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Boston Shoe Store
Boston Shoe Store
TitleBoston Shoe Store
DescriptionAdvertising card for Boston Shoe Store showing a small African American man holding a large slice of watermelon and waving off a wasp. One of two cards with similar design and theme. Front of card says: "Boston Shoe Store.." .Large stock and lowest prices in the city. Seeing is believing." Back of card is blank. Address given on front of card:
Cor. Fourth and Main Streets,
Kansas City, Mo.
Subject(s)Advertising cards
Shoe stores
African Americans
Watermelons
Wasps
Ethnic stereotypes
Local Subject(s)Boston Shoe Store
Dateca. 1880-1900
Item TypeAdvertising Card
Dimensions7 x 11 cm.
CollectionAdvertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
LocationSC3, Box 2, Shoes
Barcode10019887
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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