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Agriculture

Box 1

Belcher & Taylor Agricultural Tool Co. (Chicopee Falls, MA) - "Agricultural Implements...," 1886

Box 1

Farmers Friend Manufacturing Co. (Dayton, OH) - grain and fertilizer drill, 1879

Box 1

Keystone Manufacturing Co. (Sterling, IL) - corn husker and fodder shredder, 1895

Box 1

Matfield Fertilizer Co. (Boston, MA) - 1878

Box 1

Pittsburgh Produce Price Current (Pittsburgh, PA) - semi-weekly circular with prices for a variety of items, including California honey, vol. 2, no. 99, Sept. 4, 1877

Box 1

Roma Wine Company (Lodi, CA) - "Cooking with Wine Recipes," with photos of "The World's Most Modern and Cleanest Winery," 1935

Box 1

Schmidt Lithograph Co. (Portland, OR) - "Good Points for the Apple Grower and Shipper," ca. 1908

Box 1

Sun-Maid Raisin Growers (Fresno, CA) - history, 1922

Box 1

Warrior Mower Co. (Little Falls, NY) - "Mowers, Reapers, Disc Harrows, Disc Cultivators, and Horse Rakes," 1886

 

Alarms, Locks, and Safes

Box 1

United States Combination Lock Co. (Providence, RI) - patent permutation locks, ca. 1866-1867

Box 1

Victor Safe & Lock Co. (Cincinnati, OH) - safes and lock boxes, [late 1800s]

Box 1

Yale & Towne Manufacturing Co. (Stamford, CT) - Yale bank locks, 1924

 

Alcohol and Tobacco

Box 1

Alfred Dunhill (London) - pipes [incl. ladies' pipes] and accessories, with list of "Colonial and Foreign Agents," [ca. 1900]; "About Smoke," [ca. 1923]; price list, 1923

Box 1

American Tobacco Co. (St. Louis, MO and Jersey City, NJ) - catalogue of presents for tobacco tags and coupons, 1911

Box 1

Diamond Match Co. (New York, San Francisco, and elsewhere) - "The Romance of the Match," by Herbert Manchester, 1926

Box 1

Florodora Tag Company (St. Louis, MO) - catalogue of presents given for tobacco tags, cigar bands, coupons, etc., 1904

Box 1

John B. Adt Co. (Baltimore, MD) - tobacco machinery, ca. 1922

Box 1

Kinney Tobacco Co. (New York, NY) - Veteran Tobacco and Cigarettes, "for a real pleasant, very mild, sweet and delicious smoke," [ca. 1900]

Box 1

Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. (New York, NY) - auction of the Haffenreffer Collection of cigar store Indians and other American trade signs, 1956

Box 1

W. Duke Sons & Co. (Durham, NC and New York) - cigarette manufacturers, [ca. 1900]

Box 1

William S. Kimball & Co. (Rochester, NY) - cigarette manufacturers; color lithographs of Native American chiefs and others around the world, [ca. 1890s]

Box 1

Wood, Pollard & Co. (Boston, MA) - price lists for wine, liquor, preserved fruits, cigars, and other, 1906

 

Appliances

Box 2

Belding Manufacturing Company (Belding, MI) - refrigerators, 1889

Box 2

Benj. F. Kelley & Son (New York) - water heaters

Box 2

Boynton Furnace Co. (New York and Chicago) - water heaters and pumps, 1892

Box 2

Chambers Manufacturing Company (Shelbyville, IN) - Chambers Fireless Gas Range, ca. 1920s-1930s

Box 2

Fuller, Warren & Co. (Troy, NY) - P. P. Stewart's Summer and Winter Cooking Stove, with detailed use instructions, 1860

Box 2

Henry N. Clark Co. (Boston) - "Range, Stove and Furnace Repairs," 1909

Box 2

Jewett Manufacturing Co. - refrigerators, ca. 1889

Box 2

Morgan Company, Manufacturers (Oshkosh, WI) - "Your Modern Kitchen," sectional wood cabinets, [ca. 1946]

Box 2

White Mountain Freezer Co., Inc. (Nashua, NH) - freezers, 1923

 

Architecture

Box 2

Casa de Tempo (Los Angeles, CA) - home designs and decorating, ca. 1935

Box 2

Distinctive Homes Plan Service (Chicago, IL) - "Distinctive Homes," 1928

Box 2

Donley Brothers Co. (Cleveland, OH) - fireplaces, ca. 1930s-1940s

Box 2

E. W. Stillwell & Co. (Los Angeles, CA) - "Little Bungalows," 1922-1923

Box 2

Fenner Manufacturing Company (Portland, OR) - "30 Homes of Distinction," 1925

Box 2

George Brunswick (New York, NY) - ornamental paper casts, [ca. late 1800s]. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 2

Jens Pedersen (St. Paul, MN) - "Practical Homes," 1932

Box 2

Lewis Manufacturing Company (Bay City, MI) - "Liberty Homes," ca. 1940s

Box 2

Mershon & Morley Company (Saginaw, MI) - "Patented Portable Houses," ca. 1910

Box 2

Pacific Ready-Cut Homes (Los Angeles, CA) - Pacific Book of Homes. A Notable Exhibition of California Architecture, 1925

Box 2

Plan Service Company (St. Paul, MN) - "Ideal Homes: Low Cost Bungalows," ca. 1930s-1940s

Box 2

Southern Cypress Manufacturers' Association (New Orleans, LA and Jacksonville, FL) - Cypress Pocket Library, Vol. 5: "How to Avoid Common Mistakes in Bungalow Construction...," 1922

Box 2

United States Gypsum Company - "Fireproof Homes of Period Design," 1925

 

Artists' Materials and Supplies

Box 3

Bunkio Matsuki (Boston, MA) - "Japanese Artists' Materials," 1908

Box 3

Palm Brothers & Co. (Cincinnati, OH) - "Transfer Ornaments," [ca. late 1800s]

Box 3

Sketch Book Publishing Company - "The Sketch Book," vol. 5, no. 5 (March 1905)

Box 3

Thayer and Chandler (Chicago, IL) - "Pyrography and Brass Craft," [ca. 1900]

 

Arts/Artwork

Box 3

Art Interchange Co. (New York) - "Catalogue and Illustrated Price List of Beautiful Oil and Water Color Pictures for Framing or Copying," 1898

Box 3

Manual Arts Press (Peoria, IL) - "Inexpensive Basketry," by William S. Marten, 1918

Box 3

Practical Drawing Company (Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta) - "Practical Drawing: Modern Arts Course, Revised: Book 8," 1919

 

Automobiles/Automotive

Box 3

"Alcohol as a Motor Fuel," [ca. 1905]

Box 3

Dr. Dinshah Ghadiali Inventions Corporation (New York, NY) - incl. "The X Ray of the Automobile" and list of mechanical and electrical engineering, occult, spiritual, metaphysical, mystic lectures offered by Indian spiritualist and inventor Dr. Ghadiali, 1913

Box 3

Flxible Company of Loudonville, Ohio - promotional literature from the company, manufacturer of ambulances, funeral cars, and buses, ca. 1931

Box 3

George R. Taylor Co. (Springfield, MA) - baskets and hampers for the automobile, [ca. 1910]

Box 3

Hoof Products Company - brakes, governors, 1938-1939

Box 3

Imperial Brass Manufacturing Company - garage and service station equipment such as oilers and air nozzles, 1937

Box 3

Ford Motor Company (Dearborn, MI) - "Operator's Manual F Series: Bonus Built Trucks," March 9, 1949

 

Aviation

Box 3

All American Aviation, Inc. Wilmington, DE and Pittsburgh, PA) - illustrated brochure describing "Air Pick-up" mail service, using grapples and ropes, without planes landing, 1939

Box 3

[Amusement Ride Airplane] (San Jose, CA) - prospectus, ca. 1919

Box 3

Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Company, Inc. - overview of Curtiss and associated companies, and the state of the aviation industry, 1929

Box 3

Kellogg Co. - "Kellogg's Cadet Aviation Corps Handbook," with diagrams of parts of an airplane, instrument panel, airplane identification, model airplanes and supplies, 1938

Box 3

Michigan Model Airplane Supply Co. (Detroit, MI) - kits and supplies for model airplanes, many modeled after well-known aircraft of the day, such as the Spirit of St. Louis, ca. 1929

Box 3

Oakland Municipal Airport - history of the Oakland, CA airport and its operations as "The Focal Point of Western Air Ways," 1928

Box 3

Thomas-Morse Aircraft Corporation (Ithaca, NY) - description and specifications for the Thomas-Morse Scout airplanes, ca. 1920s

 

Beekeeping Supplies

Box 3

Mondeng Manufacturing Co. (Minneapolis, MN), 1904-1905

 

Bicycles

Box 3

Ariel (Birmingham, UK) - bicycles and accessories, pamphlet in French, for the French market, ca. 1920

Box 3

F. F. Rick & Co. (Buffalo, NY) - "Bicycles, Supplies, Sundries," ca. late 1800s

Box 3

Hine-Watt Manufacturing Co., (Chicago, IL) - Columbia bicycle, buggy, and motorcycle lamps, ca. 1910

Box 3

Pope Manufacturing Co. (Boston, MA) - Columbia bicycles, 1892

Box 3

Pope Manufacturing Co. (Boston, MA) - cycling scrapbook, ca. 1880s

 

Boats

Box 3

Acme Folding Boat Co. (Miamisburg, OH) - floating canvas boats, including canoes and sailboats, [ca. 1892]

 

Booksellers Catalogs

Box 3

Leach, Shewell, & Sanborn (Boston, MA) - school and college textbooks, 1895

 

Building Materials

Box 3

A. F. Swain (New York, NY) - "Standard 2 and 3 Ply Roofing," [ca. 1886]

Box 3

Berger Brothers Co. (Philadelphia, PA) - Tinners' and Roofers' Supplies, Cat. No. 10, [1924]

Box 3

California Door Company (Los Angeles, CA) - doors, sashes, blinds, glass, 1923

Box 3

Dahlstrom Metallic Door Company (Jamestown, NY) - metal doors and trim, elevator enclosures and frames, 1924

Box 3

Dail Steel Products Co. (Lansing, MI) - Wolverine indoor chemical toilets, [ca. 1920]

Box 3

Institute of Woodwork Manufacturers of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) - sash, door and millwork, 1941

Box 4

Morgan Company (Oshkosh, WI) - "The Door Beautiful," 1908

Box 4

National Sheet Metal Roofing Co. (Jersey City, NJ) - metal roofs, 1905

Box 4

Northern Pine Manufacturers' Association (Minneapolis, MN) - white pine for home-building, 1914

Box 4

Redwood Manufacturers Company (Pittsburg, CA) - sashes and doors, 1923

Box 4

Sparta Ceramic Co. (East Sparta, OH) - "Tiles," 1940

 

Butchers' Supplies

Box 4

B. A. Stevens (Toledo, OH) - "Butchers' Supplies and Machinery," 1891

 

Carriages, Wagons, and Accessories

Box 4

Cortland Cart & Carriage Company (Sidney, NY) - carriages and sleighs, 1911

Box 4

E. R. Wagner Mfg. Co. (North Milwaukee, WI) - Wagner Go Carts [baby carriages, actually], 1912

Box 4

Electric Wheel Co. (Quincy, IL) - farm, freight and logging wagons, kerosene tractors, [ca. early 1900s]

Box 4

Elkhart Carriage & Harness Manufacturing Co. (Elkhart, IN), 1897

Box 4

Graves & Eighmy Co. (Springboro, PA) - buggies, ca. late 1800s

Box 4

Studebaker Bros. Manufacturing Co. (South Bend, IN) - wagons, ca. 1894

 

Celebration Paraphernalia

 

Dennison Manufacturing Co. (Framingham, MA)

Box 4

"How to Decorate Halls - Booths and Automobiles," 1923

Box 4

"How to Make Crepe Paper Costumes," 1925

Box 4

Maston & Wells Fireworks Manufacturing Co. - fireworks, 1908

Box 4

Nye Manufacturing Co. (Vernfield, PA) - birthday, greeting, and other cards, calendars, pennants, 1919-1928

 

Clothing

Box 4

Burson Knitting Co. (Rockford, IL) - hosiery, [ca. 1920s-1930s]

Box 4

Cawston Ostrich Farm (South Pasadena, CA) - ostrich feathers, 1903

Box 4

Goodyear Rubber Co. (New York) - boots and shoes, 1891

Box 4

Hart Schaffner & Marx (Chicago & New York) - "Style Book for Men and Young Men," distributed by Roos Brothers of Oakland, San Francisco, and Berkeley, CA, 1916

Box 4

Jaros Hygienic Underwear Co. (New York, NY) - illustrated catalogue for Jaros Hygienic Wear, with testimonials and price lists, 1893

Box 4

Julius Saul (Troy, Albany, and New York, NY) - men's fashions, 1886

Box 4

L. S. Davidson (San Francisco, CA) - "Instructions for Drafting and Cutting Ladies' and Children's Clothing by 'Estes' Improved Tailor Square," 1881

Box 4

Melvin & Murgotten, Inc. (San Jose, CA) - "The Art of Ostrich Plume Making," 1912

Box 4

Parker, Holmes, & Co. (Boston, MA) - "Boots, Shoes, and Rubbers," 1888

Box 4

R. H. White & Co. - envelope advertising "Celebrated Kid Gloves," [ca. late 1800s]

Box 4

South African Importing Company (Chicago, IL) - ostrich feathers, ca. 1913

Box 4

Three Star United States Army Shoe, ca. 1900

Box 4

United States Rubber Co. - "Tennis, Yachting, and Gymnasium Shoes," 1911

Box 4

Willson's Shoe Shop (Boston, MA) - "Special Styles of Rice & Hutchins Shoes...," n.d.

 

Curios, Novelties, and Souvenirs

Box 5

American Novelty Company (Chicago, IL) - wide assortment of goods, including dolls, guns, knives, phonographs, pipes, tableware, thermos bottles, and watches, 1922

Box 5

California Alligator Farm (Los Angeles, CA) - "We make a specialty of Alligator Bags Ornamented with Genuine Alligator Heads and Claws," n.d.

Box 5

D. & C. Novelty Co., Inc. (New York, NY) - magical goods, amusement specialties, [ca. 1900]

Box 5

E. G. Rideout & Co. (New York City) - novelties, notions, watches, jewelry, chromos, silverware, stationery, firearms, 1881-1882

Box 5

"Occult Books, Psychic Aids, Novelties, Curios," (n.p.), [ca. 1940s-1950s]

Box 5

Peking Bazaar Co. (San Francisco, CA) - illustrated brochure listing Chinese apparel, novelties, and jewelry, [ca. early 1900s]

Box 5

Pohlson Galleries (Pawtucket, RI) - gifts of all sorts, including vegetable brushes, ice picks, griddle greasers, coaster sets, candle and flower holders, door stops, letter openers, toys, dolls, key holders, leather goods, and much, much more

 

Dentistry

Box 5

Electro-Dental Manufacturing Co. (Philadelphia) - dental equipment, ca. early 1900s

Box 5

Wilmington Dental Manufacturing Company (Wilmington, Del.) - "Items of Interest" monthly magazine, with advertisements for anaesthetics, filling materials, clamps, schools of dentistry, 1892

 

Department Store and Mail Order Catalogs

Box 5

C. B. Fargo (Frenchtown, NJ) - "Illustrated Catalog," ca. 1905

Box 5

C. F. Rumpp & Sons (Philadelphia) - Spanish language catalog mainly for wallets, handbags, and other leather goods, ca. 1925

Box 5

F. W. Woolworth Co. - "1879-1929: Fifty Years of Woolworth," 1929

Box 5

W. Albert Tripp Manufacturing Co. (New Bedford, MA), ca. 1900-1910

 

Electronic Equipment and Supplies

Box 5

Jensen tools (Phoenix, AZ) - electronic tools, kits, testing equipment, 1974

 

Engineering

Box 5

Massillon Bridge Company (Massillon, OH) - wrought iron bridges, roofs, and general iron structures, n.d.

Box 5

Charles A. Cole (Ventura, CA) - "Power Models Metals," with description of model engineering supplies, 1950

 

Entertainment

Box 5

"Bingham's Simple Method of Ventriloquism" - with instructions and sample dialogues, ca. late 1800s

Box 5

Book-A-Mag Co. *New York City) - "Tip Top Tapping: Simplified Lessons in Tap Dancing...," 1940

Box 5

Eden Musée (New York) - tableaux, 1884

Box 5

H. C. White Co. (North Bennington, VT) - "The Radioptican Picture Projector," 1912

Box 5

Heaney Magic Company (Berlin, WI) - magical apparatus, 1924

Box 5

Hooker-Howe Costume Co. (Haverhill, MA) - Catalog "C", No. 23: "Costumes, Scenic and Lighting Effects for Minstrel and Musical Shows," [ca. 1920s]

Box 5

Hornmann Magic Company (New York) - "The 20th Century Wonders Illustrated & Descriptive Catalog," 1918

Box 5

M. Witmark & Sons (New York City) - "A Catalog of Amateur Minstrel Material and Other Entertainments," 1933

Box 5

Thayer's Studio of Magic (Los Angeles, CA) - magic and accessories, 1943

Box 5

U.S. Playing Card Company (Cincinnati, OH) - "How to Entertain with Cards," complete with suggestions for accompanying drinks and food, 1921

Box 5

Will Goldston Ltd. (London) - magic, ca. 1933

Box 5

Wills N. Bugbee Co. (Syracuse, NY) - minstrel and entertainment supplies, 1936

 

Fabric

Box 6

E. I. Du Pont de Nemours & Company, Fabrikoid Division (Newburgh, NY) - lacquered and rubber coated fabrics, ca. 1927-1930

 

Fences

Box 6

California Wire Cloth Corporation (Oakland) - "Notes on Colorado Fence," ca. 1930s-1950s

Box 6

Rusticraft Fence (Philadelphia, PA) - wooden fences, ca. 1927

 

Firearms

Box 6

Harrington & Richardson Arms Company (Worcester, MA) - illustrated catalogue for revolvers and parts, ca. 1901

Box 6

Pacific Gun Sight Co. (Palo Alto, CA) - "For Handloaders ... Pacific's Handbook and Catalog," n.d.

Box 6

Williams & Powell (Liverpool, England) - makers of breech loaders, with many testimonials and price list, ca. 1876

 

Foods and Food Processing

Box 6

Aluminum Cooking Utensil Company (New Kensington, PA; Oakland, CA) - "The 'Wear-Ever' New Method of Cooking," with history of Wear-Ever utensils and recipes using the utensils, 1934

Box 6

American Manufacturing Company (Waynesboro, PA) - "The American Fruit Drier," ca. 1882

Box 6

Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association - trade card, n.d.

Box 6

Benjamin & Yerks (Albany, NY) - price lists for canned fruit, vegetables, fish, nuts, and candies, [ca. 1871]

Box 6

California Fig Syrup Co. (San Francisco, CA) - "California," includes images of Santa Barbara, ca. 1907

Box 6

California Fruit Growers Exchange (Los Angeles, CA) - "Sunkist Orange Recipes," 1940

Box 6

California Prune & Apricot Growers Association - mainly recipes using Sunsweet prunes, apricots, and peaches, 1937

Box 6

California Strawberry Containers Inc. (Los Angeles, CA) - flyer for Fresher-Paks, ca. 1960

Box 6

Chase & Sanborn (Boston, MA) - illustrated catalog showing production of coffee and tea, 1889

Box 6

D. Ghirardelli Co. (San Francisco, CA) - recipes using Ghirardelli's Ground Chocolate, with titles like "Macaroni Surprise" and "Topsy Turvy Dainty," [ca. early 1900s]

Box 6

Dr. D. Jayne & Son (Philadelphia, PA) - "War Breads: Recipes," 1918

Box 6

Gimbal Brothers (San Francisco) - candy, 1942

Box 6

Italian Vineyard Co. (Los Angeles and Guasti, CA) - recipes using Guasti Pure California Cooking Wines, 1928

Box 6

McArthur, Wirth & Co. (Syracuse, NY) - "Butchers' and Packers' Tools and Machinery," 1900

Box 6

Mission Dry Corp. (Los Angeles, CA) - "Makes Thirst a Pleasure. Mission 1936 Dairy Beverage Prospectus," 1936

Box 6

Monterey Packing Co. (Monterey, CA) - "Booth's Sardines," n.d.

Box 6

Nesbitt Fruit Products, Inc.- Recipes using Nesbitt's California Orange Drink, [ca. 1940s-1950s]

Box 6

Northwestern Yeast Co., (Chicago, IL) - for baking and home beverages, [ca. 1920s]

Box 6

Postum Cereal Co., Ltd. (Battle Creek, MI) - 'Tid-Bits' Made with Toasties," n.d.

 

Fraternal Organizations and Military Supplies

 

B. Pasquale Co. (San Francisco)

Box 6

"I.D.E.S. Spirito Santo - Flags, Badges, Regalias," ca. 1912

Box 6

"U.S. Army Officers Uniforms & Equipments," 1912

Box 6

W. Stokes Kirk (Los Angeles, CA) - "Army and Navy Goods & General Merchandise," 1917

 

Furniture

Box 6

Brooks Manufacturing Co. (Saginaw, MI) - "Knock-Down Furniture Catalog No. 8," 1909

Box 6

Fenton Metallic Manufacturing Co. (Jamestown, NY) - metallic vault and office furniture, ca. 1891

Box 6

Paalman Furniture Co. (Grand Rapids, MI) - tea wagons, 1927

 

Hardware

Box 6

Hawley Brothers Hardware Co. (San Francisco, CA) - hardware and agricultural implements, 1883

Box 6

Lane Brothers (Poughkeepsie, NY) - mills and other hardware, [1890s]

 

Heating and Ventilation Systems

Box 6

Asbestos Packing Co. (Boston, MA) - asbestos cement felting for covering steam boilers, pipes, etc., ca. 1880s

Box 6

Hancock Inspirator Co. (Boston, MA) - pump for feeding water to steam boilers and other systems, [ca. 1900]

Box 6

I. B. Davis & Son (Hartford, CT) - "Berryman Feed Water Heater and Purifier," 1894. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 6

Majestic Electric Appliance Co. (San Francisco) - "Majestic Electric Heating," bathroom heaters, ca. 1920s

Box 6

New England Engineering Co. (Boston, MA) - "The Economy and Efficiency of Heating with Exhaust or Live Steam," [ca. 1892]

 

Heavy Equipment and Machinery

Box 6

Buffalo Forge Col, (Buffalo, NY) - forges, fans, drills, blowers, punches, bending machines, [ca. 1900]

Box 6

Briscoe Manufacturing Co. (Detroit, MI) - stoves, 1904-1905

Box 6

Cleveland Trencher Company (Cleveland, OH) - trenchers, 1939

Box 6

Davis & Furber Machine Co. (North Andover, MA) - textile machinery, 1907

Box 6

General Electric (Schenectady, NY) - general-purpose capacitor motors, 1938

Box 6

Kimball Bros. Co. (Council Bluffs, IA) - Kimball Elevators, Catalogue K, 1911

 

Home Decoration

Box 7

Armstrong Cork Co., Linoleum Division (Lancaster, PA) - flooring, 1924

Box 7

Birge Tekromatic Wallpapers - portfolio, with samples, distributed by Merrick Wallpaper Paints (Oakland, CA), ca. 1920s-1930s

Box 7

Jay C. Wemple Company (New York, NY) - window shades, shade cloths, and spring rollers, 1890

Box 7

Miller & Rhoads (Richmond, VA) - "The Home Interior," ca. 1920

 

Home Remedies and Quack Cures

Additional Note

See also: Medicine and Medical Supplies.
Box 7

A. J. White (New York) - remedies such as Shaker Extract of Roots (Seigel's Syrup), for worms, skin diseases, and more, ca. 1880s

Box 7

Bernarr Macfadden (Physical Culture City, NJ) - nature's remedies to cure ailments from paralysis to tuberculosis, ca. 1906-1907

Box 7

Bower's Laboratories, Inc. (Long Beach, CA) - story of Frank W. Bower and his Nomalettes treatments and Bower's Special Tablets for ailments such as constipation, depression, acne, and insomnia; numerous testimonials from Californians, [ca. 1920s]

Box 7

California Fig Syrup Co. (San Francisco, CA and elsewhere) - extolling the virtues of syrup of figs as a laxative, [ca. 1900]

Box 7

Chamberlain & Co. (Des Moines, IA) - remedies such as Chamberlain's Pain-Balm and St. Patrick's Pills "The Great Irish Cathartic," 1883

Box 7

Chas. A. Branston Co. (Toronto and Buffalo, NY) - Branston Violet Ray High Frequency Generator, 1920

Box 7

Charles Cluthe Co. (New York City) - treatises by Cluthe about ruptures (with graphic drawings) and the Cluthe Truss, ca. 1900-1914

Box 7

Chattanooga Medicine Co. (Chattanooga, TN) - "Twentieth Century Song Book," with testimonials mostly from southern women and health tips promoting products such as Thedford's Black-Draught and Wine of Cardui, ca. 1903

Box 7

Cheno Products (Hollywood, CA) - Cheno diet plan, with description of causes of obesity, testimonials and sample menus, promoting products such as Phytolacca Berry Juice and Cheno Combination Tablets, ca. 1934

Box 7

D. Ransom, Son & Company (Buffalo, NY) - incl. Dr. A. Trask's Magnetic Ointment, Dr, Ransom's Hive Syrup and Tolu, and Professor Anderson's Dermador (to reduce inflammation), [ca. 1880s]

Box 7

Dr. B. A. Smith (Erie, PA) - Vaporized Catarrh Cure and Stillingia Blood Purifier, 1884

Box 7

Dr. Benedict Lust Publishing Co. (New York, NY) - "The Blood-Washing Method," by the President of The American Naturopathic Association, ca. late 1890s

Box 7

Dr. Harter Medicine Co. (St. Louis, MO) - "The Sorcerer: A book of Facts & Fancies," advertising Harter's iron tonic, 1885

Box 7

Dr. J. H. Dye Medical Institute (Buffalo, NY) - remedies such as Mitchella Compound (for morning sickness, miscarriages, and sterility), ca. 1890s-1900s

Box 7

Dr. Miles Medical Co. (Elkhart, IN) - remedies such as Anti-Pain Pills, Nervine, Blood Purifier, and Liver Pills, ca. 1920

Box 7

Dr. Shoop Family Medicine Co. (Racine, WI) - remedies such as Dr. Shoop's Restorative and Rheumatic Cure, 1900, n.d.

Box 7

Dr. W. S. Rice (Adams, NY) - perfect trusses, according to a self-proclaimed specialist in the cure of ruptures, ca. 1900

Box 7

Edward G. Binz (Los Angeles, CA) - manufacturing chemist of Binz' Refined Oil of Eucalyptus, with long description of the product and its many uses, for afflictions from tuberculosis to gonorrhoea, 1909

Box 7

G. C. Hanford Manufacturing Co. (Syracuse, NY) - "ABC Jingles," advertising Hanford Balsam Myrrh, 1920

Box 7

Great London Tea Co. (Boston, MA) - advertisements for products by numerous companies, including Burnetts' Cocoaine, "a certain and speedy cure for dandruff and other scalp diseases," 1885

Box 7

H. E. Bucklen & Co. (Chicago, IL) - "Dr. King's Guide to Health Cookbook," with recipes and testimonials for products such as Bucklen's Arnica Salve, Electric Bitters, and Dr. King's New Discovery, ca. 1899

Box 7

H. H. Warner Co. (Rochester NY) - remedies such as Warner's Safe Rheumatic Care and Tippecanoe: The Great Stomach Tonic, ca. 1888

Box 7

H. R. Stevens (Boston, MA) - testimonials for Vegetine, a blood purifier, 1870

Box 7

Hager Medical Co. (South Bend, IN) - remedies such as Hager's Dyspepsia Powders, and Oak Balm Pile Remedy, [ca. 1900]

Box 7

Hamlin's Wizard Oil Co. (Chicago, IL) - testimonials and remedies such as Hamlin's Wizard Oil, Hamlins Cough Balsam, and Aunt Dinah's "Old Virginia" Herb Tea, ca. 1890s-1900

Box 7

J. S. Houghton (Philadelphia, PA) - Pepsin, made from rennet, for indigestion, jaundice, liver complaint, and more, ca. 1851

Box 7

John F. Henry & Co. (New York) - Henry's Household Companion, advertising products such as Henry's Carbolic Salve, Dr. Rogers' Vegetable Worm Syrup, and Durno's Catarrh snuff, 1886

Box 7

Joseph Schaefer (New York) - "Wegweiser für Gesunde und Kranke," in German and English, literature and products such as Teutonic Mead, promoting health, [ca. 1900]

Box 7

Magnecoil Co., Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT) - "The Philosophy of Magnecoil," 1928

Box 7A

Mantz Sanitarium-Dilation Treatment (n.p.) - essay on the Mantz Dilator, said to cure everything from constipation to nervous troubles, [ca. early 1900s]

Box 7A

Merchant's Gargling Oil Company (Lockport, NY) - calendar and medical tips, in German, with advertising for Merchant's gargling oil, for animals as well as people, 1883

Box 7A

Moras, E. R. (M.D.) (Highland Park, IL) - "Detoxyl Truths - Guide to Autology, Part II: To Understand Your Ailments Is to Know How to Cure Them," advertising Detoxyl Tablets, [ca. late 1800s]

Box 7A

New York Pharmacal Association (Yonkers, NY) - "Facetiae Medicorum: The Wit and Humor of Medicine in Prose, Poem and Picture," advertising Lactopeptine, [ca. late 1800s]

Box 7A

Paul von Boeckmann (New York) - nerve specialist and psycho-analyst, ca. 1924

Box 7A

Professor F. C. Fowler (Moodus, CT) - Dr. Rudolphe's Specific Remedy, for "Weak, Debilitated Men," exhibiting symptoms of everything from loss of memory to impotence, 1891

Box 7A

R. V. Wagner & Co. (Chicago, IL) - "An X-Ray Talk," extolling the virtues of the Static Cataphoresis, consisting of a cylinder of electric glass, [ca. early 1900s]

Box 7A

Radway & Co. (New York, NY) - R.R.R. remedies for ailments such as irritable urethra, ovarian tumors, dropsy, croup, consumption, and snake bites, accompanied by effusive testimonials, ca. 1880

Box 7A

Reed & Carnrick (Jersey City, NJ) - treatment of diphtheria, typhoid fever, malaria, scarlet fever, kidney disease, and pregnancy complications, using Nephritin, from the self-proclaimed "Pioneers in Glandular Therapy," 1921

Box 7A

Tarrant & Company (New York) - Tarrant's Seltzer Aperient, [ca. 1900]

Box 7A

Tyrrell's Hygienic Institute (New York, NY) - "... and exposition of Prof. Chas. A. Tyrrell's celebrated 'J. B. L. Cascade,' a device for eliminating the WASTE of the system...," with numerous testimonials, ca. 1906

Box 7A

W. M. Whitney & Co. (Albany, NY) - "Catalogue of Patent Medicines, Foods for Infants and Invalids, Perfumes, Fancy Soaps and Toilet Articles of Every Description," [ca. 1900]

Box 7A

Wells, Richardson & Co. (Burlington, VT) - Paine's Celery Compound, ca. 1894

Box 7A

William Franklin & Co. (New Haven, CT) - Myers' Extract of Rock Rose, for dyspepsia, scrofula, jaundice, and other afflictions, ca. 1852

Box 7A

World's Dispensary Medical Association (Buffalo, NY) - "The Ladies' Note-Book and Calendar," with recipes and testimonials for treatment of various diseases, using Association products such as Golden Medical Discovery and Pellets for treatment of consumption, 1881

 

Hotel, Bar, and Restaurant Supplies

Box 7A

Fox, Fultz & Co. (Boston, MA) - soda fountain equipment and supplies, 1906

Box 7A

Thos. Mills & Bro., Inc. (Philadelphia, PA) - ice cream, confectioners' and bakers' equipment, ca. 1900s-1910s

 

Household Goods and Appliances

Box 7A

Art Metal (Jamestown, NY) - steel kitchen cabinets, 1940

Box 7A

Cannon Mills, Inc. (New York, NY) - "10 Kinds of Baths and What They Can Do for You," each with their own recommended towels, 1930

Box 7A

Combination Ladder Co. (Providence, RI) - ladders, chairs, stage outfits, clothes dryers, sleds, rocking horses, 1900

Box 7A

Enterprise Manufacturing Company of Pa. (Philadelphia, PA) - irons, choppers, mills, shavers, presses, seeders, 1914

Box 7A

Hadden, Carll & Menough - tin ware, ca. 1850s-1860

Box 7A

Hill Dryer Company (Worcester, MA) - clothes dryers [umbrella style] and ash sifters, [ca. 1900]

Box 7A

Jennings Brothers (New York City) - "Japanese Paper Ware," incl. tubs, bowls, pitchers, pails, and pans, [ca. late 1800s]. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 7A

Metropolitan Washing Machine (Middlefield and Hartford, CT) - mainly testimonials, with engraved illustration, ca. 1858

Box 8

The 1900 Washer Co. (Binghamton, NY) - "Washing a Tubful in Six Minutes," featuring the "1900 Gravity Washer," produced at the largest washing machine plant in the world, according to the manufacturer, ca. 1906

Box 8

Oswego Starch Factory (Oswego, NY) - T. Kingsford & Son, Manufacturers, 1876

Box 8

Penn Furniture Company (Philadelphia, PA) - Leonard Cleanable Refrigerator, 1910

Box 8

Philippine Shell-Craft Company (Manila, Philippine Islands) - lampshades, 1925

Box 8

Sloss & Brittain (distributors - San Francisco) - Wright's Sliver Cream, 1925

Box 8

White Enamel Refrigerator Co. (Saint Paul, MN) - illustrated examples of ice boxes for the home and list of railroads that have adopted the Bohn Syphon System of Refrigeration, 1907

 

Industrial Equipment and Factory Materials

Box 8

Chapman Double Ball-Bearing Company (New York, NY) - history and description of double ball-bearings, [1904]. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 8

Greene, Twee & Co. (New York) - specialties for railroads, factories, mills, engineers, machinists, etc., 1891

Box 8

L. P. Degen Belting Co. (San Francisco, CA - leather belts for factory equipment), ca. 1912

Box 8

S. Morgan Smith Co. (York, PA) - "New Success Turbine," pamphlet and price list, 1896. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 8

Standard Coal & Fuel Co. (Boston, MA) - "The Wonderful Coal Saver Kem-Kom," 1891

Box 8

William P. Miller Company (Brooklyn, NY) - American Lubricating Compound, 1885. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 8

Worcester Brush & Scraper Company (Worcester, MA) - flue and other brushes, brooms, and glass cutters, ca. 1925

 

Insurance

Box 8

Springfield Fire & Marine Insurance Co. - Western Department, Chicago, 1910

 

Jewelry

Box 8

Fuller's Findings (n.p.) - "Jewelers' Findings," 1969

Box 8

S. Kind & Sons (Philadelphia, PA) - diamonds, jewelry, watches, pens, clocks, silver, 1915

 

Leather and Tanning Goods

Box 8

Hiram H. Kelley (Boston, MA) - leather and tools, 1887

 

Lighting

Box 8

Belson Manufacturing Company (Chicago) - theatre, display, and flood lighting, 1935

Box 8

Incandescent Supply Co. (Pittsburgh, PA) - "Luminants for Residential, Commercial and Institutional Purposes," [ca. early 1900s]

Box 8

Macbeth-Evans Glass Company (Pittsburgh, PA) - "Residence Lighting," with cover photo of a Pasadena residence living room, ca. 1910s-1920s

Box 8

Pittsburgh Supply Co. (Pittsburgh, PA) - "Standard and Equitable Pneumatic Gas Machines," to light hotels, private residences, halls, churches, mills, and factories, 1884

Box 8

R. E. Dietz Co. (New York and Chicago) - tubular, railroad, commercial and other lanterns; street lamps and oil stoves, [ca. 1880s]

 

Lightning Rods

Box 8

Boston Lightning Rod Co. (Boston, MA) - "A Few Facts concerning Modern Lightning Conductors and the Protection They Afford," [ca. 1915]

 

Medicine and Medical Supplies

Additional Note

See also: Home Remedies and Quack Cures.
Box 8

A. S. Aloe Company (St. Louis, MO) - surgical instruments, equipment, and supplies, 1930

Box 8

Battle Creek Sanitarium Co. Ltd. (Battle Creek, MI) - brochure extolling the virtues of "The Health Food Idea," with descriptions and price lists for products such as granola, granuto, toasted corn flakes, [ca. 1900-1910]

Box 8

Boston Optical Company - frames, lenses, and related, ca. 1900

Box 8

Boyle & Company (Los Angeles, CA) - drugs and pharmaceuticals, 1944

Box 8

Burdick Corporation (Milton, WI) - light therapy equipment, 1927

Box 8

California Fig Syrup Co. (San Francisco, CA) - laxative, n.d.

Box 8

Carl Zeiss (Jena, Germany; office in L.A.) - Zeiss Ophthalmological Instruments, ca. 1933

Box 9

Chloride of Silver Dry Cell Battery Company (Baltimore, MD) - batteries, electrodes, and accessories, ca. 1901

Box 9

Curtis & Spindell Co. (Lynn, MA) - "Elastic Appliances," including bandages, ca. late 1800s

Box 9

Curtis & Spindell (Lynn, MA) - "Elastic Stockings," ca. late 1800s

Box 9

Dr. J. W. Haines Co. (Cincinnati, OH) - "Golden Treatment for the Liquor Habit," 1929

Box 9

E. R. Squibb & Sons (New York) - Trade List - Jobbers' Confidential Edition, 1929

Box 9

Eastern Drug Co. (Boston) - Eastern Drug Market (serial, issued monthly), May 1920

Box 9

F. A. Hardy & Company (New York) - Surgical Catalogue, 1920

Box 9

George C. Frye (Portland, ME) - Bulletin of Surgical Instruments, June 1, 1913

Box 9

George Morlot - "The Antrophor," for treatment of female ailments, including sexually transmitted diseases, ca. 1888

Box 9

Glendale Sanitarium and Hospital (Glendale, CA) - describes the regimen promoted by the Battle Creek physiologic therapists, originated by Dr. John H. Kellogg, ca. 1910-1920

Box 9

Illinois Surgical Supply Company (Chicago, IL) - physicians and hospital supplies; surgical instruments; orthopedic and surgical supplies; office furniture and equipment, ca. 1920s-1930s

Box 9

J. H. Nicholson (New York, NY) - artificial ear drums, ca. 1885

Box 9

Lindstrom, Smith Co. (Chicago, IL) - electric vibrators, ca. 1915

Box 9

Moffat, William (New York) - Moffat's Almanac, 1859 (patent medicine almanac for Moffat's Vegetable Life Pills and Phoenix Bitters), 1858

Box 9

Pharmacal Advance (New York) - journal, 1928

Box 9

R. C. and C. S. Clark (Cleveland, OH) - Clark's Anti-Bilious Compound Almanac, 1877 (patent medicine), 1876

Box 9

Sewell O. Barnes & Sons (Gardena, CA) - "Drug Specialties and Physicians Supplies," 1916

Box 9

Wells, Rupert (M.D.) - "Radol (Wells): A Radio-Active Fluid Prepared only by Rupert Wells... and Used by Him in the Treatment of Cancer," ca. early 1900s

 

Metals (Processed) and Metal Goods

Box 9

Aluminum Company of America (Pittsburgh, PA) - booklet, printed in aluminum ink, extolling the many uses of aluminum, 1948

 

Metalworking Equipment

Box 9

Madison-Kipp Corporation (Madison, WI) - "Kipp Air Grinder," 1930

Box 9

Linde Air Products Company (New York) - welding and cutting equipment, ca. 1934-1937

Box 9

W. F. and John Barnes Company (Rockford, IL) - "Metal-Working Machinery," 1895

Box 9

Westcott Chuck Company (Oneida, NY) - lathe chucks, 1904

 

Mills and Milling Supplies

Box 9

Worden-Allen Co. (Chicago, IL) - broadside of the "Fireproof Saw Mill for the Truckee Lumber Co., Oroville, California," 1910

 

Mining

Box 9

Golden Sheaf Mining Company (Sacramento, CA) - sales brochure for a mine at Michigan Bluff, Placer County, CA, ca. 1910

Box 9

Searchlight Copper-Gold Mining Company (Los Angeles, CA) - prospectus, [ca. 1901]

 

Motion Pictures

Box 9

Kodascope Libraries, Inc. (New York) - catalog of motion pictures, 1932

 

Motorcyles

Box 9

Motorcycle Equipment Co. (Hammondsport, NY; Los Angeles) - motorcycle supplies, 1918

 

Music and Musical Instruments

Box 10

Astatic Corporation (Conneaut, OH) - crystal phonograph reproducer, 1946

Box 10

Carl Fischer, Inc. (New York) - "Instruments of the Modern Symphony Orchestra and Band" (including the Theremin), 1930

Box 10

John F. Stratton Co. (New York) - lists of musical instruments and merchandise such as strings, reeds, frets, and mouth pieces, [ca. 1890-1910]

Box 10

Kastner & Co., Ltd (London, England) - illustrated descriptions and prices for the "Autopiano" and the "Autogrand," ca. 1900-1910

Box 10

King Musical Instruments - horns, baritones, tromboniums, altoniums, sousaphones, basses, ca. 1972

Box 10

Melville Clark Piano Co. - Apollo piano player, ca. early 1900s

Box 10

Otto Heineman Phonography Supply Col, Inc. (New York) - "Spring Motors for Talking Machines and Accessories," (2 catalogs), [ca. 1905-1915]

Box 10

Otto Young & Co. (Chicago) - cameras, camera supplies, graphophones, graphophone records, and Olympia music boxes, ca. 1900

Box 10

Sonora Phonograph Corporation (New York) - phonographs, ca. 1916

Box 10

Tams-Witmark Music Library (New York) - catalog of royalty and non-royalty productions: standard grand and comic operas and operettas, etc., 1926

Box 10

Tournaphone Music Co. (Worcester, MA) - music rolls for the Cecilia, Harmonia, and Aureophone, 1885

 

Office Supplies

Box 10

Lamb Seal & Stencil Company - stencils, brands, seals and presses, pattern letters and figures, service badges, key tags, time stamps, signs, desk plates, markers, numbering machines, ca. 1926

 

Oil and Gas

Box 10

A. L. Wisner & Co. - pamphlets urging investment in crude oil in California, ca. 1904

Box 10

Alexandria Oil Co. (Oakland, CA) - foldout map and statement of potential for the Santa Paula District, Ventura Country, CA, 1901

Box 10

Angier Chemical Co. (Boston, MA) - The Petroleum Idea (serial), 1903

Box 10

Carbide and Carbon Chemicals Corporation, Pyrofax Division (New York) - pyrofax, a compressed gas derived from natural gas, for home use, 1928

Box 10

Gilmore Oil Co. (Los Angeles, CA) - "Blu Green Gas: The Longest Song in the World," n.d.

Box 10

Lincoln Oil Company (Oakland, CA) - prospectus and map for Kern River Oil District, north of Bakersfield, CA, ca. 1904

Box 10

Powell, Stockton Investment Co., Ltd. (Culver City, CA) - prospectus, map, letter to stockholders, and other material pertaining to the Kettleman Hills oil country, 1932

Box 10

Santa Fe Springs [CA] Oil Fields - maps by Laddie Boy and Are-Bee Oil, along with mounted b/w photographs of Wardman and Bell wells, ca. 1920-1929

Box 10

Standard Oil of California (San Francisco, CA) - specialty oils, greases, candles, ca. 1914

 

Paint

Box 10

Alabastine Company (Grand Rapids, MI) - "Water Color for Walls," [ca. 1920s]

Box 10

Charles William Stores (New York) - "Evercote Brand Paints," with samples, 1917

 

Photography

Box 10

American Optical Company, Instrument Division (Buffalo, NY) - Spencer MC Delineascope slide projector, ca. 1930s

Box 10

Associated Photo Products Co. (New York) - Lektro movie camera, ca. late 1940s-1950s

Box 10

Charles Beseler Co. (New York) - stereopticans, gas equipment, inhalers and laryngoscopes, ca. 1890

Box 10

E. & H. T. Anthony & Co. - "Catalogue of Photographic Albums," ca. 1875-1880

Box 10

Eastman Kodak Co. (Rochester, NY) - cameras and supplies, 1895

Box 10

G. Cramer Dry Plate Works (St. Louis, MO) - formulas and directions for using dry plates, 1885

Box 10

Seneca Camera Manufacturing Company (Rochester, NY) - plate film and view cameras, and accessories, 1908

Box 10

T. H. McAllister (New York) - stereopticons, magic lanterns, lists of views, 1891

 

Premium Catalogs

Box 11

Jonathan J. Bagley & Company (Detroit, MI) - items redeemable for coupons from tobacco purchases, 1912-1914

Box 11

Sperry and Hutchinson Company (N.p.) - S&H Green Stamps Ideabook, 1966

 

Printing and Printers' Supplies

Additional Note

Also papermaking.
Box 11

Autotype Co. - "Autotype: A Decorative and Education Art," 1896

Box 11

Bess Machine Co. (Hamilton, OH) - paper mill specialties such as the Bess Patent Splitter, 1894. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 11

Cincinnati Cordage and Paper Co. (Cincinnati, OH) - list of products, including poster paper, tags, toilet paper, and bags, 1897. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 11

Ezekiel Davis (West Fitchburg, MA) - paper mill engine roll bars, bed plates, paper trimming and rag cutter knives ..., 1878. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 11

Great Northern Paper Co. (East Millinocket, ME) - 1928 issue of The Northern. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 11

Hollingsworth & Whitney (Boston and New York) - paper bags, other papers and paper products, [ca. 1880]. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 11

International Paper Company (Hudson River Mill, NY) - history, [ca. mid 1950s]. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 11

J. A. Richards Company (Kalamazoo, MI) - printing and die-making machinery, ca. 1941

Box 11

J. W. Sefton Manufacturing Co. (Chicago, IL and Anderson, IN) - Catalogue No. 15: - paper goods, incl. confection and pie boxes, suit boxes, and oyster pails, [ca. late 1800s-early 1900s]. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 11

Japan Paper Company (New York) - Kinkami papers, [ca. 1930s]

Box 11

Marshall Papermaking Company (Turners Falls, MA) - price list and paper samples, n.d. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 11

Papermakers' Barker - souvenir edition, Spring Grove, PA, Jan. 1923, with information about several paper mills. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 11

R. R. Heywood Company (New York City) - "Fancy Lithographed, Flash and Futuristic Box Papers," 1930

Box 11

S. A. Maxwell & Co. (Chicago, IL) - "Samples of Whiting Paper Company's Fine Correspondence Papers," [ca. late 1800s-early 1900s]. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 11

Taggarts Paper Co. (Watertown, NY) - samples of poster and lining paper, [ca. late 1800s-early 1900s]. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 11

Thomas H. McCollin & Co. (Philadelphia, PA) - "Draughtsmen's Sensitive Paper. For Making Blueprints," ca. 1890. Gift of Robert Singerman.

Box 11

Westvaco - Luke Mill (Luke Mill, MD) - bicentennial edition of the Luke Mill Report, 1976. Gift of Robert Singerman.

 

Pumps

Box 11

Woodin & Little (San Francisco, CA) - pumps, windmills, pipe, lawn mowers, brass goods and hose, ca. 1890s-1900s

 

Radios

Box 11

Balkeit Radio (North Chicago, IL) - aka Balkite, offering high end radios, ca. early 1900s

Box 11

Barawik Co. (Chicago, IL) - wholesale price guide, 1929

Box 11

Burgess Battery Company (Madison, WI) - "Dry Cell 'B' Batteries for Mobile Radio Receivers," 1932

Box 11

Kolster Radio Corporation (Newark, NJ) - instruction booklets, price lists, and other ephemera of San Francisco distribution agent Allan Willard, ca. 1920s

Box 11

Lafayette Radio Manufacturing Company (New York) - tuners, amplifiers, intercoms, public address units, speakers, phonographs, 1936

Box 11

M & H Sporting Goods Co. (Philadelphia, PA) - wholesale radio catalogue, 1931

Box 11

Pooley Company (Philadelphia, PA) - radio cabinets, ca. 1928

Box 11

Radio Corporation of America (New York) - Radiola 25: Super-Heterodyne radio, ca. 1925

Box 11

Times Square Auto Supply Co., Inc. (New York) - "Broadcasting New Low Prices for Radio Sets and Supplies," incl. lists of broadcasting stations, ca. 1920s

Box 11

Tropical Radio Telegraph System (Boston, MA) - Tropical Radio System: Marine Rates-Information, ca. early 1900s

 

Railroads and Railroad Supplies

Box 12

General Electric Company (Schenectady, NY) - "Electric Railway Equipment," 1911

Box 12

Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada (Montreal, Canada) - "Book of Instructions to Freight Agents, Clerks, Checkers, and Others...," 1881

Box 12

Rock Island / Southern Pacific Lines - "Golden State Route," ca. 1927

Box 12

S. H. Quint & Sons (Philadelphia, PA) - "American Baggage Check System," 1901

Box 12

Southern Pacific Company - maps, including "Pacific Electric Railway System in Southern California," 1914, 1916

 

Real Estate

Box 12

Atascadero Colony (Atascadero, CA) - Bulletin No. 6, Oct. 1914

 

Scientific and Industrial Instruments and Supplies

Box 12

Belville, J. H. - A Complete Manual of the Thermometer (Philadelphia: McAllister & Brother, 1860)

Box 12

Boston Phrenological Society - "Catalogue of Phrenological Specimens...," 1835

Box 12

Cambridge Botanical Supply Co. (Cambridge, MA) - botanical supplies, 1909

Box 12

Iszard-Warren Company, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA) - scientific instruments, 1909

Box 12

Theo. Alteneder & Sons (Philadelphia, PA) - drawing instruments, 1908

Box 12

Wm. Gaertner & Co. - high school laboratory and demonstration apparatus, 1909

 

Seed and Nursery Catalogs

Box 12

A. H. Nichols (Santa Maria, CA) - "Gladiolus," 1936

Box 12

Aggeler & Musser Seed Co. (Los Angeles, CA) - "Grow Your Own Plants from Seed," n.d.

Box 12

Alberts & Merkel Bros, Inc. (Boynton Beach, FL) - Orchids, 1963

Box 12

Cottage Gardens Nurseries, Inc. (Eureka, CA) - "California Grown Holland Bulbs," 1917

Box 12

Dos Pueblos Orchid Company (Goleta, CA) - Orchids, [ca. 1960s]

Box 12

Germain Seed Co. (Los Angeles, CA) - "20th Annual Catalogue of Sees and Plants for 1905"

Box 12

Lester Rowntree & Co. (Carmel, CA) - "California Wild Flower Seeds," 1935, n.d.

Box 12

Marjorie Lester Gardens (Watsonville, CA) - "Roses of Yesterday and Rare Perennials," 1955

 

Sewing and Needlework

Box 12

Foley & Williams Manufacturing Co. (Cincinnati, OH) - sewing machines, washing machines, and organs, ca. 1904-1906

Box 12

Illinois Sewing Machine Co. (Rockford, IL) - New Royal sewing machine, ca. 1900

Box 12

White Sewing machine Co. (Cleveland, OH) - newsletter "The White," 1888

 

Societies and Associations

Box 12

Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (Atlanta, GA) - order form for Klan regalia and supplies, ca. 1920s

 

Sporting Goods

Box 12

A: G. Spalding & Brothers (New York, NY) - official basketball guide for women and girls, with advertisements for Spalding basketball equipment, 1934-1935

Box 12

A: G. Spalding & Brothers (New York, NY) - official soccer guide for women and girls, including rules for speedball for women and field ball, 1932-1933

Box 12

Alex Taylor & Co, Inc. (New York) - sporting equipment and clothing, bicycles, exercise machines, home movie equipment, guns and rifles, hockey, ski, football, baseball, basketball, golf equipment, and more, ca. early 1900s

Box 12

United States Rubber Company = Keds sporting and outing shoes, 1916

 

Taxidermy Supplies

Box 12

Frank B. Webster (Boston, MA) - supplies for naturalists, oologists, entomologists, and taxidermists, 1887

 

Telephone and Telegraph

Box 12

American Telephone and Telegraph Company - "The Magic of Communication," 1932

Box 12

American Telephone and Telegraph Company - "Telephone Typewriter Service," 1928

Box 12

Postal Telegraph (n.p.) - "Suggestions for Social Messages via Postal telegraph," with numeric codes to send messages via telephone for various occasion, such as Birthdays, No. 37: "Best wishes for a happy birthday now and during many years to come"

Box 12

Signalphone Manufacturing Co. (Milwaukee, WI) - phone/alarm systems for fire, police, and night watchmen, ca. 1902

 

Theatre

Box 12

Charles Meyer (New York, NY) - "Theatrical Make-Up Book," 1916

Box 12

Huiest Theatrical Scenery Co. (Troy, NY) - "Catalogue of High-Class, Elaborate, Artistic Theatrical Scenery," 1897

Box 12

Will Rossiter (Chicago) - Theatrical supplies, 1907

 

Toys and Games

Box 13

J. Weekes, Jr. & Co - toys, fancy and house furnishings, ca. 1850

Box 13

John W. Graham & Co. (Spokane, WA) - "Gifts of the Year," with toys, games, dolls, stuffed animals, manicure sets, bags and briefcases, watches, drawing sets, artists' supplies, [ca. 1927]

Box 13

Milton Bradley Co. (Springfield, MA) - kindergarten material; includes discussion about safety of papers containing arsenic, ca. 1890

Box 13

Samuel Nafew Co. (New York, NY) - office supplies, novelties, music boxes, amusement and coin controlled machines, parlor games and toys, graphophones and phonographs, magician's goods, billiard and pool tables, ca. 1897

 

Transportation

Box 13

California & Eastern Steamship Co. - postcards for freight service, listing Los Angeles Harbor, San Francisco, Oakland, and others as stops, n.d.

 

Travel and Tourism

Box 13

All-Year Club (Los Angeles, CA) - tour guides for southern California, 1928, 1938

Box 13

Gillespie Kingports & Beard (New York, NY and Philadelphia, PA) - travel tours, including California, 1924

Box 13

Golden State Auto Tours (Los Angeles, CA) - "Sight Seeing in Southern California," 1920s

Box 13

Greyhound Lines - "Bus Time Table to California," 1929

Box 13

King Trailer Co. (Torrance, CA) - "The Sport King," n.d.

Box 13

Pacific Electric Railway (Los Angeles) - brochures re sightseeing trolley trips in southern California, with maps of the railway's lines in the greater Los Angeles area, ca. 1910s, 1930s

Box 13

Paraiso Hot Springs (Monterey, CA) - "Radio-Active Waters," ca. 1925

Box 13

Potter Hotel (Santa Barbara, CA), 1915

Box 13

"Santa Barbara, California," ca. late 1920s

Box 13

San Francisco Convention & Tourist Bureau - "Come to San Francisco ... Bagdad of the West," ca. 1932

Box 13

Santa Fe Railway - "California, the Santa Fe Way," 1931

Box 13

Southern Pacific - "Home-Seekers' Excursions to California," 1901

Box 13

Southern Pacific - "How Best to See the Pacific Coast," 1931

Box 13

Southern Pacific - "How to See Twice as Much of America on Your Trip to California," ca. 1930s

Box 13

"Trolley Trails through the West" - pamphlet by Robert W. Wilson, vol. 2: "Yakima Recollections; Seattle and Vicinity," drawing comparisons to San Francisco trolley system, 1943

 

Undertaking Supplies

Box 13

Excelsior Coffin and Casket Works (Allegheny, PA) - burial cases and caskets, 1880

Box 13

J. G. Twining & Co. (Waterbury, CT) - house furnishers and undertakers, 1897

 

Water

Box 13

El-Azhar Spring Water Co. (Lowell, MA), ca. 1902

Box 13

Fairbanks, Morse & Co., Cat. H-405-B - Water Systems for Shallow and Deep Well Service, 1934

Box 13

Wyaconda Diuretic Mineral Water Co. (Chicago, IL), 1904

 

Woodworking

Box 13

Emerson, Smith & Co. (Beaver Falls, PA) - saws, 1888

Box 13

George S. Rogers & Co. (Pana, IL) - "Manual Training Supplies," 1925

Box 13

Henry Disston & Sons, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA) - files, 1922

Box 13

Henry Disston & Sons, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA) - saws, 1907

Box 13

Stanley Tools (New Britain, CT) - rafter and framing squares, 1943

 

Miscellany

Box 14

H. W. Johns Manufacturing Co. (New York) - asbestos materials, 1888

Box 14

Burlington Basket Company (Burlington, IA) - Hawkeye Baskets, 1936

Box 14

Burlington Blanket Co. (Burlington, WI) - blankets, robes, pads, 1923

Box 14

Campers Supply Co., Inc. (Los Angeles, CA) - tents and other camping equipment, ca. 1900s-1920s

Box 14

General Bakelite Company (New York) - information leaflet, 1910

Box 14

George B. Carpenter & Co. (Chicago, IL) - camp furniture and equipment, 1908

Box 14

Great Western Fixture Works (Chicago, IL) - display fixtures, 1907

Box 14

Heyman-Weil Co. (San Francisco, CA) - baskets, refrigerators, hammocks, camping equipment, 1916

Box 14

John Hofman Co. (Rochester, NY) - show cases and store fixtures, 1902

Box 14

LeRoy Tent & Awning Company (St. Louis, MO) - tarpaulins and canvas covers, ca. 1920s-1930s

Box 14

M. M. Secor Trunk Co. - trunks, bags, suitcases, 1906

Box 14

Newell, Yank (San Francisco, CA) - "Lightning Paste," [1890]

Box 14

North Bros. Manufacturing Co. (Philadelphia) - "Yankee Tool Book," 1918

Box 14

Putnam & Company (New York) - ladders, ca. 1939

Box 14

Samuel Ward Company (Boston, MA) - "Holiday Suggestions" incl. stationery, calendars, desk furnishings, travel sets, scales, and game boxes, 1905-1906

Box 14

W. A. Plummer Manufacturing Co. (San Francisco, CA) - tents, canvas goods, flags, ca. 1911