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TitleSorosis Shoe Co.
Alternate TitleA. E. Little & Co.
DescriptionAdvertising card for the Sorosis Shoe Co. showing an assortment of images illustrating "Colonial Days in New England" including a woman doing needlework identified as "Tambour Work," couples riding through the snow on horses "to a wedding," men sitting by a fireplace smoking pipes together, and a ship identified as "The Mayflower" sailing on choppy seas. Front lower right corner of card says: "Copyright, 1905, by A. E. Little & Co., makers of Sorosis Shoes, Lynn, Mass. U. S. A." Back of card has image of a foot in a woman's shoe and says: "The Sorosis Shoe manufacturers are the only shoemakers in the world that make all their lasts and patters: fact. Sorosis Shoes for Women, for Men, for Boys, for Girls, and for Infants have style and durability; and they are to be depended upon to keep the feet that wear them very shapely and also entirely comfortable. Sorosis Trade Mark.." Address stamped on back of card:
1012 Grand Ave.
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Shoe stores
Ships
Needlework
Smoking
Sailing ships
Local Subject(s)Sorosis Shoe Co.
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions14 x 17 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
LocationSC3, Box 2, Shoes
BarcodeFront: 10019942; Back: 10019943
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.