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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