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TitleSinger Manufacturing Co., The
DescriptionAdvertising card for The Singer Manufacturing Co. showing a bird building a nest, "The Earliest Singer," and a woman and little girl with a sewing machine, "The Latest Singer." Front of card tells the story of the "Tailor Bird of India" which sews leaves together to make its nest. Front lower right corner says: "J. Ottmann Lith. Co. Puck Bldg. New York." Back of card says "Seven Truths" followed by advertising copy including: "It is true .."."." That it is inhuman to barter away the health and happiness of your wife and daughter, for the few dollars, apparently saved in buying a cheap, heavy running, worthless machine. That manhood .."." demands that woman be provided with the very latest and best labor-saving devices .."."." That you will never be haunted by sad remorse for a wrong inflicted, if you buy for your wife, daughter or sweetheart, the New Light-Running Singer.." Address given on back of card:
305-307 E. Twelfth St.,
Kansas City, Mo.
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Sewing machine industry
Sewing machines
Local Subject(s)Singer Manufacturing Co.
PrinterOttmann, J. Lith. Co.
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions9 x 15 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
LocationSC3, Box 2, Sewing Machines
BarcodeFront: 10019870; Back: 10019873
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.