Title: Sorosis Shoe Co.

Alternate Title: A. E. Little & Co.

Description: Advertising card for the Sorosis Shoe Co. showing an assortment of images illustrating "Colonial Days in New England" including a woman doing needlework identified as "Tambour Work," couples riding through the snow on horses "to a wedding," men sitting by a fireplace smoking pipes together, and a ship identified as "The Mayflower" sailing on choppy seas. Front lower right corner of card says: "Copyright, 1905, by A. E. Little & Co., makers of Sorosis Shoes, Lynn, Mass. U. S. A." Back of card has image of a foot in a woman's shoe and says: "The Sorosis Shoe manufacturers are the only shoemakers in the world that make all their lasts and patters: fact. Sorosis Shoes for Women, for Men, for Boys, for Girls, and for Infants have style and durability; and they are to be depended upon to keep the feet that wear them very shapely and also entirely comfortable. Sorosis Trade Mark.." Address stamped on back of card:
1012 Grand Ave.

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Shoe stores; Ships; Needlework; Smoking; Sailing ships;

Local Subject(s): Sorosis Shoe Co.;

Date: ca. 1880-1900

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 14 x 17 cm.

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

Location: SC3, Box 2, Shoes

Barcode: Front: 10019942; Back: 10019943

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

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