Title: Boston Shoe Store
Description: Advertising card for Boston Shoe Store showing a small African American man holding a large slice of watermelon and waving off a wasp. One of two cards with similar design and theme. Front of card says: "Boston Shoe Store.." .Large stock and lowest prices in the city. Seeing is believing." Back of card is blank. Address given on front of card:
Cor. Fourth and Main Streets,
Kansas City, Mo.
Subject(s): Advertising cards; Shoe stores; African Americans; Watermelons; Wasps; Ethnic stereotypes;
Local Subject(s): Boston Shoe Store;
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
Location: SC3, Box 2, Shoes
Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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