Title: Karges & Cartwright Dry Goods Co.

Description: Advertising card for Karges & Cartwright Dry Goods Co. showing portrait of an African American smiling. Front of card says: “'Topsy' Hosiery.” Back of card says: "If you wish to buy a good hose: Then it's Topsy. If low prices please you; Then buy Topsy. If you like to have your hose Guaranteed Stainless & Fast: Call for Topsy. Topsy is the best out and is Warranted Not to fade or crock or Money refunded." Address given on front of card:
1109-1111 Main St.

Product: Topsy Hosiery

Subject(s): Advertising cards; Dry goods stores; Hosiery; African Americans;

Local Subject(s): Karges and Cartwright Dry Goods Company;

Date: ca. 1880-1900

Item Type: Advertising Card

Dimensions: 7 x 12 cm.

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

Location: SC3, Box 1, Dry Goods

Barcode: Front: 10019373; Back: 10019374

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

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