SpColl 32: Advertising Trade Cards

The following is the inventory of our Advertising Trade Card Collection. A popular form of advertising in the late 19th century, these cards are primarily from the 1870's to early in the 20th century. However, there are a few more modern forms of advertising or "business cards" included throughout the collection.

Animal & Animal Products

  • Miles Englis with J.V. DeGroff, New York, NY (3 cards)
  • Shubert American Raw Furs, Chicago, IL (2 cards)
  • Elm House (D.C. Hathaway, Proprietor), Brunswick, ME (1 card)
  • Farmers’ Fertilizer Co., Syracuse, NY (1 card)
  • John Ruszits Fur Co., New York, NY (1 card)
  • Redwood, the Celebrated Trotting Bred Stallion (owned by E.J. Meyers), Aurora, IL, ©1887 (1 card)
  • Henry Oliver, West’s Mills, ME (1 card)
  • A.L. Frankenthal, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • M. McLeod, East Orange, NJ (1 card)

Clothing

  • Babbitt & Chapin, Clothiers, Springfield, MA (6 cards)
  • Lowell & Lowell, Lewiston, ME (3 cards)
  • Sagamore Clothing House (using American Puzzle Cards), Haverhill, MA, ©1880 (3 cards)
  • M.S. Bly, Gloucester, MA (2 cards)
  • Wm. H. Palmer & Son, Salem, MA (1 card)
  • T. & W.R. Carnahan (for Chicago Corset Co.), Findlay, OH (1 card)
  • Bicknell & Neal, Lewiston, ME (1 card)
  • A. Bernstein (for Chicago Corset Co.), Boston, MA, [©1881] (1 card)
  • Ad for celluloid collars, cuffs, and shirt bosoms with small individual riding a frog on verso (1 card)
  • Runnells & Chase, Nashua, NH
  • Phil P. Getchell, Lewiston, ME
  • E.M. Platt, [S.l.] (1 card)
  • Benny Desenberg (using a Puzzle Card), Akron, OH (1 card)
  • Henry Beckman, Cleveland, OH, ©1883 (1 card)
  • W.H. Doll, Syracuse, NY (1 card)
  • Naumkeag Clothing Co., Salem, MA (1 card)
  • Arthur E. Greene with Rockwell & White, Utica, NY (1 card)
  • Mrs. E.S. Vaughan, Bridgewater, MA (1 card)
  • Frank Cousin’s BEE-HIVE, Salem, MA (1 card)
  • Mrs. S.A. Cannan, Van Ettenville, NY (1 card)
  • J.W. Perkins, Lewiston, ME (1 card)
  • Mrs. Damon, Pittsfield, MA (1 card)
  • Favorite Knitting Mills & Sport Goods, Cleveland, OH, c1924 (1 card)
  • J.A. Russell & Co. (using American Puzzle Cards), East Pepperell, MA, ©1880 (1 card)
  • A.N. Cook & Co. (using American Puzzle Cards), Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Royce & Dewey (for Dr. Warner’s Corset), Bellows Falls, VT (1 card)
  • G.V.S. Quackenbush & Co. (1 card)
  • Dence Truss (1 card)
  • A.M. Elkins, Adams, IN (1 card)
  • Boston & Meriden Clothing Co., Meriden (1 card)

Coffee/Tea/Spice

  • Woolson Spice Co. (most for Lion Coffee), Toledo, OH, ©1890-1895 (24  cards)
  • Arbuckle Brothers Coffee Co., New York, NY, ©1890 (3 cards)
  • C.D. Kenny, [S.l.] (2 cards)
  • The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, Cleveland, OH & New York, NY (3 cards)
  • Mokaska Coffee (2 cards)
  • The Ohio Coffee and Spice Co., Columbus, OH (2 cards)
  • El Triunfo Plantation Coffees, Sierra Madre Mountains (1 card)
  • Union Pacific Tea Co., Salem, MA (1 card)
  • Tracy & Avery (Sarica Coffee) (1 card)
  • Dilworth’s Coffee (1 card)
  • Old Reliable Coffee (horoscope card for September), (1 card)
  • E. Levering & Co., Baltimore, MD (1 card)
  • Toledo Spice Co. (1 card)
  • The Dayton Spice Mills Co., Dayton, OH (1 card)
  • Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., New York, NY, ©1883 (1 card)

Cologne & Perfume

  • E.W. Hoyt & Co., Lowell, MA, ©1891 (6 cards, each card with a different proprietor)
  • W.J. Austen & Co., Oswego, NY (2 cards)
  • Solon Palmer, New York, NY (2 cards)
  • Trix Perfume the Breath (1 card)

Dishware

  • Mooney, Wasleigh & Co., Salem, MA (1 card)
  • Acme Department Store, Morgantown, WV, c1907 (1 card)
  • Plateria “Taxco” Silvershop, Mexico (1 card)
  • J.E. Caldwell & Co., Philadelphia, PA (1 card)
  • D.W. True & Co., Portland, ME (1 coupon)
  • Geo. W. Fuller, Salem, MA (1 card)

Flowers

  • D.M. Ferry & Co., Detroit, MI, ©1889 (4 cards)
  • Henry Poor (florist), Salem, MA (2 cards)
  • Campuzano Bros. (1 card)
  • McGee & Geary, Salem, MA (1 card)
  • N.J. Herrick, Springfield, MA (1 card)
  • Haddock’s Cards (1 card)

General Stores & Other Retailers

  • S.M. Morse, Nashua, N.H. (8 cards)
  • Stearn & Co., Cleveland, OH (2 cards)
  • J.D. Hoffman, Hackettstown, N.J. (1 card)
  • Lish & White, Essex, IL (1 card)
  • Ye Olde Curiosity Shop (J.E. Standley, Prop’r.), Seattle, WA (1 card)
  • F.H. Brown & Co., Blissfield, MI (1 card)
  • T.W. Tyler & Co., Lynn, MA (1 card)
  • Wm. H. Zinn, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • W.D. Kinsman, Springfield, MA, ©1880 (1 card)
  • A.B. Richardson, Chelsea, MA. (1 card)
  • Jewett’s News Depot, Portland, ME (1 card)
  • W.A. French & Co., Camden, NJ (1 card)
  • Tajdeen, Delhi, Dalhousie (1 card)
  • Charles F. Saul (Seeds, Hardware & c.), Syracuse, NY, ©1883 (1 card)
  • Samuel Alexander & Charles B. Penrose (goods bought from George Gaullagher), ©1825 (1 card)
  • Mazzantini fur manufacturer, Rome, Italy (1 card)
  • H.W. Robinson & Co., Brockton, [MA?], (1 card)
  • Maumee Valley Flea Market, Maumee, OH (1 card)
  • M.F. Payne, Gardiner, ME (1 card)
  • Valentine’s, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Charles Naylor, Philadelphia, PA (1 card)

Grocery/Food

  • Voigt Milling Company, Grand Rapids, MI (3 cards)
  • Foulds Milling Co., Cincinnati, OH, ©1900, (letter cards for WHEAT GERM promotion – library has the letters W, H (2), E (4), T (5), R) – (13 cards total)
  • J.C. Grant Baking Powder Co., Chicago, IL (2 cards)
  • E. Dwinell, Lynn, [MA?] (5 cards)
  • Prof. Horsford’s baking powder, 2 different dealers (one in Litchfield Plains, ME), ©1884 (2 cards)
  • Ohio Dairy Co., Toledo, OH (2 cards)
  • Beech-Nut, Canajoharie, NY (3 store coupons)
  • Bartlett & Dennis (card for Dwight’s Soda), Gardiner, ME (2 cards)
  • Goudy & Kent’s Fine Confectionery (2 cards)
  • Buitoni-Perugina, New York, NY (3 “figurettes” cards)
  • Miles Englis , with J.V. DeGroff, New York, NY (2 cards)
  • J.M. Alkins, Philadelphia, PA (1 card)
  • Wheatlet breakfast food, Lockport, NY (1 card)
  • L.G. Kunze, Chicago, IL (1 card)
  • Halter & Gerry, Aurora, IL (1 card)
  • N.K. Fairbank Company, Chicago, IL (1 card)
  • S.A. Hall, Cambridgeport, [MA?] (1 card)
  • Wm. D. Lufkin, Gloucester, MA (1 card)
  • G.S. Barnes & Co., Binghamton, NY (1 card)
  • W.G. Henry, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Curtis, Redd & Co., Boston, MA (1 card)
  • C.W. Gilbert, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • C. Manegold Milling Co., Milwaukee, WI (1 card)
  • Pure Gold Mfg. Co, Fairport, NY (1 card)
  • W.H. Gobel Steam Bakery, [NY, NY?] (1 card)
  • Quaker Oats (1 card)
  • Mayers & McQueen, Schenectady, NY (1 card)
  • Valentine’s Preparation Meat Juice (1 card)
  • Isaac Harter Company, Fostoria, OH, ©1892 (1 card)
  • F. Leonard, Bridgewater, MA (1 card)
  • C.B. Coburn & Co., Lowell, MA (1 card)
  • Harrison’s Pan-Cake Flour and Self-Raising Buckwheat (1 card)
  • Goldsmith’s for Holiday Goods (1 card)
  • ? & Butt and Co. Dry Goods, 346 Main St. [S.l.], ©1879 (1 card)
  • H. Hohorst, Greenwich St. [ NY, NY?] (1 card)
  • American Biscuit Co., San Francisco, CA (1 card with 3 “Uncle Sam’s Fighters”, U.S. Army)
  • Geo. E. Cutler, New York, NY, ©1926 (1 card)
  • Starbase-1 (Star Trek Gourmet Foods), Henderson, NV, ©1998 (1 card)
  • Royal Milling Co. (Ben-Hur Flour), Minneapolis, MN (1 card)
  • Duluth Imperial Mill Co., Duluth, MN (1 card)
  • H-O Co., Buffalo, NY (1 card)
  • Borden Company (1 card shaped like a milk bottle and eggs)
  • Joseph A. Hart & Co., Boston, MA (1 card)
  • J. Oppenheim, New York, NY (1 card)
  • W. Stevens, Zanesville, OH (1 card)
  • Bond Bread, Hoppy’s Favorite (1 card)

Home Furnishings

  • Providence Furniture Co, Providence, RI (4 cards)
  • Donaldson Brothers, New York, NY (for the Cowperthwaits’ Home Furnishers & Interior Decorators), ©1882 (2 cards)
  • R. Hollings & Co., Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Atkinson House Furnishing Co., Portland, ME, ©1889 (1 card)
  • Wakefield Rattan Company, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Braided Edge Mexican Hammock, [S.l.], ©1882, 1883 (1 card)
  • Marble Emporium, Agra Cantt., India (1 card)
  • Trowbridge & Jones, West Winstead, CT (1 card)
  • Indiana Furniture Company, Ft. Wayne, IN, ©1847 (1 card)
  • Preble & Keene, Gardiner, ME, ©1882 (1 card)
  • Taylorbilt Company, Inc., Cleveland, OH (1 card)

Hotels

  • Hotel Astor, Paris, France (2 cards)
  • Hillmans Hotel, Bremen, Germany (2 cards)
  • Elsmert Hall, Bronx, NY (1 reservation card)
  • Raymond’s Vacation Excursions (1 card)
  • Nantasket Hotel, Nantasket Beach, MA/Young’s Hotel, Boston, MA, ©1880 (1 card)
  • Driftwood Motor Lodge, Fayetteville, NC (1 card)
  • Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid, NY (1 card)
  • “The Den” (Smugglers Notch), Stowe, VT (1 card)
  • The Falstaff (English Country Hotels Ltd.), Canterbury, England (1 card)
  • Lariat Motel, Ft. Collins, CO (1 card)
  • Allen’s Devils Lake Hotel, Devils Lake, MI (1 card)
  • Highfield Cabins, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (1 card)
  • Province House (the Centennial House), Boston, MA, ©1876 (1 card)
  • Cumberland Motor Court, Crossville, TN (1 card)
  • Mission Bell Hotel, Daly City, CA (1 card)
  • Camps and Parking Space at Base Station of Mt. Washington Log[?] R.R. (1 card)
  • The Balsams, Dixville Notch, NH (1 pamphlet)

Jewelry/Tailoring/Millinery

  • Peabody’s, Salem, MA (11 cards)
  • Andrew J. Tuck, East Pepperell, MA (2 cards)
  • Mrs. E.S. Vaughan, Bridgewater, MA (2 cards)
  • St. Joachim Bazar, Boston, MA (3 cards)
  • Billings & Lamson, Boston, MA (3 cards)
  • Skinner & Sweet, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • M.S. Bly, Gloucester, MA (1 card)
  • Tremont Bazar, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Henry B. Greene w/ Rowe Brothers, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • A. Walker, Salem, MA (1 card)
  • J.J. Bigelow, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • M. Isenthal (library copy has handwritten correction, but is unrecognizable), Toledo, OH (1 card)
  • A.P. Hendrick, Nashua, NH (1 card)
  • Merriam, Xavier & Boehme, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Wood’s Jewelry Store, Lowell, MA (1 card)
  • Wm. A Dwight, New Britain, [S.l.?] (1 card)
  • Zolotas (1 card)
  • Okubo Brothers, Tokyo, Japan
  • Geo. Myers, Fort Scott, KS (1 card)
  • “Watch to be on time and present every Sunday” (1 card)
  • D.E. Carter, Watchmaker and Jeweler, Traverse City, Michigan (1 card)
  • Joe, The Tailor, Chicago, IL (1 card)
  • Mrs. S.O. Winter, Fashionable Milliner, Hallowell, ME (1 card)

Medicine (Envelope 1)

  • Red Cross Cough Drops (4 cards)
  • Ayer’s, Lowell, MA (8 cards)
  • B.T. Babbitt’s, New York, NY (2 cards)
  • Schenck’s Family Medicines (1 card has “for sale by J.W. Hunt”), [S.l.?] (3 cards)
  • Hood’s Sarsaparilla (for sale by C.I. Hood & Co.), Lowell, MA (4 cards)
  • Dr. Thomas’ Eclectric Oil, [S.l.?] (2 cards)
  • Dr. Seth Arnold’s Balsam, [S.l.?] (2 cards)
  • Old Dr. Goodhue’s Root & Herb Bitters, [S.l.?] (1 card)

Medicine (Envelope 2)

  • Dr. Jayne’s Sanative Pills (library copy is not in good shape), 1879 (1 card)
  • Gombault’s Caustic Balsam, 1881 (1 card)
  • Scott’s Emulsion (Scott & Browne), New York, NY (1 card)
  • Peerless Corn Curative
  • Warner’s Log Cabin Remedies, [S.l.?] (1 card)
  • Hall’s Vegetable Sicilian Hair Renewer (R.P. Hall & Co., Nashua, NH (2 cards)
  • Jayne’s Tonic Vermifuge (D.W. Emerson), Duplain, MI (1 card)
  • Woodford’s, Deering, ME (1 card)
  • A. Davis Ashley’s Honey Balsam (1 card)
  • Burdock Blood Bitters (1 card)
  • Dr. Hand’s Remedies for Children (1 card)
  • Bromo-Seltzer (Emerson Drug Co) (1 card)
  • E.C. Abbey, Buffalo, NY, 1879 (1 card)
  • C.S. Denham, East Pepperell, MA (for Tarrant’s Seltzer Aperient) (1 card)
  • B.F. Simons, West Mill Grove, OH (for Dr. D. Jayne’s Expectorant) (1 card)
  • H.S. Goodridge, Lynn, MA (for Excelsior Tooth Powder) (1 card)
  • Luscomb’s Syrup of Tar, Wild Cherry & Tolu (1 card)
  • D. Gilbert, Vanlue, OH (for Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound) (1 card)
  • Merchant’s Gargling Oil Liniment, Lockport, NY (1 card)
  • Faith Whitcomb’s Balsam (1 card)
  • J. H. Jenks, Plano, IL (for Red Star Cough Cure) (1 card)
  • J.D. Larkin & Co., Buffalo, NY (for Boraxine), 1882 (1 card)
  • Cheeseborough Manfg. Co., New York, NY (for Vaseline) (1 card)
  • Hires’ Cough Cure (1 card)
  • McNeil Medicine Co., Harrisburg, PA (for Dr. T.S. McNeil’s Paint Exterminator) (1 card)
  • Fleming Bros., Pittsburgh, PA (for Dr. G. M’Lane’s celebrated liver pills) (1 card)
  • Kennedy & Co., Pittsburg, PA (for Carboline for the Hair) (1 card)
  • A. Huntington, Deering, ME (1 card)
  • C.E. Davis & Co., Apothecaries, [S.l.] (1 card – most of verso of card is obscured by stuck-on paper)

Miscellaneous (Envelope 1)

  • L.B. Betts, Chewsville, MD (for Gilbert’s Lightning Insect Powder) (1 card)
  • Lakeview Trust and Savings Bank, Chicago, IL (1 card)
  • Large dog reclining with paper between paws (1 card)
  • “We came from 170 Essex St., Salem”, Salem, MA, 1879 (4 cards)
  • Various cards of various sizes with Bible verses along with graphics (22 cards)
  • “Depart from Evil”, scenic background with blue ink and an inset of a cat’s face in sepia tones (1 card)
  • Various cards with pictures of various sizes, most with no text
    • Boy and girl at the beach
    • Two male individuals with the numbers “1021 275” printed on bottom of card
    • Woman in dark green dress and hat with a white plume, has gloves on and a riding crop in her hand
    • Man seated on a stage with two other smaller men on his lap (on back of card there is printed “Muldoon’s Picnic at Opera House, Wednesday evening, Dec. 21, ‘81” – other text is sporadic)
    • Silhouette portrait
    • Mother and baby girl at shoe store with salesman (text reads “Baby’s First Shoes” at bottom of picture
    • Boy and girl – boy has shoe that the girl is trying on – girl has wings on her back and a wand in her hand
    • Girl watching a chicken hatch out of an egg
    • Scenic log cabin with snow
    • Children waking as Santa Claus comes down the chimney
    • Picture of pumpkin
    • Picture of pink mushrooms with a piece of paper between them and a blue bug at bottom of picture
    • Two little girls, one with a long blue dress on with a long train, the other in a brown dress
    • Picture of pears
    • Picture of peaches
    • Three women and one little girl on wash day – text says “Tuesday” at bottom of picture
    • Three boys, one on racing vehicle pulled behind 4 rabbits
    • Child juggling a tube of something on his/her feet
    • Picture of a white dog
    • Set of 4 table setting pictures with various flowers in vases, candy and fruit dishes, baskets of bread, and other food items (4 cards)
    • Cards with 3 women and 1 to 2 children depicting wash day – each card with a different day of the week written on the bottom (Monday and Tuesday) (2 cards)
    • Cat striking out at a bird amidst flowers
    • Little girl laying on a large dog
    • Small cherub or harlequin holding a hoop with frogs jumping through it
    • Small white dog looking through a fence with pink roses growing on it
    • Christmas picture depicting baby Jesus (as a small child) smiling down on another small child and a taller angel in a green robe
    • Small black and white dog licking an ice cream cone
  • Picture of a yellow shoe and blue flowers with “Slipper Chromo., 25 for 10 Cents” on it
  • Picture of 3 striped kittens with the words “A joyful New Year!” at bottom of card
  • Two cards with a small boy lowering a spider toward a large cat under a bench with 4 kittens on it – one card has the word “Harmony” at the bottom and the cats haven’t seen the spider yet – other card has the word “Discord” at the bottom and the large cat has seen the spider and arched its back and the boy is smiling
  • Art Wire and Stamping Co., Newark, NJ (1 card)
  • Magic & Joke Shop, Columbus, OH (1 card)
  • Club Bub, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc., Chicago, IL (1 card)
  • The Attic R.B. List, Madison, IN (1 card)
  • St. Mary’s Parish House, Elgin, IL (1 death announcement)

Miscellaneous (Envelope 2)

  • Royal Glue (2 cards)
  • Willie F. Leonard, “Bracket and Fancy Sawing”, Bridgewater, MA (2 cards)
  • Picture of 6 different kinds of tropical birds, labeled in Dutch, verso has text in Dutch as well
  • Aaron Burkinshaw, American Pen. Pocket and Shoe Knives, Pepperell, MA
  • American Saw Co., Trenton, NJ
  • General Electric Lighting Institute, Nela Park – card for visitor to wear in a breast pocket while on tour to show others his/her name or business contact – name on card reads “H. Prince C.W.W.”
  • Astronomical events calendar of 1897 printed for Hood’s Sarsaparilla, Lowell, MA – card is in shape of a little girl’s head and her face appears on front of calendar
  • Bookmark compliments of Montgomery Ward & Co. – has boy on front wearing a light blue outfit and holding a dark blue hat
  • Various cards with pictures of various sizes, most with no text
    • Young woman at water well wearing a blue dress and a young man climbing over the wall behind her wearing red – verso has text but most is obscured by stuck-on paper
    • Woman wearing an ethnic outfit of Hispanic origin and holding some kind of bowl – text at bottom of card is damaged
    • Country “Lasses” Pure and Sweet (3 young women in late 19th century clothing standing in and behind a wash barrel) (1 card)
    • Winter scene with various people performing outdoor activities (e.g. skating, ice fishing) – text on card is damaged and obscured
    • Picture of a brown bovine’s head – text reads “Con A, 124|7 5” (numbers read vertical)
    • Card is shape of a fan with two inset pictures, one of a cat with a blue ribbon around its neck and the other with two cats on a roof (one coming out of the chimney) and text which reads “Romeo & Juliet”
    • Card is shape of an artist’s palette with a picture of a little girl playing a mandolin
    • “Avec les compliments de Guy Lorman”, Paris, France
    • Picture of a little girl in a pink dress kneeling down to a large egg with a sheep hatching out of it
    • “The Waterbury Maids” – 3 women in kimonos (characters from The Mikado in pink, green, blue) advertising Waterbury watches (library copy has handwritten text on verso)
    • Little boy in Swiss [?] traditional dress blowing an Alphorn
    • Picture of two polar bears on the ice near a heater – text on verso seems to be advertising heaters, but most is obscured by stuck-on paper
  • Elmira Window Shade Co, Elmira, NY
  • Little boy dancing wearing Russian [?] traditional dress – text reads “La Trépaka” – verso has business name “F. Trifet, Boston, MA”
  • Picture of woman in royal dress – verso has advertisement for plows (is incomplete and seems to have been cut off on the sides)
  • Picture of a dog and a flying insect with blank space for a business name – verso has “from Schumacher & Ettlinger, No. 33, $5.25. per 1000”
  • Picture of roses (library copy has some water damage) – verso has “John A. Tolman Co.’s Echter Deutscher Kaffee” – remainder of text is in German – John A. Tolman, Chicao, IL
  • Card in the shape of a dog standing on a lawn – verso reads “Zip: The Adventures of a Frisky Fox Terrier by Frances Trego Montgomery…”, The Saalfield Pub. Co., Akron, OH, [1917]
  • Compliments of W.N. Woodsum & Co.
  • Compliments of the I X L Store, Stockton, CA
  • Picture of a baby and two pug puppies – text reads “Baby and two of his friends”, New York, 1896 – verso has text that is mostly obscured by stuck-on paper
  • The Cleveland Dryer Co, Cleveland, OH, 1888 – looks to be an advertisement for bone phosphates
  • W. Barnes of the Federal Union Office, Milledgeville, GA
  • Compliments of Beck & Johnston, Akron, OH – picture shows men running from a bull
  • Picture of a little boy with a dog – verso text seems to be advertisement for roofing services
  • Dr. T.H. Stevens, Tenants Harbor, ME
  • Kalwall Corporation, Manchester, NH – seems to an advertisement for fiberglass panels – verso has a photograph of St. Gregory’s Church, Woodstock, NY
  • Various cards of various sizes with Bible verses along with graphics (3 cards – one from 1894)
  • Card in memory of Henry E. Reidlinger , Lucas Funeral Homes, Upper Sandusky, OH, c1949 (1 card)
  • Howard DeVore, Dearborn Heights, MI (3 cards)
  • “Secret panel” punch card rewards card, Chicago, IL (1 card for Gunny’s, 1 card for Hobb’s Café – Bristol, VA, 1 card for King’s Barnsdall Service Station)
  • The Dalys in Vacation or Harvard vs. Yale, The Great Bath House Scene (reviews on verso), card for a museum? (1 card)
  • Der Kaiser und Der Crown Prince, The B.F. Wade & Sons Co. (1 card)
  • Educational System of the Deaf Mute (booklet with sign language in it, alphabet and particular words) (1 booklet)
  • Circus Museum, Menagerie & Trained Animals, Maginley & Co.’s, ©1874 (3 cards)
  • Faith Bacon, The World’s Greatest Fan Dancer, Century of Progress Revue at the RKO Palace (1 card)
  • M. Volk Supply Co., Wholesale Distributors, Cleveland, Ohio (1 Notebook Tablet)
  • Elvis related cards – 2 for Elvis memorabilia and 1 for an Elvis impersonator [?]
  • Bissell Carpet Sweeper Co., Grand Rapids, MI (offered by W. Bingham Co., Cleveland, OH) (1 card)
  • Lowell Lifter, Lowell, MA (1 card)

Music

  • Menkin Instrument Co., Inc., Harrison, NY (1 card)
  • Krell Piano Co., Cincinnati, OH (1 card)
  • McPhail Pianos, Arizona (1 card)
  • Hobart M Cable Pianos (1 card)
  • L.J. Wheelden, Bangor, ME (1 card)
  • H.H. Mollencup, Defiance, OH (1 card)
  • Geo. S. Whitbeck & Co., Northampton, MA (1 card)
  • W.N. Paulsen, Catskill (1 card)
  • J.T. Rider, Hudson, NY (1 card)
  • Stultz & Bauer Pianos, The J.W. Greene Co., Toledo, OH (1 card)

Publishing/Printing

  • J.H. Barker, Nashua, NH (7 cards)
  • Fancy Cards & C., Trifet’s, Boston, MA (3 cards)
  • Koerner & Hayes/Cosack & Co., Buffalo, NY (2 cards)
  • Haddock’s Cards (4 cards)
  • William F. Wells, Lynn, MA (4 cards)
  • Champion Line Novelty Girlie Folder (3 folders, must be over 18 to view)
  • Crescent Printing Company, Wyoming, IA, ©1940 (3 cards)
  • G.P. Brown, Beverly, MA (5 cards)
  • Merrill & Mackintire, Salem, MA (2 cards)
  • Chas. Allyn, New London, CT (2 cards)
  • Grant & Brown, Boston (1 card)
  • Filmfax, Evanston, IL (1 card)
  • C. Wood & Son, Taunton, MA (1 card)
  • F. Ward & Son, Boston (1 card, very old)
  • H.M. Greene, Utica, NY (1 card)
  • Chas. H. Clayton & Co., New York (1 card)
  • Carter, Rice & Co., Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Demorest’s Monthly Magazine, New York, ©1879 (1 card)
  • The Youth’s Companion, Perry Mason & Co., Boston, MA, ©1890 (1 card)
  • F. Gleason & Co., Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Perry Mason & Co., Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Haddock’s Cards (1 card)
  • Carter, Rice & Co., Boston (1 card)

Restaurants

  • Cosmopolitan Dining Rooms, Boston, MA (2 cards)
  • N. Gilson’s Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Eating House, Boston, MA (2 cards)
  • Geo. F. Clough & Co.’s Dining Room, Boston, MA (2 cards)
  • Shanghai Town Restaurant, Chinatown, New York, NY (2 cards)
  • J.D. Gilman, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • New England Oyster Co., Boston, MA (1 card)
  • S. Cleverly’s Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Dining Saloon, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Bill’s Place, Pennsylvania? (1 card)
  • Merry-Go-Round Cafes, most in California (1 card)
  • Ideal, [ Cleveland, OH] (1 card)
  • M.H. George, ©1885 (1 card)
  • Restaurant Acapulco, Paris, France (1 card)
  • La Potée Champenoise, Paris, France (1 card)
  • Au Père Tranquille, Paris, France (1 card)
  • Hub, [ Portland, ME?] (1 card)
  • Jimmy’s House, Paris, France (1 card)
  • The McGehee Hotel, Little Rock, AK (1 tablet of paper)
  • Wolfgang Puck Café California (MGM Grand Hotel), Las Vegas, NV (1 card)
  • Toast of the Town, Orange, NJ (1 card)
  • The Swedish Restaurant (1 card)

Services (Envelope 1)

  • H.C. Oliver (auctioneer), Lynn, MA (6 cards)
  • Photographers
    • Salen (photographer), [ Cleveland, OH?] (1 card)
    • W.H. Snipperly, Saratoga County, NY (1 card)
  • Insurance
    • Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ (2 cards)
    • Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York (1 card)
  • Clothing (Cleaning, Repair, Tailoring)
    • Chee Kee, New Chinese Laundry, [S.l.] (1 card)
    • New Method Cleaners & Dyers (coupon), Passaic, NJ (1 coupon)
  • Funerals/Burials
    • Forest Lawn Memorial Park (The Little Church of the Flowers), Glendale, CA (1 card)
    • W.J. Palmer & Co., [S.l.] (1 card)
    • Roundhead Memorial Marker, [ Hardin County, OH] (1 card)
    • E.L. Wood, Westboro, MA (1 card)
  • Misc.
    • Willie F. Leonard, Bracket and Fancy Sawing, Bridgewater, MA (2 cards)
    • Hammacher Schlemmer & Plummer, McCutcheon, New York, NY (1 card)
    • The Home Banking Company, Gibsonburg, OH, [1968] (1 card)
    • Pacific Express Co., Omaha, NE (1 card)
    • La Charm Beauty Salon, Jackson Heights, NY (1 booklet)
    • Smedley Brothers & Co., New Haven, CT (1 card)

Services (Envelope 2)

  • Framers
    • W.H. Gardner, Salem, MA (5 cards)
  • Chemists/Pharmacies/Drug Stores
    • John W. Hunt West End Pharmacy, Jersey City Heights, NJ (5 cards)
    • G. Myrialaki, Cairo, Egypt , ©1892 (1 card)
    • C.E. Davis & Co., [ Providence, RI?] (1 card)
    • William R. Greene, Providence, RI, ©1873 (1 card)
    • Thos. A. Briggs, Pepperell, MA (1 card)
    • Goldsmith’s Drug Store, Vanettenville, NY (1 card)
    • Partridge’s Old Reliable Drug Store, August, ME (1 card)
  • Dentists
    • C. Milton Moore, D.D.S., Montclair, NJ (1 card)
  • Physicians/Druggists
    • B.T. Crooker, Bridgewater, MA (3 cards)
    • Gautier & Dowdell, Tuskegee, AL, ©1878 (1 card)
    • Dr. E.H. Burnham, Optician, Boston, MA (1 prescription card)
  • Sanitariums
    • The Hornton & Minor Sanitarium, Kansas City, MO (1 card)
  • Rug/Upholstery Cleaning
    • Chicago Rug & Carpet Cleaners, Inc., Chicago, IL (1 card)
    • Kotofom Sales Company, Toledo, OH (1 card)
  • Genealogists
    • Charles Nutt, A.B., Worcester, MA (1 card)
  • Service Stations 
    • Chas. Johnson, Bayard, FL (1 card)
  • Event Tickets (various events)
    • Bert. Skinner, [S.l.] (1 ticket)
    • Summernights Festival for John Mehl & Co.’s Employees, [ New Jersey?], ©1889 (1 ticket)
    • Exempt Firemen Association annual ball, Brooklyn, NY, ©1884 (1 ladies ticket)
  • Banking
    • The Cygnet Savings Bank Co., Cygnet, OH & Wayne, OH (1 card)

Sewing machines

  • New Home Sewing Machine Co., Orange, MA & New York, NY (7 cards – each from a different agent/vendor/seller)
  • White Sewing Machine Co., Cleveland, OH (7 cards – each from a different agent/vendor/seller)
  • Household Sewing Machine Co. (3 cards – each from a different agent/vendor/seller)
  • Domestic Sewing Machine Co. (3 cards)
  • Weed Sewing Machine, Hartford, CT (2 cards – from 2 different agent/vendor/seller)
  • Wheeler and Wilson (No.8), Willimantic, CT (1 card)
  • Royal St. John Sewing Machine, Springfield, OH (1 card)
  • W. R. Batchelder, Nashua, NH (1 card)
  • Wilson Under-feed Sewing Machines, by R. J. Bellamy & Co., Boston, MA (1 card)
  • American Sewing Machine Co., Philadelphia, PA (by L.A. Pendleton & Son, Gardner, ME) (1 card)

Sewing Materials

  • Clark’s Mile-end/O.N.T. Spool Cotton, Thomas Russell & Co., Donaldson Brothers, N.Y. (11 cards)
  • Eureka Spool Silk, Chas. Shields Sons, N.Y. (7 cards)
  • J & P Coats (7 cards)
  • Willimantic Linen Co., Atlanta, [©1881?] (5 cards)
  • The Diamond Package Dyes, C.I. Hood & Co., Druggists, Lowell, MA Or A.W. Denham, Penfield, OH (3 cards)
  • Merrick Thread Co., JNO. Banfield, West Danby, NY (3 cards)
  • Corticelli, Nonotuck Silk Co. (3 cards)
  • K. Shimokado & Co., Kobe, Japan (2 cards)
  • Partridge & Richardson, Philadelphia, PA (2 cards)
  • Brook’s Spool Cotton (1 card)
  • Real Scotch Spool Linen, Oswald & Armstrong, Lewiston, ME (1 card)
  • John Williams & Sons, Philadelphia, PA (1 card)
  • A. H. Hart & Co., New York, NY (1 card)
  • Church & Phalen’s (1 card)
  • E. Warshauer, New York, NY (1 card)
  • Millinery Goods, Lace Goods, Ostrich Tips and Plumes (1 card)
  • Bestmaid Needles (1 packet of needles, looks to be complete)
  • Costas J. Hiras, Weaver of hand woven textiles, Athens, Greece (1 card)
  • Sewing Susan, 70 Gold Eye Needles with Threader (1 card)
  • T. Khaimchand Tejoomal, Rangoon, Burma, Fitly known as The Old Curiosity Shop of the East  (1 card)
  • “Island of the Red Hood Porcelain Buttons” (1 card with 8 buttons) [in separate bag]

Shoes & Shoe Supplies

  • Mansfield & Co., Nashua, NH (25 cards)
  • John Shuck, Findlay, OH (4 cards advertising Shuck & Brown, 2 cards advertising The Globe, 2 cards with John Shuck)
  • Edwin C. Burt Fine Shoes, New York, NY (2 cards with dealer Robert Cherry, Germantown, PA; 2 cards with dealer E.L. Dodd, Cleveland, OH, ©1881; 1 card from S.W. Mansfield & Co., Nashua, NH; 1 card with dealer John Parker, Jr. & Co., Philadelphia, PA)
  • H.O. Flint, Salem, MA (4 cards)
  • Boston Branch Shoe Store, Boston, MA (3 cards)
  • Frank Friedrich, Traverse City, MI (3 cards)
  • D. Cushman, Bridgewater, MA (3 cards)
  • N.A. Moses & Co., Boston, MA, ©1878 (2 cards)
  • Standard Screw Fastened Boots and Shoes offered by John Conlin, Belleville, NJ (2 cards)
  • Battles’ $2.50 Shoe, New York, NY (2 cards)
  • Burkart’s Sons Fine Shoes, Brooklyn, NY, ©1881 (2 cards)
  • Frank Batchelder, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • W.C. Mills, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Geo. E. Pearson, [Salem, MA], ©1881? (1 card)
  • Button’s Raven Gloss Shoe Dressing (Button & Ottley, New York, NY) offered by Wachtel & Alexander, Toledo, OH (1 card)
  • J.F. Burnham & Co., Nashua, NH (1 card)
  • Wentworth’s, Salem, MA (1 card)
  • S. Rosenbloom & Sons, Syracuse, NY (1 card)
  • Bandfield Bros., Van Ettenville, NY (1 card)
  • Gilt Edge dressing, Whittemore Bros. & Co., Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Smith, Blasland Co., Queen City (1 card)
  • Geo. B. Attwood, Auburn, ME (1 card)
  • German “Crown” Shoe Dressing (1 card)
  • M. Mark, Gloversville, NY (1 card)
  • Phelps, Dodge & Palmer Boots and Shoes, Chicago, IL (1 card)
  • Solar Tip Shoes, [©1878?] (1 card)
  • Henry Herz Fine Shoes, New Haven, CT (1 card)
  • F.I. Day, Lewiston, ME (1 card)
  • Ludlow’s Fine Shoes offered by M & W.F. Neale, Battle Creek, MI (1 card)
  • Shaub & Burns, Lancaster, ? (1 card)
  • John Kelly’s Fine Shoes, Rochester, NY (1 card)
  • I.G. Romich’s, Pottstown, PA (1 card)
  • Victor Thomas Shoe Co., Chicago, IL (1 card with laces)

Soap/Laundry

  • Lautz Bros. & Co. Marseilles White Soap offered by N. Moak, Bloomville, NY (9 cards)
  • Arm & Hammer, Church & Co., New York, NY (8 cards, “New Series of Birds”)
  • Jas. S. Kirk & Co., Chicago, IL (7 cards)
  • Soapine, Kendall Mfg. Co., Providence, RI (5 cards)
  • Niagra Starch (or Gloss Starch) (5 cards)
  • Gowans & Stover, Buffalo, NY (2 cards)
  • Acme Soap & Niagra Starch, Swain, Earle & Co., Boston, MA (4 cards)
  • James Pyle’s Pearline, New York, NY, offered by C.F. Clement, Hallowell, ME (2 cards)
  • James C. Davis & Son, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • Higgins German Laundry Soap, New York, NY (1 card)
  • The Mystic White Soap, S. Briggs, Choice Family Groceries, Van Ettenville, NY (1 card)
  • Hamburger Seife, Lautz Bros. & Co, Eckstein & Porr, Lith, NY (1 card)
  • Banner Soap (1 card)
  • Wisk, Wire Paladin, San Francisco, CA (1 card)
  • Japanese Soap, L.I. Fisk & Co. (1 card)
  • Burk’s Magic Soap, Magic Soap Co., Danville, IL (1 card)
  • Robinson’s Oatmeal Glycerine, Indexical Soap Company, Robinson Bros & Co., Boston, MA, ©1876 (1 card)
  • Acme Soap, Lautz Bros. and Co’s, H.M. Patrick & Co., Le Roy Michigan (1 card)
  • Soap Makers, Hargrave Mfg. Co., Fall River, MA (1 card)
  • Boraxine Creme, Clay & Richmond, Buffalo NY (1 card)
  • Creme, Clay & Richmond, Buffalo NY, ©1881 (1 card)
  • Silver Gloss Starch, Kingsford’s (1 card)
  • Soapona, R.W. Bell & Co., Buffalo, NY (1 card)
  • Old Dutch Cleanser (1 card)
  • Dingman’s Soap (1 card)
  • Duryeas’ Satin Gloss Starch (1 card)
  • New Process Starch, Firmenich Manufacturing Company, Peoria, IL (1 card)
  • Toilet Soap, Pond’s Extract Co., New York, NY (1 card)
  • The Novelty Clothes Wringer, Bailey Washing & Wringing Machine Co., New York, NY (1 pamphlet)
  • Elastic Starch, The J.C. Hubinger Bros Co., Keokuk, IA, ©1897 (1 card)

Stoves

  • Enameline Stove Polish by the J.L. Prescott & Co., New York, NY (3 cards)
  • Fuller & Warren Co. for sale by Banfield Bros., Van Ettenville, NY (2 cards)
  • Red Crown Brand for sale by Dr. C. Winne, Sandwich, IL (2 cards)
  • The Crown Denmark for sale by J.W. & J.B. Storby, [S.l.] (1 card)
  • Dixon’s Stove Polish (1 card)
  • “The Stanley” ranges by the Auburn Stove Foundry Co, Auburn, ME (1 card)
  • Gold Coin Ventiduct by the Bussey & McLeod Stove Co., Troy, NY for sale by Banfield Bros., Van Ettenville, NY (1 card)
  • The “Magee” Standard Range for sale by L.A. May & Co., Lynn, MA (1 card)
  • Ellis Patent Gas Burner, Boston, MA (1 card)
  • National Blue Flame Oil Stove by the National Vapor Stove & Mfg. Co., Lorain, OH (1 card)
  • Magee Standard (1 card)
  • Swanton Iron Works Company, Taunton, MA (1 card)
  • Cort Gas Radiator by J.H. Cort & Son, Brooklyn, NY, ©1896-1897 (1 card)
  • “Round Oak” stoves, Estate of P.D. Beckwith, Dowagiac, MI  (1 card)

Tobacco

  • Kinney Bro’s., Kinney Tobacco Co., New York, NY (8 cards)
  • W. Duke & Sons, Durham, NC, ©1800 (2 cards)
  • Hassan Cork Tip Cigarettes, New York, NY (3 cards)
  • Partidos, S. Ottenberg & Bros, New York, NY (5 cards)
  • Robinson Crusoe Cigars (2 cards)
  • Ricker’s Cigars (3 cards)
  • Recruit Little Cigars (1 card)
  • Helmar Turkish Cigarettes, New York, NY (1 card)
  • Royal Bengals Little Cigars (Pan Handle Scrap), NJ (1 card)
  • Old Kentucky, Weissinger & Bate, Louisville, KY, [©1885?] (1 card)
  • Sweet Breads Chewing Tobacco, Spilman Ellis & Co., Covington, KY (1 card)
  • Goût Américain Balto Cigarettes, France (1 card)
  • Gail & Ax Navy Long Cut (1 card)

Transportation & Transportation Supplies

  • Fuller & Fuller, Chicago, IL, ©1877-1878 (4 cards)
  • Kamm’s Corner Body & Ignition Co., Cleveland, OH (1 card)
  • Toledo Spring Service Co., Toledo, OH (1 card)
  • William Schroder, New York, NY (1 card)
  • McKinley Home Buggy by the Canton Buggy Co., Canton, OH (1 card)
  • Jackson Wagon Co., Jackson, MI (1 card)
  • Birdsell Manufacturing Company, South Bend, IN, c1907 (1 card)
  • Capitol Cylinder Oil for sale by York Oil Co., York, PA (1 card)
  • Worcester Steam Boiler Works, Worcester, MA (1 card)
  • Prestone Anti-Freeze (1 card)
  • Fisk Bicycle Tires (1 card)
  • Charles R. Morse & Co. (Teamsters and Forwarders), Boston, MA [1860’s?]

Travel/Places

  • Hillsdale County Fair, Hillsdale, MI, 1946 (1 ticket)
  • Busch Gardens, Tampa, FL (1 ticket)
  • United States Lines, S.S. George Washington, Souvenir Log, Voyage from Southampton and Cherbourg to New York beginning June 24, 1926 (1 card)
  • United Commercial Travelers (1 card)
  • “Placing of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor”, Historical Events Series free with B.L. Just Suits (1 card)