Title: Eclipse Starch Co.
Alternate Title: Mother Goose
Description: Advertising card for the Eclipse Starch Co. showing a witch riding a goose in front of the moon with children holding hands and dancing in a circle below. Front of card says: "Mother Goose. Trade Mark. Published by Eclipse Starch Co. Kansas City, USA." Back of card says: "To the Housewife: In presenting this edition of our 'Mother Goose' stories we desire to thank our little friends for the kindly interest they have taken in our booklets..."" Card is thin, like paper, and was clearly once the cover of a booklet. Address given on back of card: Kansas City, Mo. No street address is given.
Product: Eclipse Starch
Subject(s): Advertising cards; Starch industry; Witches; Geese; Children dancing; Moon; Nursery rhymes;
Local Subject(s): Eclipse Starch Co.;
Date: ca. 1880-1900
Item Type: Advertising Card
Dimensions: 11 x 17 cm.
Collection: Advertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216
Company Notes: Address found in 1901 City Directory: 1st Corner Main.
Location: SC3, Box 2, Laundry/Laundry Products
Barcode: Front: 10019589; Back: 10019590
Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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