Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Promotional Correspondence About Baby Contests in California and Nevada collection
Biomed.0395  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (52.74 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
Collection Overview
 
Table of contents What's This?
Description
This collection contains carbon-copy typescript correspondence from promoters to parents of contestants and winners of newspaper-sponsored baby contests in California and Nevada from 1916-1932. Includes: L'Elvezia ("the only Swiss newspaper in Italian language published in the United States") (San Francisco, California) and its "Grand $6,000 Prize Popularity Contest", which awarded 1915 Hudson and Studebaker touring automobiles, and its "Shower of Prizes for Swiss Babies", awarding a Jeffrey Four automobile (1916-1917) -- Daily News (San Francisco, California) "Shower of Prizes for Lovely Babies in Northern California" (1926) -- "The San Francisco News Fourth Annual 'Baby Revue'" (1928) -- El Imparcial's (San Francisco, California) contest (1929) -- "The Portland [Oregon] News First Annual 'Baby Revue'" (1930), awarding five Kimball baby grand pianos -- Nevada State Journal's (Reno, Nevada) contest (1932) -- "Contra Costa News baby Revue" (undated).
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Availability
Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.