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Box 4267.003


Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

Mother's Day Advertisement, circa 1934

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file contains a card with an advertisement for the Fox Company of San Antonio, Texas. On the front is a picture of an elderly couple sitting together. The message on the other side urges readers to order film for a family photograph, and indicates that May 13 is Mother's Day.
Dates: circa 1934

Diaries of an Unknown Farmer, 1935-1936

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This file contains two year-long diaries of a farmer's activities written in promotional pocket notebooks printed by Planters Exclusive Burley Floor of Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
Dates: 1935-1936

The White House Store Invoice, 1937

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents This file contains an invoice listing materials ordered for The White House, a store in New Albany, Indiana, including organdy, socks, soap, and umbrellas. Under the name of The White House Store, at the top of the invoice, is printed: S.W. Newburger and Co. Incorporated.
Dates: 1937

Rooming House Notice, circa 1940

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents This file contains a notice to rooming house tenants about the rules that must be followed, and the weekly rent for one person ($6.00), issued by the Rooming House Adjustment Bureau in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dates: circa 1940

Ration Book Holder , circa 1940s

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents This file contains an empty ration certificate case issued compliments of The Virginia House Shop, United Furniture Stores, Inc., Bristol, Virginia.
Dates: circa 1940s

Letters to Sophie M. Taylor, 1941, 1944, 1951

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents This file contains five typed letters to Miss Sophie M. Taylor of Woodhull, Illinois, from two individuals at companies in Kansas regarding the lease or sale of land for oil and gas speculation. Two of the letters are from M. K. Cardell at Citizens State/Exchange Bank in Little River, Kansas, sent in 1941 and 1944. Three are from Earl M. Knighton, Oil and Gas Leases, Wichita, Kansas.
Dates: 1941, 1944, 1951

Postcard to H. Waruke of Waruke and Sons Nurseries, 1944 September 28

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents This file contains one postcard to Mr. H. Warucke of Waruke and Sons Nurseries in Toledo, Ohio, from Lillian C. Schroeder of Toledo. Schroeder asks Warucke to come "trim the hedge, if you feel able."
Dates: 1944 September 28

Richard A. Geuss Letters, 1947 July 14

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents This file contains two letters from Richard A. Geuss to the editors of the Lenora News and the Hill City Times newspapers, both of Kansas. He encloses the text of an advertisement for land that he wishes to sell in Graham County and asks that it be placed in the papers for a specified period of time.
Dates: 1947 July 14

Alex Rice Store Stationery , undated

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents This file contains two pieces of stationery depicting the front of the Alex Rice clothing store in Montgomery, Alabama, with the slogan: "Your money's worth or your money back."
Dates: undated

United Firemen's Insurance Company of Philadelphia Ink Blotter , undated

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents This file contains a cardboard ink blotter with a picture of a horse-drawn fire truck and the logo for United Firemen's Insurance Company of Philadelphia. The blotter also lists the name of Robertson Bank's Insurance Agency, Agents, Demopolis, Alabama.
Dates: undated

Popsicle Bag, undated

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents This file contains a two-color printed popsicle bag manufactured by Ewing-Von Allmen Dairy Company, Louisville, Kentucky. The bag depicts a character named "Popsicle Pete" and says, "Save these bags for swell gifts."
Dates: undated

Psalm 23 Bookmark, undated

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents This file contains a cloth bookmark bearing the text of Psalm 23. The bottom of the bookmark advertises Charles A. Morrison Funeral Home, Oil City, Pennsylvania.
Dates: undated

I. C. Van Der Karr Letter, 1945-09-29

 File — Box: 4267.003, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents This file contains one letter written on business letterhead from I. C. Van Der Karr in Kankakee, Illinois, to Agnes M. Wert in Des Moines, Iowa, concerning the latter's purchase of a grave marker for a deceased family member in the St. Anne Cemetery. Van Der Karr gives a price for his services and asks for confirmation of the marker's inscription.
Dates: 1945-09-29