Five-page letter dated August 20, 1866, from A. P. Aldrich in Barnwell, South Carolina, to Lysander Spooner [of Boston, Massachusetts] regarding the economic hardships faced by the South during the reconstruction era.
United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn; Music publishing industry; Advertising; Musical instruments; Sheet music; Music stores
Back cover of Brighton Beach March. Advertisement for Blasius & Sons, piano sellers. Featuring sheet music for, "Song to the Stars." Text, "Buy your piano direct from the manufacturer. Save all immediate profits - easy terms."
Edward Volz; Businesses; Organizations; United Nations; Hunter College; Board of Trade; Advertising
Bronx Board of Trade and retail merchants want to promote shopping in the Bronx as the United Nations establishes its headquarters at Hunter College's uptown campus in the Bronx. In: Scrap Book. May 1943 - Aril 1949. (p. 48a)
Antislavery movements--United States; American Abolition Society; Slavery--Law and Legislation
Eight-page letter and envelope from Lysander Spooner in Boston [Massachusetts] to Gerrit Smith dated September 10, 1857, in which he encourages Smith to put forward a motion at the American Abolition Society annual meeting in Syracuse to purchase...
Women; Stores, Retail; Men; Painting; House furnishings; Washing machines; United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn
Illustration of a female at easel painting with male with umbrella looking over her shoulder and holding umbrella possibly at the beach. Verso side: Illustration of the Universal Wringer. Text,"Rolls of solid white rubber. Rowell's double...
Men; Stores, Retail; Dogs; Bears; Hunting; Clothing and dress; United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn
Illustration of a man sitting watching a dog run off into the background. Behind the man sits a large bear holding a rifle. The bears asks the man,"What's the Matter with that ere' Dog? Verso side: text,"Look at our prices: men's pants 85c.$1.00,...
Children; Stores, Retail; Flowers; Furniture; House furnishings; United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn
Illustration of baby in hat crying. Text,"The Babies Cry when You Fail to Buy of the Brooklyn Furniture Co. Verso side: illustration of a baby smiling. Text,"Buy at the Brooklyn Furniture Co. and make the Children Happy."
Children; Stores, Retail; Beaches; House furnishings; Carpets; Furniture; United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn
Illustration of beach scene. Children and dog in foreground. Couple with beach umbrella. Buildings in background.[possibly Coney Island]"Fine furniture, carpet, bedding stoves. For cash or time. Best and cheapest place to buy in Brooklyn."
Children; Stores, Retail; Clothing and dress; Barrels; Sewing; Sewing machines; United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn
Illustration of child who has fallen off of a wooden board that may have been balanced on a wooden barrel. A cat is fleeing the scene. A hat has fallen off of the child and a water canister is nearby. A house is in the background. Verso side:...
Men's clothing; Stores, Retail; Women's clothing; Custom-made clothing; Clothing and dress; Tailors; United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn
Illustration of elegantly dressed man and woman standing near body of water. Woman is holding a parasol. Verso side: text, "What are Misfits? They are the custom made clothing of merchant tailors left on their hands for one reason or another; these...
Children; Stores, Retail; Animals; Religion; Lamps; Petroleum; United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn
Illustration of interior of room. A family is praying and leaning on chairs. A cat is on the back of the father is kneeling and the dog is barking at the cat. Children and laughing and pointing. Verso side: text,"Buy the Hope Safety Oil, no smoke,...