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business cards

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Small cards produced since the 19th century bearing the name and address of a business concern and one of its representatives, and intended more for information than advertisement.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

L. J. Strait Business Card

 Item — Box 1 of 1: [Barcode: 31141024407277]
Identifier: RH-A-4294
Scope and Contents

This collection features a single business card belonging to Lacelle (LaSalle) J. Strait (1861-1950) of Kalamazoo, Michigan for a Specialty Manufacturing Company ca. 1897 that manufactured tubular well brass cylinders and valves.

Dates: approximately 1897

Strumatica Business Card

Identifier: RH-A-4021
Scope and Contents Advertising card for a product called Strumatica. The title of the card is "Removal – Strumatica" in bold print followed by text with three sentences stating that this product, first made and sold in 1879 from Dr. Austin's home. According to the advertising card, John Gates moved the business to Chicago in 1886. The card also states that he remained in Chicago until November of 1904 when he moved back to Kalamazoo due to his declining health. He passed away the next...
Dates: 1905