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TitleWm. W. Kendall Boot & Shoe Company
Alternate TitleGeo. B. Witchell, Shoe Manufacturer
DescriptionAdvertising 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.
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Shoe stores
Local Subject(s)Kendall Boot and Shoe Company
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions8 x 14 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
LocationSC3, Box 2, Shoes
BarcodeFront: 10019920; Back: 10019923
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.