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advertising cards

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Cards distributed by merchants or manufacturers to advertise or promote their business or product, sometimes as premiums.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Wolbers Collection

Identifier: RH-A-3589
Scope and Contents The Wolbers opened the first shopping center in Portage; it was first opened as a general store in 1916. This store was also the first Spartan store in portage. The Wolbers owned and operated this store, Wolbers for 51 years until June of 1967. Wolbers sold a variety of things from grocery items to other items such as garden tools, auto supplies and gas. Henry Wolbers and his parents moved from the Netherlands with him in 1897. Henry met his wife Etta in Portage and opened Wolbers general...