Title: A. W. Alger

Description: Advertising card for A. W. Alger with two images of women in a kitchen called "The Old Way" and the "The New Way." The old way shows a stove falling apart, a broken dish, a spilling pot, a broken window, a cat and dog fleeing, and a distraught woman. It says: "She preferred the old way." The new way shows a woman in more fashionable dress playing with her children next to a stove with an orderly, functional array of pots and kettles. It says: "She prefers the 'Hull.'" Lower left corner of image is "signed."""Santa Sc." Back of card says: "The celebrated Hull Vapor Cook Stove! Over 75,000 in use. Hundreds in use in and about Kansas City and giving universal satisfaction..."."" For Sale By A. W. Alger.." Address given on back of card:
1217 Grand Ave.,
Kansas City, Mo.

Product: Hull Vapor Cook Stove

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Stoves; Housewives; Cookery;

Local Subject(s): Alger, A. W.;

Date: ca. 1880-1900

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 8 x 13 cm.

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

Location: SC3, Box 2, Stoves/Ranges/Coal

Barcode: Front: 10019983; Back: 10019988

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

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