Title: David B. Kirk & Co.

Description: Advertising card for David B. Kirk & Co. showing a girl whispering in another girl's ear. Front of card says: “Kirk's Komplete Kernel.” Back of card says: "Kirk's Komplete Kernel Whole Wheat Flour. Physicians all recommend it for a Brain and Nerve Food. We are a rushing, pushing, crowding people, whose nerves and brains are overtaxed daily in the rush for first place. This condition requires more nutritious food. Something that assimilates quickly and easily. Bread made from whole wheat will be found better than any other article on the market as a 'food.' Any grocer can furnish it. Trade supplied by David B. Kirk & Co., Flour Exporters and Jobbers, Kansas City, Mo." No street address is given.

Product: Kirk's Komplete Kernel Whole Wheat Flour

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Flour & meal industry; Girls; Whispering;

Local Subject(s): Kirk, David B. and Co.;

Date: ca. 1880-1900

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 7 x 11 cm.

Collection: Advertising Cards (SC3)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,37216

Company Notes: Address given in 1892 City Directory: 1439-1441 Liberty.

Location: SC3, Box 2, Food/Beverages/Grocers

Barcode: Front: 10019471; Back: 10019474

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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