Title: Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, The

Description: Advertising card for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. showing woman and man riding a bicycle. The bicycle spokes are the printed addresses of the company's branch houses around the U.S. Card is cut in shape of the bicycle and riders. Back of card has advertising copy and says among other things: "128 Stores in the United States" and "Positively no polishing matter used in roasting our coffees...no ingredients whatever being used to make them glossy. Beware of glossy coffees." Kansas City address given on front of card:
927 Main St.
Kansas City, Mo.

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Grocery stores; Tea industry; Bicycles & tricycles; Coffee; Couples;

Local Subject(s): Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P Store)

Date: 1883

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 17 x 25 cm.

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

See Also: SC3, Box 7 Oversize

Location: SC3, Box 1, A&P

Barcode: Front: 10018963; Back: 10018964

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

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