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other / Manufacturers / Antikamnia Chemical Company
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-patentmedicines-ref642
Online Media:

Ask for the "American Enterprise" [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Wemple & Kronheim  Search this
Creator:
Funk & Lackey  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
Trade card shaped as fan. Two Chinese men in tan/white and blue designed robes face each other, talking, holding hands. Background is yellow, red and blue. Back has red text advertising Althrop's Constitutional Tonic.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000175 (AC Scan No.)

AC0060-0000176 (AC Scan No.)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Medicine  Search this
advertising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines / Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other / Manufacturers / Athrops Constitutional Tonic
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-patentmedicines-ref644
Online Media:

Fleury's Wa-Hoo Tonic [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Fleury Medicine Co.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 10, Folder 19
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
Chinese man/baby holding large, ovular white plate in left hand, across body, and chopsticks in right hand. He is looking right at a cat killing a mouse. Back of trade card has partially obscured text discussing the benefits of Wa-Hoo tonic.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000177 (AC Scan No.)

AC0060-0000178 (AC Scan No.)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
advertising  Search this
Cats  Search this
Mice  Search this
Food  Search this
Dinners and dining  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Patent Medicines / Business Records, Marketing Material, and Other / Manufacturers / Fleury's
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-patentmedicines-ref645
Online Media:

Uncle Sam / Supplying / the World / with Berry Bros. Hard Oil Finish [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Berry Brothers, Ltd. (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Lithographer:
Henry Seibert & Bro.  Search this
Names:
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
English  Search this
French  Search this
Irish  Search this
Russians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Place:
Detroit (Mich.)
Scope and Contents:
Uncle Sam in left handing out square cans of Hard Oil Finish to various nationalities. Possibly made for or distributed at the World's Fair in Chicago, 1893, although there is no evidence on the card itself.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000161-1.tif (AC Scan No.)

AC0060-0000161-2.tif (AC Scan No.)
General:
Paint, Box 1, Folder Berry Bros.
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Globalism  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
advertising  Search this
Paint  Search this
Varnish and varnishing  Search this
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints / 1: Business Records and Marketing Material / B
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-paints-ref615
Online Media:

Uncle Sam Supplying the World with / Berry Brothers' Architectural / Finishes. [Trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Berry Brothers, Ltd. (Detroit, Mich.)  Search this
Names:
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder Berry Bros
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
English  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Scottish  Search this
Dutch  Search this
Russians  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Place:
Detroit (Mich.)
Scope and Contents:
Uncle Sam at left giving John Bull some varnish. Other nationalities in background: Holland walking away at right with can of varnish. Back text lists four kinds of varnish for sale. Possibly made for or distributed at at the Chicago World's Fair of 1893, although there is no evidence of this connection on the card.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000166 (AC Scan No.)

AC0060-0000167 (AC Scan No.)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
advertising  Search this
Paint  Search this
Varnish and varnishing  Search this
Uncle Sam (Symbolic character) in art  Search this
John Bull (Symbolic character)  Search this
Globalism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints / 1: Business Records and Marketing Material / B
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-paints-ref616
Online Media:

Makee Fine Whitee Likee New Dress Shirtee [caption on one cartoon panel] [trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Illustrator:
Grump Label Co.  Search this
Vendor:
Urben, J.P. (Allegheny City, Pa.)  Search this
Advertiser:
Beymer, Bauman & Co. (Pittsburgh, Pa.)  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder Beymer
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
3 cartoon panels, advertising white lead paint. Each has a separate caption or text. Top left depicts 2 Caucasian men painting brick wall red. Top right depicts Chinese man painting green fence white. Bottom panel shows men (embodying states) dancing around a large bucket of white paint.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000168 (AC Scan No.)

AC0060-0000169 (AC Scan No.)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Paint  Search this
Lead  Search this
advertising  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards -- 19th century
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Paints / 1: Business Records and Marketing Material / B
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-paints-ref617

Kodak [catalogue]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Eastman Kodak Company  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 3, Folder Eastman Kodak 6
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Japanese  Search this
Asian (Asia)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Catalogues
Scope and Contents:
Cover illustration: Man in boots, brown coat and jacket holding length of film. Man in white (possibly Asian) running machine on other side of table. Characters on tent in background suggest Asian location, as well as vague architecture in background.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0000184 (AC Scan No., cover or catalog)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
advertising  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Photography  Search this
Tourism  Search this
Genre/Form:
Catalogues
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Photography, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Photography
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Photography / 1: Manufacturers and Dealers of Photographic Materials / Eastman Kodak Company
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-photography-ref542

[Libby McNeill and Libby Corned Cooked Beef Meat advertisement : trade card]

Topic:
Ethnic Imagery Project, Archives Center
Advertiser:
Libby, McNeill and Libby Meats  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Container:
Box 3, Folder Libby, McNeill and Libby
Culture:
Chinese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Trade cards
Scope and Contents:
Trade card featuring Chinese men dancing around while wearing product boxes as clothing. Caption: "John ate the delicious Meat, And it made him feel so good That he dressed himself for the fete, In the elegant can which contained Libby, McNeill and Libby's Cooked Corned Beef."
Local Numbers:
040060169.tif(AC Scan No.)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Business Advertising -- Meat  Search this
Meat  Search this
Genre/Form:
Trade cards
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Meat, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Meat
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Meat / Business Records and Marketing Material / Libby, McNeill, and Libby / General
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-meat-ref674

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