Advertising card for The Beaham Mfg. Co. showing a man sitting in a prison cell, hands in chains, eating a piece of bread. A sign on wall says "Bill of Fare. Bread and Water." Front of card says: "Playing Bank President In Prison." Back of card says: "Faultless Starch..."Pleases in Particular Work. Perfectly Pure, Exceedingly Strong, Very Elastic." It also describes a marketing tactic whereby one sends in the company logo cut from the product package to get "Faultless Starch Premium Pictures." It shows the logo and says: "Mail us 10 for Comic Pictures. Mail us 25 for Beautiful Pictures.." Address given on back of card: Kansas City, Mo. No street address is given.
Address in 1892 City Directory: 9th S. W. Corner Santa Fe.
Ten Little Pickaninnies [MVSC PF 648.1 T289]
SC3, Box 2, Laundry/Laundry Products
Front: 10019591; Back: 10019596
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