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Cady & Olmstead
Cady & Olmstead
TitleCady & Olmstead
DescriptionAdvertising card for Cady & Olmstead with an image of a girl wearing a winged hat. Card is cut in the shape of a traditional artist's palette, but has been damaged by a cut across the top. Front of card says: "Cady & Olmstead, Dealers in Diamonds, Watches, Clocks, Jewelry and Silverware." Back of card is blank. Address given on front of card:
718 Main St.,
Kansas City, Mo.
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Local Subject(s)Cady and Olmstead Jewelers
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions8 x 11 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
Company NotesCady and Olmstead crafted the sword of gold presented to General John J. Pershing at the dedication of the Liberty Memorial, November 1, 1921. The sword was ''eighteen-carat gold, engrossed with laurel wreaths in green and gold and studded with diamonds, rare rubies and sapphires. (For photo of the sword, see MVSC Q 330.9778 K16, October 21, 1919, page 736.)
See AlsoSC3, Box 9, Scrapbook 5, pages 68, 127; SC3, Box 9, Scrapbook 4, pages 56, 65, 77, 103
LocationSC3, Box 2, Jewelers
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.
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