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TitleJones Dry Goods Co.
DescriptionAdvertising card for Jones Dry Goods Co. showing an image of a white man in a pith helmet looking at a black man in native dress with spear and shield resting on tree behind. Caption says: "The Great American Chief." Front of card has small image of a fly and says: "Put up in liquid and powder packages. Van Fossen's Sudden Death. To all insects that have no lungs. Such as Cockroaches, Bed Bugs, Moths, Ants, Fleas, Chicken Lice, Flies and Potato Bugs. Try it. Send for Circular. Guaranteed to do the work or money Refunded. Office 931 Holmes St., Kansas City, Mo. Presented by Jones Dry Goods Co." Back of card has Kansas City street directory and says: "Van Fossen's Sudden Death 702 E. 19th Street, Kansas City, Mo.." Address given on back of card for Jones' Dry Goods Co.."
Drug Department
Cor. 6th and Main Sts.,
Kansas City, Mo.
ProductVan Fossen's Sudden Death
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Pest control
Dry goods stores
Tribal chiefs
Local Subject(s)Jones Dry Goods Company
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions7 x 14 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
LocationSC3, Box 2, Patent Medicines
BarcodeFront: 10019691; Back: 10019696
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.