Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Advertising cards and ephemera collection
Collection — Folder S3117
Scope and Contents This collection includes advertising cards, tickets, calling cards, a postcard, and pamphlets from various businesse enterprises and organizations in Indianapolis, Indiana and New York, New York, ranging from circa 1860 to 1935 regarding products such as tonics and curatives, soap, coffee, and tickets to fairs and sporting, club, and public speaking events. Many of the cards appear to have been removed from a scrapbook.
Dates: circa 1860-1935
Advertising cards collection
Collection — Folder S3144
Scope and Contents This collection includes advertising cards, tickets, brochures and other ephemeral items from merchants and event planners in Indiana, Kansas, Michigan and Missouri, ranging from 1887 to 1976 regarding advertising for products and services as well as special events.
Dates: 1887-1976, undated
Bartel and Schuck family photograph collection
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographs originally from 2 photograph albums of the Bartel and Schuck families in the 19th century. Although many of the images are undated and unidentified, included was an envelope addressed to Harry and his mother, Mary Bartel. Also included is a calling card for Mary, clippings, advertising cards, and a photographic postcard. Many of the photographs are stamped from studios in Indianapolis, Indiana and Auglaize County, Ohio. Most of the photographs are...
Dates: circa 1860-circa 1900
Bass Photo Company advertisements
Collection — Folder S1684
Scope and Contents This collection contains advertising cards for the Bass Photo Company, including one from 1921 with pictures from 1856 and 1921 of Pennsylvania Street looking north from Washington Street in Indianapolis; a 1924 card with pictures taken from the same view from 1850, 1908 and 1924; and a card with an image of the frontporch area of a home, possibly Herbert Keller's, with the caption "Bass Photo Company, Commercial Photographs, The Photo Sells the Goods" and information about the company's...
Birdsell Manufacturing Company colletion
Collection — Folder S120
Scope and Contents The collection contains a color illustrated greeting card and small leather change purse from Birdsell Manufacturing ranging from circa 1888-1965.
Dates: circa 1888-1965
Captain John L. Tyler advertising card
Collection — Folder S1325
Scope and Contents This advertising card states, "The Well-Known Card Writer and Penman, Captain Tyler, Teacher of Penmanship, Fort Wayne, Ind. Public Schools." On the back, it says "Mr. Dunn. Please have the slates ready for me Wednesday afternoon first thing at 1:30 and oblige. Respt. Capt. Tyler."
Dates: circa 1880-1900s
Carroll and Mima Johnson collection
Collection — Folder S2271
Scope and Contents This collection contains several items from Carroll and Mima Johnson of Bedford, Indiana, including two essays written by Mary Francis Glover regarding the Jamestown Settlement (April 10, 1871) and Mammoth Cave (May 30, 1873); a circular advertisement for "Object-Lessons in Physiology," a book written by Dr. Hamilton Stillson of Bedford to help common school teachers teach physiology to beginners without a textbook (circa 1884); an envelope addressed to J. M. Johnson (May 16, 1884); a receipt...
Dates: 1871-circa 1909
Crown Potteries Company employee photograph collection
Collection — Folder SP045
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photograph, small photograph album, and two copies of an advertisement from Crown Potteries Company in Evansville, Indiana and Mammoth Cave in Kentucky ranging from 1935 to 1952 regarding the company, its employees, and the city of Evansville. The single photograph shows a large group of men, women, and children, probably Crown Potteries Co. employees and their families, at the entrance sign for Mammoth Cave in Kentucky, around the 1930s. The album appears to be from...
Dates: circa 1930
Gilliland Electric Manufacturing Company collection
Collection — Folder S0515
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an undated advertising card for the Gilliland Electric Manufacturing Company. The card is advertising for “improvements in telephonic apparatus.”
Hamilton County collection
Collection — Folder S1668
Scope and Contents This collection contains three circa 1880-1889 trading cards from Westfield, Indiana businesses, including one from T.T. Bray, dealer in staples and fancy groceries, advertising Alden Fruit Vinegar; one from D.J. Mendenhall, druggist, advertising Stearns’ “Amorita” perfume; and another presented by D.J. Mendenhall and Company with an advertisement for Dr. D. Jayne’s Tonic Vermifuge. The collection also includes a dog tax tag from 1946 and a 1973 Hamilton County sesquicentennial medal.
Dates: circa 1880-1973
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Hamilton County collection