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TitleJones Dry Goods Co.
Alternate TitleThe Roosevelt Bears
DescriptionAdvertising card for Jones Dry Goods Co. showing an illustration of two bears in fancy men's attire and overcoats and tophats walking down the street. Front of card says: "No. 15 The Roosevelt Bears in New York City. 'They spent some days in seeing the town; Doing Fifth Avenue up and down.' This picture is one-quarter size of one of the 16 full-page color illustrations in 'The Roosevelt Bears'--the jolliest book of the year for boys and girls. For sale in Kansas City, Mo., by the Jones Dry Goods Co." Back of card is printed with the words "Post Card" and area to be stamped says: "Place the Stamp Here. One Cent for United States and Island Possessions, Cuba, Canada and Mexico. Two Cents for Foreign." No address is given.
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Dry goods stores
Bears
Animals in human situations
Books
Local Subject(s)Jones Dry Goods Company
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions9 x 14 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
Company NotesThe 1897 City Directory gives address: 6th N.E. Corner Main.
LocationSC3, Box 1, Dry Goods
BarcodeFront: 10019372; Back: 10019375
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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AcknowledgementThis project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.