Advertising card for Kansas City Oat Meal & Cereal Co. showing a waiter in tails and white bow tie carrying dishes. Front of card says: "Why is a waiter like a racehorse?" Back of card says: "Eat Atlas Oats. The great and coming food for Fathers, Mothers and Children and all who wish health combined with economy. Atlas Oats are sold in two pound packages only by all grocers." Bottom of card says: "Solution. Because he often runs for steaks, plates, or cups." Address given only as U. S. A.
Address given in 1901 City Directory: 1200 to 1208 W. 8th St., Kansas City, Mo.
SC3, Box 2, Food/Beverages/Grocers
Front: 10019462; Back: 10019467
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