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Object Name Booklet
Date ca. 1880-1910
Title [Advertising booklet for The Old Staten Island Dyeing Establishment]
Description Printed advertising booklet for "THE OLD STATEN ISLAND / DYEING / ESTABLISHMENT" with price list and descriptions of services. Approximately 16 pages. Tan paper cover, printed in black with name of local agent "MRS. E. FORD, / DEALER IN / Notions, Stationery, Papers, / Periodicals, China and Glassware, / Fruits, Nuts and Confectionery, also Manufacturer / of Ford's Cough Syrup, / TOTTENVILLE, S.I."; cover also contains address of the dyeing establishment's principal office at 98 Duane Street, New York, and lists branch offices in New York, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, and Baltimore. The back cover has an illustration of factory buildings and a railroad train with caption "WORKS, WEST NEW BRIGHTON, STATEN ISLAND."
Acquisition Gift of the Estate of Minnie Wood
Earliest Date 1880
Latest Date 1910
Material Paper
Subjects Dyeing
Textile industry
Price lists
Lexicon Sub-category Advertising Medium
Catalog Number 39.001.0026
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, August 2016.
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