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ca 1880-1900 (2)

Watermelons (2)
Ethnic Stereotypes (2)
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African Americans (2)
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Advertising Card (2)

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1. Boston Shoe Store Boston Shoe Store ca. 1880-1900 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:...

2. J. F. Schmelzer & Sons J. F. Schmelzer & Sons ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for J. F. Schmelzer & Sons showing a barefoot African American boy in a large hat and ragged clothes carrying two watermelons, one under each arm. Front of card says: "J. F. Schmelzer...