Advertisement for land available for purchase in the Long Island City area. It targets people who want to move out of the city, yet desire easy access into and out of the city. The five cents refers to the fare to get into the city by public...
Erie Canal; New York (State); Land sale; Advertisement.
Advertisment for New York Canal Lands on Sale that appeared on March 6, 1824 in the New-York American. Two hundred thousand acres were offered for sale on or near the intended route of the Erie Canal, anticipating accessibility by water "as soon as...
Markham, Edwin, 1852-1940. The man with the hoe, and other poems
April 29th, 1908
Prof. Edwin Markham,
West New Brighton,
Please send one copy of “The Man With The Hoe and Other Poems” to
Forest City, Iowa.
Enclosed please find seventy cents in payment of the...
Two-page letter dated April 3, 1846, from Lysander Spooner in Athol [Massachusetts] to [George] Bradburn asking "to know the truth about Mrs. [Elizabeth] Sargeant" and discussing his upcoming book that he plans to publish in several chapters.
United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn; Music publishing industry; Advertising; Musical theater--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano; Sheet music
Back cover of Born and Bred in Brooklyn. Features ads with sheet music excerpts of songs.Text, "Price 40c. Each postpaid. If you are interested in beautiful songs... in the Witmark Black and White Series. Enclose five cents in stamps for mailing."
United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn; Music publishing industry; Advertising; Newspapers
Back cover of Brooklyn Citizen March advertising the newspaper, The Brooklyn Citizen. Sample text, "Read The Brooklyn Citizen today, tomorrow and all the time if you wish to keep in touch with the news of the day. Daily, 2 Cents. Sunday 3 Cents."
Children; Stores, Retail; Jewelry; Toys; Luxuries; Silverware; United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn
Boy carrying girl on his back over stream and stepping on rocks. Verso side: text,"A large assortment of holiday goods, dolls, toys, fancy goods, silver ware, and jewelry, also fine line of albums, from 50 cents upward. Autograph and scrap books...
Das Tor, Studentenshrift Der Deutschen Verbindung, dated June 1939, Issue 1, No. 1. Price: 10 cents. Created by the German Literary Club at Queens College; front cover includes illustration of town looking through castle archway.
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...
Sledding; Stores, Retail; Winter scenes; Winter sports; Dogs; Clothing and dress; United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn
Illustration of a winter scene of people on sled sliding down snow covered hill. A dog runs alongside of the sled. Verso side: text,"Special sale of Shetland shawls. Ladies knit jackets, from 50 cents to $2.00. Beautiful children's hoods, all...
Flowers; Grocers; Groceries; Food; Coffee; Tea; United States--New York (State)--New York--Brooklyn
Illustration of blue flowers on square pattern. Verso side: Text,"Facts worth knowing..you can purchase Hamblet's extra choice teas for 35 cents per pound..which we guarantee superior to any tea sold elsewhere for 50c per pound, or money cheerfully...