Title: Peet Bros. Mfg. Co.

Description: Advertising card for Peet Bros. Mfg. Co. showing two boys riding in a sulky or small carriage being pulled by a girl. Back of card has a poem about "Peet's Water Queen" soap and says: "Our New Plant. Number Employees, 250. Number Salesmen, 30. Factory over 130,295 square feet of Floor Space. Capacity, 40,000,000 lbs. Laundry Soap per year. Capacity, 2,000,000 pounds Toilet. Capacity, 1,300,000 pounds Glycerine. Canned Lyes ad libitum .."." Peet Bros. Mfg. Co." No address is given.

Product: Water Queen Soap

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Household soap; Children; Carriages & coaches;

Local Subject(s): Peet Bros. Mfg. Co.; Colgate Palmolive Peet Company;

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: 101 West Levee, Kansas City, Mo. (see MVSC Q 097 E61, page 82; MVSC Q 330.9778 K16, Sept. 1919, page 647)

Location: SC3, Box 2, Soap

Barcode: Front: 10019961; Back: 10019965

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

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