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Indianapolis business and trade cards

 Collection — Folder: S2540
Identifier: S2540
Scope and Contents This collection contains business and trade cards ranging from 1887 to 1908 and undated from businesses, proprietors and local agents for out-of-town companies that engaged in commerce in Indianapolis, Indiana. The cards advertise a variety of businesses, including dry goods stores, clothing stores, shoe stores, florists, druggists, dentists, coffee dealers, and wagon and farm implement dealers. Some products advertised on the cards include the Esterly binder, Fleichmann & Co. yeast, the...
Dates: 1887-1908, undated

Mitchell family collection

 Collection — Folder: S2506
Identifier: S2506
Scope and Contents This collection contains an assortment of printed flyers, advertisements, trade cards, and copies of genealogical material ranging from 1899 to 1922 regarding farming, agriculture, and family life. The family history material consist of a biography of Chalkley Emerson Hunt (1842-1918) and autobiographical reminscences of an unnamed person. Among the printed items are publications from Hoosier Mineral Feed, Indiana Mutual Cylone Insurance Co., E. Rauh & Sons Animal Feed Co., and Swine...
Dates: 1899-1922

Schnull-Krag Coffee Company trade cards

 Collection — Folder: S2547
Identifier: S2547
Scope and Contents This collection includes thirteen trade cards from the Schnull-Krag Coffee Company of Indianapolis, Indiana (circa 1880s). Varying in size, most of the cards promote the company's Standard Coffee, touting it as the "Best Package Coffee on Earth." Two cards of special note have pictures of ladies in formal gowns, wearing white gloves and holding fans and were used to promote the company's "High Grade Windsor Mocha and Java" and "Best Java" coffees.
Dates: circa 1880s