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Items with subject 'Advertising'

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Allen Family Collection

by Allen, LarryMills, George S. (1904 – 1995)

2 boxes,  1 oversize box (1.25 linear feet)

This is a collection of maps, postcards, flyers, catalogs and other local ephemera accumulated by Florence Elizabeth Pruitt (Allen) over the course of her life. The date range of the materials runs from 1904 to 1995.

Associated Subjects: Advertising • Agriculture • Postcards • Business • Poultry
Identifier: 2011.002
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Album de la Revolucion Cubana, 1952-1959

by Picart, J.M.; Jimenez, Mario (1960)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

This album, published by Editorial Echevarria in 1960 for the Ministry of Commerce, consists of trading cards that consumers collected when purchasing goods from the CIA Industrial Empacadora de Dulces, S.A.. Each trading card, complete with illustrations of the revolution's leaders and major figures, includes an explanatory subtitle that tells the story of the Cuban Revolution from 1952 to 1959. Illustrations by J.M. Picart and text by Mario Jimenez.

Associated Subjects: Politics • Military History • Advertising • Graphic Arts
Identifier: SC2016.091
Repository: Special Collections
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American Homefront Second World War Ephemera

by Unknown (1941 – 1945)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These advertising cards, patches, and tickets were created on the American homefront during the Second World War. Each ephemeral item depicts different aspects to war support such as victory bonds, war dances, and auxiliary corps.

Associated Subjects: Clubs • Economics • World War, 1939-1945 • Advertising • Graphic Arts • Military History
Identifier: SC2015.059
Repository: Special Collections
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Atlantic Hotel Advertisement

by The Atlantic Hotel (1900s)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains an early 20th-century advertisement for the Atlantic Hotel in Chincoteague, Virginia.

Associated Subjects: Advertising
Identifier: 2006.165
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Black Americana Trade and Post Cards

by Unknown (1906 – 1908)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These postcards depict racist views of African Americans in the early 20th Century. Various stereotypes and racial slurs are present throughout the postcards such as African Americans with watermelons and a picture of Uncle Tom.

Associated Subjects: Postcards • Racism • Advertising • African American History
Identifier: SC2013.011
Repository: Special Collections
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Black Americana Trade Cards

by Unknown (circa 1880s)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These Black American Trade Cards were used to advertise various businesses and products in the 1880s. The images on the cards' front show racist depictions of African American people.

Associated Subjects: Advertising • African American History • Racism
Identifier: SC2013.072
Repository: Special Collections
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Black Americana Trade Cards (2)

by Unknown (circa 1880s)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

These 14 trade cards were used to advertised businesses around the 1880s. Each depicts black individuals, most of which are racist representations.

Associated Subjects: Racism • Advertising • African American History
Identifier: SC2015.043
Repository: Special Collections
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Book of Cuts

by Tingle Printing Co. (circa 1920s)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains "A Book of Cuts", by the Tingle Printing Company in Pittsville, MD. The purpose of this book was to show off different advertisements done in previous years by the Printing Company. While there is no date the checks in the back of the book are dated for some time in the 1920s.

Associated Subjects: Advertising • Photography • Farm Life • Horticulture
Identifier: 2007.136
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment

Bountiful Ridge Nurseries Advertisement

by Unknown (circa 1950s)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains an advertisement for the new Devoe Pear circa 1950 by Bountiful Ridge Nurseries.

Associated Subjects: Advertising • Agriculture
Identifier: 2007.103
Repository: Local History Archives
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Calendar Collection

by Chamberlin, Robert L. JrCopr 1979 Shaw-BartonWashington, George (1925 – 1953)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

This collection contains an Automemories of the Nineteen Twenty-five, The Men's Shop, and an Farm Bureau Insurance calendars.

Associated Subjects: Advertising
Identifier: 2007.048
Repository: Local History Archives
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Christmas Advertisment collection

by Keystone Flashing CompanyMatthews Poultry, Inc.Somerset Painters and Decorators, Inc. (1950 – 1959)

1 folder (0.01 linear feet)

Christmas Advertisement collection documents the type of greetings local Eastern Shore businesses would give to their customers; the velvet bound publications include holiday greetings and stories about Christmas, 1950-1959.

Associated Subjects: Advertising
Identifier: 2015.091
Repository: Local History Archives
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Clement I. and Mary O. Gaskill Collection

by Ralph and Gaskill, Incorporated (1956 – 1982)

2 boxes,  4 oversize boxes (7 linear feet)

This collection contains publications, blueprints, and scrapbooks of Clement I. and Mary O. Gaskill. The records relate to Ralph and Gaskill, Inc., a retail menswear store was located in Salisbury. The collection includes advertising and trade publications related to menswear, as well as store administrative records. The store advertised their "Name Brand" products heavily, and the materials include examples of print ads from brands such as Botany 500 suits, Stetson hats, and Haggar clothing.

Associated Subjects: Advertising • Business • Fashion
Identifier: 2000.003
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment