Advertising card for Wm. W. Kendall Boot & Shoe Company with no image, just text. Front of card says: "Geo. B. Witchell, Shoe Manufacturer and Tanner. Leeds, Jackson County (suburb of Kansas City, Missouri.) The Largest and Most Perfect HAND-MADE SHOE in the World. Was made by GEO. B. WITCHELL for the PARIS, FRANCE, EXHIBITION OF 1867, and awarded a SPECIAL PRIZE. Weight, 65 Pounds.--Size No. 137. Now on Exhibition by WM. W. KENDALL BOOT AND SHOE COMPANY." Sticker on front of card has image of rose and says: "W. W. Kendall Boot & Shoe Co. of The West School Shoe, Kansas City, Mo." Back of card has poetic advertising copy about "G. B. W. Boots and Shoes...Sold Exclusively by Wm. W. Kendall Boot & Shoe Company." Lower left corner says: "Goggin, Printer, 9 w. 5th." Address given on back of card: 307-309-311 Delaware Street, Kansas City, Mo.
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