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TitleA. J. Runkle & Co.
Alternate TitleAlice Atherton
DescriptionAdvertising card for A. J. Runkle & Co. showing a woman in a feathered hat. Front of card says: "Alice Atherton, uses Warner Bros. Coraline Corsets, Ask for it." It also is stamped with "A. J. Runkle & Co., Dealers in Fancy Goods, Notions, Ladies' and Gents' Furnishing Goods." Back of card has an image of the corset and says: "Dr. Warner's Flexible Hip 'D' Corset. Boned with a New Material called Coraline. No more Broken Bones." followed by further advertising copy offering "A reward of $10.00 will be paid for every strip of Corline which breaks with four months' ordinary wear in a corset.." Address given on front of card:
Nos. 1044 and 1046 Main Street,
Kansas City, Mo.
ProductWarner Bros. Coraline Corsets
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Clothing stores
Corsets
Women
Local Subject(s)A. J. Runkle and Company
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions7 x 12 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
See AlsoSC3, Box 9, Scrapbook 4, page 78
LocationSC3, Box 1, Corsets
BarcodeFront: 10019302; Back: 10019303
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.