Title: Midland Tobacco Works

Description: Advertising card for Midland Tobacco Works showing a girl and a boy sitting in a large basket "rowing" with brooms as if it is a boat. Front of card says: "Chew 'Silver Cross' Plug, You will like it. Manufactured by Midland Tobacco Works." Back of card is blank. Address given on front of card:
Kansas City, Mo. No street address is given.

Product: Silver Cross Plug

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Tobacco shops; Tobacco products; Smokeless tobacco; Children playing; Boats; Rowing; Brooms & brushes;

Local Subject(s): Midland Tobacco Works;

Date: ca. 1880-1900

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 8 x 12 cm.

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

Company Notes: Address in 1892 City Directory: 608 Broadway.

Location: SC3, Box 2, Specialty Shops

Barcode: 10019979

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

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